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Use the self-evaluation and integration planning process to create wider awareness of the benefits of weather integration to improve TMC operations.Experience from four Transportation Management Centers' efforts to identify and implement strategies to meet their weather integration needs.
Incorporate contractual provisions to conduct on-site traffic signal hardware and software demonstration testing and provide sufficient project oversight to ensure vendors meet agency requirements.Experience implementing an ATMS in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Be aware that integration of advanced transportation management systems, regardless of size, creates challenges throughout project deployment.Experience implementing an ATMS is Fort Collins, Colorado.
Consider including in-house ITS expertise and task order project configuration for complex ITS projects.Colorado's DOT (CDOT)'s experience implementing an integrated TMC.
Apply system engineering principles for the success of complex ITS projects.Colorado DOT's experience implementing an integrated TMC.
Draw on the strengths of complementary relationships between the public and private sectors for successful implementation of ITS projects.The E-470 Public Highway Authority’s experience in forging public-private partnerships for design, construction, operations, and maintenance of an electronic toll highway facility.
Divide large-scale ITS projects into smaller, individual task orders to enhance project management capabilities.A Colorado DOT experience in deploying the I-70 ITS Integration project
Establish partnerships with agencies that share regional ITS needs in order to maximize synergies. A Colorado DOT experience in deploying the I-70 ITS Integration project
Assess what users want when developing a traffic information Web site.The experience of several of the nation’s top traffic and transit information Web site developers.
Develop a unified approach for a statewide intelligent transportation systems (ITS) deployment policy.A New Jersey Department of Transportation experience with ITS operations and maintenance in Transportation Operations Centers (TOCs).
Recognize the value of inter-agency partnerships when implementing ITS projects.A Colorado DOT experience in deploying a large multi-jurisdictional ITS project
Maintain owner control and consistent oversight when using a System Integrator for project implementation to keep project on time and on budget.A Colorado DOT experience in deploying a large multi-jurisdictional ITS project
Consider dividing a large ITS project into manageable task orders.A Colorado DOT experience in deploying a large multi-jurisdictional ITS project
Apply systems engineering principles for improved project management.A Colorado DOT experience in deploying a large multi-jurisdictional ITS project
Use the National ITS Architecture's User Services and User Service Objectives to reduce the effort required for planning and streamline the process of developing a regional ITS vision.National experience developing regional ITS visions.
Include certain components to make the Regional ITS Strategic Plan useful in implementation.National experience developing Regional ITS Strategic Plans to guide implementation.
Create multi-modal ITS plans focusing on needs and update them frequently, balancing process and projects and considering communication and coordination while ensuring that adequate resources are dedicated to implementation.National experience with ITS strategic planning at the overview level.
Use the systems goal/objectives as the initial source of desired system functionality and then use concepts in the National ITS Architecture to develop appropriate ITS projects.National experience identifying desired ITS functionalities and developing projects to perform them.
Recognize that rapid technological advances are taking place in the ITS industry when selecting specific ITS technologies.National experience selecting specific ITS technologies for regional and rural application.
Identify regional needs from the bottom up and ensure that specific rural needs are not neglected in state/regional ITS strategic plans.National experience with performing regional inventories and defining needs for ITS strategic plans.
Take advantage of FHWA's investment in the National ITS Architecture, training, and technical assistance to minimize the effort required to develop a Regional ITS Architecture.National experience developing Regional ITS Architectures.
Make use of the National ITS Architecture's Market Packages and associate them with identified needs to streamline the decision-making process for regional ITS plans.National experience using Market Packages to create regional ITS plans.
Ensure adequate time and resources are available at the end of the creation of the Regional ITS Strategic Plan for ongoing stakeholder outreach.National experience gaining stakeholder acceptance of Regional ITS Strategic Plans.
Partner with neighboring agencies, either formally or informally, to address institutional challenges and benefit from cross-jurisdictional traffic signal coordination.The experience of five regions with cross-jurisdictional signal timing.
Use speed warning signs on dangerous curves to reduce speeds of trucks.Colorado DOT utilizes low cost system to reduce truck speeds on mountain passes.
Use the National ITS Architecture to streamline the development of an integrated framework for deploying effective and interoperable ITS.California, Colorado, Montana, New York and Washington’s experiences with using the National ITS Architecture.
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