Institutional Architectures to Improve Systems Operations and Management

TRB / SHRP2 Program

Issue Date: 2012-02-21

Overview: Institutional Architectures to Support Operational Strategies combines both research and guidance relating to the institutional preconditions within state DOTs for effective management of non-recurring congestion. The objective of the project is to identify the preconditions to “institutionalizing” TSM&O as a continuously-improving formal agency program.

This project produced a companion document, Guide to Improving Capability for Systems Operations and Management

Publication Number: Report S2-L06-RR-1

ISBN Number: 978-0-309-12905-3

Source Organization Location: Washington, DC

Operations Area of Practice: ITS standards and specifications, ITS System architecture, Systems engineering, Business Processes/Policies and Procedures, Interagency Agreements / Cooperation / MOUs, Leadership, Organizational Models, Performance Management, Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), SHRP2 Tools, Standards and Specifications, Strategic Planning, Tools for Small Agencies, TSMO Culture, Planning for Operations

Organizational Capability Element: Planning, Programming/Budget/Funding, Project Development, Performance Measurement, Standards and Interoperability, System Architecture / Engineering, Testing, Verification & Validation (V&V), Leadership/Championship, Program Status/Authorities, Organizational Structure/Staffing, Program Status, Recruitment and Retention, Local government/MPO/RTPA cooperation, Outsourcing/PPP

Content Type: Research

Role in Organization: Director / Program Manager, Engineer, Manager / First Line Supervisor, Principal Engineer, Researcher/Academic, Senior Engineer, Senior Manager, Transit Professional, Transportation Planner

Publishing Organization: SHRP2 Program

Objective: Available Tools, How-To