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.

Deployment of Smart Corridor Infrastructure to Monitor and Improve Performance

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How smart technology reduced travel times in a complicated corridor with six signalized traffic signals. About smart intersection solutions that offer the ability to use high-resolution detection and data collection to operate signals and corridors more... Learn More

International Border Wait Time Reliability Between Western New York and Southern Ontario

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How multiple agencies across international borders worked together to collect useful data. How personal Wi-Fi/Bluetooth enabled devices were used to collect data on wait time in vehicles. How data collected allows the capability to provide the traveling public... Learn More

ATMS Infrastructure Alignment Project

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How an Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) software platform was created to upgrade existing ITS infrastructure to a modern and sustainable digital platform. How the new system allowed for network security to be brought up to state security standards so that... Learn More

Business 40 Tow and Recovery Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) institutes a towing contract as part of a suite of TSMO strategies to manage traffic during the reconstruction of Business 40. How incidents were divided into Minor, Intermediate, and Major categories for... Learn More

Ohio DOT’s TOAST Program

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Ways that the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) combined several data sources to develop a traffic operations assessment systems tool (TOAST). How the development and release of TOAST was directly responsible for ODOT receiving dedicated, programmatic level... Learn More

Where the Data Meets the Highway: Creating Connections and Making Data-Driven Decisions Through an Enterprise Data Warehouse

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: Some benefits of combining several data sources into one enterprise data source. How groups can benefit and make cases for change by pulling data from the enterprise system. Some efforts that need to continue to make sure the enterprise data system remains... Learn More

Central RTMC Regional Operations Plan

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) developed Regional Operations Plans to help secure future capital funding for TSMO projects. About the TSMO Guidebook that was developed to provide a clear connection between planning processes such as... Learn More

Severe Incident Response Vehicle (SIRV) Arterial Patrol

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How retired enforcement officers, fire rescue workers and military personnel bring their extensive emergency training to Severe Incident Repose Vehicle (SIVR) operations. How the SIRV system can be successfully implemented for Arterial Management Programs (AMP)... 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

Interoperability Communications in TIM

IN THIS CASE STUDY YOU WILL LEARN: How an off the shelf interoperability platform MutuaLink can provide interoperability between communications centers, field units, and partner agencies in the event of large- scale regional emergencies. How the interoperability was used to increase interagency... Learn More