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Talking TIM and TMC Crossover Event: Opportunities for Traffic Management Systems to Share Information on Incidents

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The Talking TIM webinar series and TMC webinar series are holding a joint even on Wednesday, June 26 at 1:30pm ET.

The webinar will describe current challenges to sharing incident information and identify technologies, tools, and resources that may be procured, developed and/or integrated into existing TMSs. The webinar will describe the operational benefits of these emerging applications, focusing on how they enable more effective exchange of information among different agencies. The webinar will also discuss considerations for effective implementation and effective practices. Lastly, the webinar will highlight agency practices and lessons learned.  

This webinar is part of Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study project to share information on traffic management system (TMS) emerging topics and an ongoing series focused on sharing information on emerging traffic management system (TMS) topics being co-sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE), Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study, and FHWA.


  • Chris Siavrakas (Utah DOT), Moderator
  • Les Jacobson (LNJ Transportation Consulting)
  • Josh Halterman (Iowa DOT)
  • Brent Atkinson (Oregon DOT)
  • Rick Dye (Maryland DOT)

The previous webinars in the TMC series can be found here

More resources on TMCs are available here

Previous Talking TIM webinars can be found here.

Learning Objectives:

The intent of this webinar is to share information on technologies and tools that can be used to share information quickly and effectively among agencies. The integration of such technologies and tools will improve coordination among agencies leading to faster incident response and clearance times.  

Target Audience:

  • State and Local Departments of Transportation;
  • Traffic Management Center Management;
  • Consultants or contractors;
  • Researcher/Academic; and
  • Other individuals interested in or responsible for:
    • managing traffic;
    • coordinating and responding to incidents and planned and unplanned events; and
    • planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, managing, and operating TMSs.

Event Type:


Organizational Capability Element:

    Traffic Incident Management

Operations Area of Practice:

    Transportation Management Centers (TMC / TOC)