NOCoE Case Studies

NOCoE Case Studies capture the strategies and practices currently being deployed to advance the TSMO industry and enable TSMO practitioners to save lives, time, and money.

Case studies are developed in partnership with the authoring organization or individual to succinctly transfer knowledge for the effective use by others in the industry.

Many of the case studies come from TSMO Award Submissions. Please be sure to consider submitting your practices for upcoming awards.

Additional case studies focus on academic and industry collaboration models, the 2017 solar eclipse, and other TSMO practices being deployed throughout the country.

US Route 1 Hard Shoulder Running

In This Case Study You Will Learn New Jersey DOT identified lane reduction as the main contributor to congestion on a key corridor. Hard should running was piloted as the solution to reduce congestion and improve travel times through the US Route 1 corridor. A measurable decrease in travel times... Learn More

US 90 Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. How SPaT can serve as a first step in the deployment of connected vehicle technologies. 2. The importance of field reviews, placement of devices and how to develop an understanding of the geography of the roadway in order to deploy SPaT. 3. The importance of... Learn More

US - 23 Flex Route Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: MDOT developed specialized training for Flex Route Operators as well as eleven Quick Reference Guides. Along with the Flex Route system, MDOT incorporated other safety innovations and multi-modal opportunities into the project. The Flex Route improved system... Learn More

Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) for Collision Reconstruction

In this Case Study You Will Learn: Crash documentation has developed from measuring tape and camera to 3D imaging to significantly benefit the collisions reconstruction process. UAS mounted 3D scanners significantly reduce the time to reconstruct a crash. Increase efficiency allows for more rapid... Learn More

TSMO-TIP and SISP Project Selection and Prioritization

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: 1. How the Wisconsin State Legislature provided the ability for the State to appropriate funds for installation, replacement or rehabilitation of traffic signals and ITS deployments not incidental to another highway improvement. 2. How the Wisconsin DOT launched... Learn More

TSMO Strategies and Implementation Across Caltrans

In This Case Study You Will Learn Efforts to align Caltrans) with TSMO principals began in early 2013 with a multi- agency workshop at the FHWA California Division Office, followed by a more focused workshop in Caltrans District 7. Addressing the organizational structure and makeup was a major... Learn More

TSMO Scoping Form

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How a Florida DOT District Office developed a way to make sure that recommended TSMO features didn’t fall through the cracks on projects. How FDOT District 4 revamped their TSMO Scoping Form to work efficiently with their project planning process. How the TSMO... Learn More

TSMO Roosevelt Bridge Response

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the District Four TSMO program organized and created real-time solutions to enhance work zone management efforts and improve safety and mobility during the emergency closure of the Roosevelt Bridge How the TSMO team utilized all available resources to inform... Learn More

TSMO Project Selection and Prioritization Process

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How FDOT’s TSMO Strategic Plan ensures TSMO is incorporated into FDOT capital infrastructure process. How the plan established guidance for prioritization and selection of TSMO projects and helps make recommendations for development of programmatic funding. How... Learn More

TSMO Project Selection and Prioritization

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How ODOT generated a method to prioritize projects for a new TSMO Capital Program, the first new Capital Program created at ODOT in nearly 20 years. How the program derived a data-driven metric to identify poor performing segments within the State Highway system... Learn More