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.

TSMO Performance Program and Traffic Operations Analytics Tool

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How PennDOT used PennDOT’s Crash Reporting System (CRS) and Road Condition Reporting System (RCRS), with a traffic speed probe data from INRIX, and crowd sourced incident data from Waze to help make TSMO decisions. How the data aggregation increased the accuracy... Learn More

TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool (IPT)

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Nevada DOT developed the TSMO Investment Prioritization Tool (IPT) to help identify and prioritize projects based on the state’s transportation priorities, and in a manner that best help achieve the established TSMO goals and objectives. How NDOT collaborated... Learn More

TSMO in Action: Interstate 40 Resurfacing and Operations Improvements in Knoxville

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How a Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) resurfacing project became a maintenance project, paving project, and safety project combined into one. How new signage emphasized the new conditions, and how installing route shields to further help motorists... Learn More

TSMO Implementations on I-25 and I-70 Work Zones

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Colorado used permanent and portable ITS systems to implement Smart Work Zone technology on two high profile construction projects The process for developing guidelines and specifications for use of the SWZ technology How communication across law enforcement... Learn More

TSMO Evaluation Tool

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: About NDOT’s development of a spreadsheet based tool to evaluate where TSMO can be incorporated into projects. How the NDOT TSMO Evaluation Tool utilizes the TSMO Strategic goals and objectives as the project scoping evaluation framework. How the tool will be used... Learn More

Truck Safety Warning System

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: An automated warning system alerts truck drivers of critical situations with relevant warning signals and alert messages A traffic operations center (TOC) is able to verify a truck rollover by using one of the NJDOT’s traffic surveillance cameras and thus... Learn More

Transportation Systems Management and Operations Strategic Plan

In This Case Study You Will Learn: Three distinct sets of goals were identified around (1)existing work, (2) enhanced or focused work, and (3) via implementation of new strategies. The TSMO plan incorporated connected vehicle pilot projects. Mainstreaming TSMO in all districts was also a major... Learn More

Traffic Signal Modernization Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How Tennessee DOT worked with local government agencies to modernize traffic signal systems in both small and large agencies to reduce crashes, improve traffic operations, system reliability How TDOT partnered with the American Council of Engineering Companies (... Learn More

Traffic Incident Management from Good to Great

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN Florida was among the first states in the nation where integration of state police computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and RTMC software occurred, which continues to this day. FDOT’s safety service patrol program, known as the Road Rangers, patrols more than 1,500... Learn More

Traffic Incident Communication Platform

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How integration with transportation users can help develop a Mobility Action Plan. How the use of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based real-time data management platform helped mitigate congestion. How the city worked successfully with the application developer... Learn More