Our transportation agencies are on the cutting edge of Information Technology with Connected & Autonomous Vehicles, Integrated & Active Corridors, Software Applications, and Multiple Networks. It has never been more critical to properly define and understand the basics of a Cyber Security Program. Every agency should be clear on why is it important? How are they exposed? What are the risks? How IT and Cyber Security work together? What are the available resources? Who needs to be engaged and when? How to develop a program?
On January 31, FHWA, AASHTO, and NOCoE held a Part 2 of the TSMO Program Plan Development Roundtable. Agencies spoke on issues encountered as they developed and used their plans to facilitate the integration and mainstreaming of TSMO within their agency.
The National Operations Center of Excellence is currently evaluating its suite of services from 2016, in order to identify improvements for future offerings. Please visit the link below, and answer a series of questions about each of the services that you participated in during 2016. Based on your level of participating in previous services, we anticipate the survey will take between 5 and 20 minutes to complete.
The Board of Directors of the National Operations Center of Excellence has named Patrick Son, P.E., as its Managing Director, effective August 3, 2016.
Son is a registered civil engineer with more than 10 years of experience including transportation and traffic planning, design, operations, and construction inspection. Son has also managed and worked in a nonprofit environment working directly with transportation stakeholders and is actively involved in volunteer engagement.
In December 2015, The Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and the Maricopa County Department of Transportation hosted a Regional Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Summit in Phoenix, Arizona. This event was sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) along with Arizona Council for Transportation Innovation and Federal Highway Administration.
The Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Maricopa County Department of Transportation hosted the Southwest Regional Incident Management (TIM) Summit in Phoenix, AZ, December 9-10th. This event was sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) as well as by the Federal Highway Authority. The word Summit was used deliberately by the organizers, rather than conference, symposium, or meeting.
In conjunction with this year’s Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, the National Operations Center of Excellence is celebrating its first anniversary. This time last year the NOCoE was officially launched by its four partners: The American Association of State Highway a
My daughter had wished for some art supplies this past Christmas. As focused as she was on her science classes at college, she needed a diversion - something to take her away from the every day stresses of being a college student. The art of drawing proved to be the escape she needed. Santa was kind to her and gave her the gift she had wished for - lots of paint, brushes and blank canvas! She has been painting away ever since using her vivid imagination. At this point, you may be wondering how is this tied to the National Operations Center of Execellence (NOCoE).