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Consider implementing interim traffic management systems (ITMS) for long-term construction projects.Lessons Learned in the Palm Beach ITMS Deployment and Operation
Focus on the integration of business processes at the institutional or programmatic level rather than at the operations level.Experience from industry experts in the United States
Use Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation (AMS) to identify gaps, determine constraints, and invest in the best combination of Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) strategies.Experience with the AMS framework on the ICM Test Corridor, San Francisco.
Package road value-pricing strategies with technology upgrades and conduct extensive outreach that involves champions, stakeholders, and the general public.Experience nationwide with FHWA's congestion and value pricing pilot programs.
Beware that modeling may not be a suitable substitute for before-after studies of ITS integration projects.Experience from Minnesota's Traveler Information Guidance and Emergency Routing (TIGER) Project.
Secure high level management support and broad participation throughout an organization during the implementation and operation of transit automatic vehicle location systems.A synthesis of transit agency experience with bus AVL systems
Plan for cellular communications to evolve and transition to new communication technologies every few years.A synthesis of transit agency experience with bus AVL systems
Plan for logistical and operational issues prior to project implementation.Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s experience implementing ITS support equipment and technologies.
Consider the impact fees have on parking behavior.Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.
Consider dynamic natural conditions and surrounding landscapes when selecting technologies for animal detection system deployments.Montana and Pennsylvania’s experience with deploying animal detection systems.
Ensure public familiarity with animal detection systems by displaying signs so that they are easily understood and by providing basic system information prior to deployment.Montana and Pennsylvania’s experience with deploying animal detection systems.
Anticipate ongoing modifications to transit communication systems when integrating a Transportation Management Center with Computer Aided Dispatch systems.Utah's experience with integrating a Transportation Management Center with Computer Aided Dispatch systems.
Develop a user-oriented system for displaying travel time messages on dynamic messages signs. Four American Cities' experiences with Travel Time Messaging on Dynamic Message Signs.
Implement ATIS technology in a way that supports the maintenance staff.Washington's experience in deploying five Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) projects and developing a standardized approach for evaluating ATIS projects.
Use transit intelligent transportation systems (ITS) technologies in rural areas to save agency staff time and create a more user-friendly system.The experience of several states in the implementation of ITS to rural transit.
Engage in active management of managed lanes projects.The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.
Adopt a performance-based, proactive approach to traffic signal system operations in order to maximize operational efficiency.The City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works' experience.
Maintain adequate funding and personnel levels to maximize efficient operation of traffic signal systems operations.The City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works' experience.
Consider various technical applications and processes, such as using GIS, evaluating systems compatibility and the facility for upgrades, when deploying ITS.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
Establish and follow a comprehensive project plan in anticipation of the deployment of ITS resources.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
Participate in truckers' meetings to advertise new freight advanced traveler information systems, communicate changes in existing systems, and obtain feedback from stakeholders.Experience in mobility management and freight data in Washington State
Expect that new technology will require modifications before it is useable.A Washington State experience with testing of electronic container door seals (E-seal) through a freight supply chain.
Design and tailor system technology to deliver information of useful quality and quantity, that the user can reasonably absorb.Virginia's experience implementing a pilot automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in an urban winter maintenance operations setting
When deploying ITS for transit service, perform a technology assessment during the planning phase, gather technology operator input, and designate a project manager with adequate decision-making authority.Experience deploying ITS for transit service in a suburban area
Make system maintenance response time and local presence a priority when selecting a systems integrator.Ventura County’s experience with an transit fare collection system integration.
Ensure that privatization agreements for the management of toll lanes retain the right for the public agency to improve upon or build transportation facilities that may potentially compete with the privatized toll lanes.Experience from California’s State Route 91 value -priced express lanes.
Consider reconfiguring and integrating existing roadway management IT systems whenever possible to save costs associated with implementing new systems.Phoenix’s experiences with integrating roadway management IT systems.
Anticipate challenges with the ITS technology being tested, including problems with software modification and adaptation of previously developed technology.A Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with testing of new variable speed limit technology to reduce winter accidents on a mountain pass.
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