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Coffee Break TSMO: Students Who are Solving Real-World Transportation Challenges


The June 2024 Coffee Break TSMO featured the four finalist teams from the 2024 Transportation Technology Tournament. This year's finalists are from:

  • FIU and Florida Atlantic University
  • University of Texas - Arlington
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Washington

We heard from the students about their projects, biggest challenges in applying TSMO solutions, and where they are in preparing for their career. The four teams will compete at the TTT Final Event, live at ITE Annual Meeting on July 21. Previous winners and more about the tournament can be found here:



Coffee Break TSMO is a monthly webinar series brought to you by the National Operations Center of Excellence. Each month we'll host a discussion on an important topic from the world of TSMO. The NOCoE team will highlight resources, we’ll talk with subject matter experts on TSMO strategies, and we’ll focus on students and the next generation of transportation workforce.

In 2024, topics include:

  • 2026 World Cup Planning
  • The role of local and regional agencies for operations
  • Next Gen TIM
  • Workforce Resources
  • The Transportation Technology Tournament
  • Award Winners and Case Studies
  • 2024 TSMO Trends Survey
  • TSMO and Transit
  • Planned Special Events

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    Emergency Transportation Operations
    Planned Special Event Management
    Outreach & Marketing
    Education, Training & Professional Activities

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