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Manage impacts of technology advancements on TMC operations.A Survey of National TMC Operators Identifies Strategies for Managing Technology Impacts on TMCs
Engage political champions to keep controversial High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) lane projects on track.Experience with the variable pricing projects in Los Angeles (Interim Results)
Utilize organizational assets and competencies effectively; do not underestimate the need and efforts for building internal consensus and cultural change when implementing a new parking management system.San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's experience in implementing advanced parking management (Interim Results).
Conduct extensive outreach, be transparent about goals, policies, and methods of installing an advanced parking management system, and communicate clearly how the revenue from a new parking management system will be used.San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's experience in implementing advanced parking management (Interim Results).
In planning for a demand-responsive pricing based parking management system, involve executive leadership, seek strong intellectual foundations, strike the right balance between complexity and simplicity, and emphasize data collection and project evaluation.San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s experience in implementing advanced parking management (Interim Results).
Provide written procedures and training for issuing warnings to Regional Transportation Management Center operators for successful weather integration. Lessons from the evaluation of the Caltrans District 3 experience in implementing a weather alert notification system
Consider implementing interim traffic management systems (ITMS) for long-term construction projects.Lessons Learned in the Palm Beach ITMS Deployment and Operation
Design a trip planning website to capture and convey real-world factors such as gas prices and congestion information.Evaluation of a Multimodal Trip Planning System (MMTPS) in Northeastern Illinois
Consider New Approaches to Address Distracted Driving when Designing and Developing ITS ApplicationsThe USDOT evaluated Eight National ITS Application Test Sites to determine whether these projects met goals and to extract lessons learned in development and deployment
Consider the User Experience when Designing and Developing ITS ApplicationsThe USDOT evaluated Eight National ITS Application Test Sites to determine whether these projects met goals and to extract lessons learned in development and deployment
Consider Alternative Approaches and Sources for Collecting and Using Traffic DataThe USDOT evaluated Eight National ITS Application Test Sites to determine whether these projects met goals and to extract lessons learned in development and deployment.
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
Create performance standards for operational effectiveness of a pricing program, define business rules for back-office operations, and refine operations practices based on needs.Experience from road pricing programs in Europe and Asia
Understand that while the viability of pricing programs is impacted by political actions, pricing signal is a potential tool for developing a sustainable transportation system.Experience from road pricing programs in Europe and Asia
Consider advantages of open-source designs and beware of legal challenges in road pricing systems procurement.Experience from road pricing programs in Europe and Asia
Beware that schedule and costs of road pricing projects are affected by various factors including legislative outcomes, clarity and specificity of scope, and contracting methods.Experience from road pricing programs in Europe and Asia
Grow regional road pricing policies from individual projects and develop modeling tools that reflect a wide range of impacts.Experience in four metropolitan areas
Enhance traffic flow in a regional, multi-state corridor by using vehicle probes to monitor real-time traffic conditions. I-95Corridor Coalition Experience with Vehicle Probes
Use vehicle probes to monitor traffic cost-effectively, manage incidents and queue ups proactively, reduce delays, and increase traveler satisfaction along a multi-state transportation corridor.I-95Corridor Coalition Experience with Vehicle Probes
Understand the Impacts on Public Sector Infrastructure due to Connected Vehicle DeploymentsA survey of lessons learned through deployment of V2I test beds
Identify functional boundaries and needs for cross jurisdictional control required to implement adaptive signal control and transit signal priority systems.Smart Corridor experience in Atlanta, Georgia
Identify champions early to facilitate communications, project management, and staff ownership for successful deployment of a comprehensive transit ITS program.Washoe County’s experience implementing a comprehensive transit ITS program.
Develop a long-term ITS vision and use systems engineering processes to successfully manage ITS deployments.Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS
Develop long-term vision and goals for agency’s ITS program and ensure timely completion of long lead-time activities to support future ITS initiatives.Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS
Tailor the standard systems engineering process model to suit an agency’s ITS deployment scale and needs.Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS
Ensure proper sequencing of ITS deployments with careful consideration to dependencies among projects and utilize a data warehouse to lessen complexity in ITS integration.Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS
Reach out to a broad range of stakeholders and deploy early the projects that demonstrate easy-to-see benefits to build momentum for agency’s ITS program.Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS
Assure public acceptance prior to implementation of electronic congestion pricing solutions.International experience with congestion pricing
Consider user acceptance of driver fatigue detection systems to be dependent on ease of use, ease of learning, perceived value, driver behavior, and advocacy. Nationwide experience with driver fatigue detection measures and technologies
Develop policies for carbon trading rights and risk management.A New Mexico DOT experience with carbon sequestering
Develop carbon sequestration protocols and processes for grasslands in the highway right of way.A New Mexico DOT experience with carbon sequestering
Assess security risks, threats, vulnerabilities, and identify countermeasures to ensure operations of transportation management centers.Experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
Deploy a variable speed limit system only after the software systems required to support it are mature and reliable. Experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
Beware of challenges involved in developing an integrated statewide operations system for traffic monitoring, incident data capture, weather information, and traveler information—all seamlessly controlled by a central software system. Statewide systems implementation experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
Define a vision for software operations upfront and follow sound systems engineering practices for successfully deploying a complex software system. Experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
Develop an effective evacuation plan for special event that gathers a large audience and consider co-locating the responding agencies in a joint command center.Experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
To support statewide traveler information services, design and implement reliable interface software processes to capture incident data from the local and highway patrol police’s computer aided dispatch systems.Statewide systems implementation experience from iFlorida Model Deployment
Strengthen the ability to coordinate and manage operations for planned special events by co-locating a traffic management center with a public safety center with representatives from police, fire and 9-1-1.Experience from Montgomery County, Maryland using ITS for planned special events.
Use portable ITS equipment to monitor and control traffic flow at major signalized intersections located at entrance and exit points near planned special events.Experience from Dutchess County, New York using ITS for planned special events in a rural area.
Consider deploying ITS in a work zone to improve traffic safety and mobility during construction.Arkansas' experience using ITS in work zones.
Maintain ownership of the work zone ITS system and monitor vendor's work diligently to assure proper system operation.North Carolina's experience implementing ITS solutions in work zones.
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.
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.
Ensure that new technology deployed in a weigh station to detect high-risk heavy trucks is in alignment with state organizational goals and inspection priorities.Evaluation of an Integrated Safety and Security Enforcement System (ISSES) in a weigh station on I-75 in Kentucky installed to detect high-risk heavy trucks
Implement travel demand management and ITS strategies to successfully reduce congestion and delay during special events.Phoenix International Raceway's experience with TDM strategies.
Consider the impact fees have on parking behavior.Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.
Prepare in advance for severe weather by staffing enough snow plow operators and ensuring that public information systems will be updated with current weather and road conditions.Experience from the 2007 winter storm emergency response in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Facilitate integration of CVISN by establishing cooperative relationship among stakeholders and promoting incentives to improve mobile communications and enhance enforcement.Nationwide experience of CVISN Managers
Identify key design issues in the deployment of advanced parking management systems (APMS).Experience from APMS deployment sites.
Involve all appropriate stakeholders in a formal and collaborative manner during each phase of the advanced parking management systems (APMS) project.Experience from APMS deployment sites.
Utilize transportation tools in communications, traffic control, and monitoring and prediction to maximize the ability of the highway network to support evacuation operations.Experience nationwide in the successful use of the transportation network in emergency evacuations with advance notice.
Include public and private sector transportation organizations as stakeholders in emergency evacuation operations and involve them in the preparedness and response planning.Experience nationwide in the successful use of the transportation network in emergency evacuations with advance notice.
Utilize ITS technologies to improve highway efficiency in emergency evacuations with advance notice.Experience nationwide in the successful use of the transportation network in emergency evacuations with advance notice.
Use a common Concept of Operations for evacuation operations that clarifies stakeholder roles and defines coordination activities for all operational phases of the evacuation.Usefulness of a shared transportation operations plan in emergency evacuations with advance notice.
Address toll enforcement issues during the initial phase of planning process; with particular attention paid to the legal structure and potential enforcement technologies. The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.
Ensure electronic toll collection systems are interoperable with neighboring toll facilities.The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.
Evaluate pros and cons of different methods for electronic toll collection.The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.
Optimize back office tolling operations.The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.
Consider various toll methods to push traffic demand away from peak hours.The Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with planning for tolling implementation.
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.
Recognize issues in deploying ITS technologies for coordinating and improving Human Services Transportation.Experiences from six agencies.
Thoroughly test, evaluate, and maintain animal detections systems.Montana and Pennsylvania's experience with deploying animal detection systems.
Coordinate extensively with agency staff and vendors 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.
Clearly define information sharing procedures among agencies in an integrated Transportation Management Center-Computer Aided Dispatch system.Utah's experience with integrating a Transportation Management Center with Computer Aided Dispatch systems.
Build a strong partnership between transportation and public safety agencies, and establish clear operational rules from the start.An experience operating a CAD-TMC (Computer-Aided Dispatch - Traffic Management Center) in Washington State.
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
Collect high quality data with committed workers to help ensure reliable and consistent 511 services for tourism. Kentucky's experience offering tourism related services through its 511 Travel System.
Ensure users have easy access to 511 operators and tourism information.Kentucky's experience offering tourism related services through its 511 Travel System.
Understand the issues, strategies and trade-offs that motivate agencies to join in a regional partnership and provide appropriate support.Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.
Plan for greater time and project complexity than expected.Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.
Consider a consensus organizational model to help assure support and participation of partners in a regional fare card project.Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.
Be aware of operational issues regarding the development of coordinated transit systemsExperience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.
Consider the value of implementing a limited fare pass system initially to serve as an interim experience base for a comprehensive region-wide electronic fare card system.Experience of seven partner public transportation agencies in the Central Puget Sound region of Washington in setting up a regional fare card program.
Be aware of the challenges of disseminating travel information during disasters in rural areas.Experiences of a panel of experts in disaster information dissemination.
Closely coordinate the content and delivery of travel information messages to the public during disasters.Experiences of a panel of experts in disaster information dissemination.
Adequately plan for the ATIS operational needs for communicating with the public during disasters.Experiences of a panel of experts in disaster information dissemination.
Maintain, reinforce, and expand existing programs to improve traffic signal operations.Wisconsin’s experience with operating and maintaining a statewide traffic signal system program.
Include driver age, time of day, and intersection characteristics in the design of red light violation algorithms and warning systems, and their field operational tests.Knowledge gained from an analysis of four years of red light violation data gathered from 11 signalized intersections in Sacramento, California
Adopt best practices for integrating emergency information into Transportation Management Center (TMC) operations to improve performance and increase public mobility, safety and security.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Invest in research and development for emergency integration.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Extend the application of emergency integration best practices to further improve emergency operations.Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.
Plan for the transport of special need populations, such as nursing home residents, during no-notice evacuations by advance identification of wheelchair accessible buses and shelters.Experience from a no-notice evacuation moving residents from nursing homes to escape the plume from a hazardous-materials fire.
Plan for the transport of special need populations, such as prisoners, during no-notice evacuations by advance identification of the line of authority as well as the potential evacuation routes.Experience from no-notice evacuations transporting prisoners from a county jail to a safe zone.
Consult with traffic engineers early in the process of no-notice evacuations to secure the use of traffic management resources and to identify routes for evacuation and re-entry.Experience from an emergency incident in which 3,000 residents were evacuated under no-notice conditions due to a toxic chemical spill.
Maximize the value of an RWIS investment for maintenance staff through follow-on staff training and usage tracking.An Idaho Transportation Department experience in Road-Weather Information System integration.
Exercise careful planning in preparation for issuing an RFP to help mitigate cost, schedule, and performance risks.The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods of award and terms and conditions used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).
Determine agency capability level when selecting the most appropriate ITS procurement package. Experience from a review of ITS contracting methods and practices. Step 4 of the Decision Model.
Identify a single agency to be responsible for maintenance of an emergency vehicle preemption system.The experience of multiple agencies with emergency vehicle preemption systems.
Create a Transportation Management Center staffing plan that ensures appropriate staffing, staffing skills, and organization adaptability.The United States and Canada's experience with Transportation Management Center staffing and scheduling.
Create a Transportation Management Center plan to handle potential emergencies and special events.The United States and Canada's experience with Transportation Management Center staffing and scheduling.
Implement different staffing arrangements to meet various scheduling demands at a Transportation Management Center.The United States and Canada's experience with Transportation Management Center staffing and scheduling.
Consider tolling as a tool for managing travel demand and increasing efficiency, as well as for generating revenue.Recommendations from the Washington State Comprehensive Tolling Study
Optimize staffing and scheduling at Transportation Management Centers by using job and workload analysis techniques.The United States and Canada's experience with Transportation Management Center staffing and scheduling.
Engage in project planning and make initial decisions about the ITS procurement process. Experience from a review of ITS contracting methods and practices. Step 1 of the Decision Model.
Use a flexible approach and accepted techniques for project management.Maryland, New York, and Connecticut's experience with electronic toll collection and electronic screening.
Consider requirements definition and system design Issues for Archived Data Management Systems.Experience from six Archived Data Management Systems case studies.
Adhere to the proposed standard evaluation approach in order to facilitate high response rates and to collect reliable data on 511 implementation.Experience from Implementing a Standard Evaluation Approach and Measures as Part of the Arizona 511 Model Deployment.
Develop a Concept of Operations (ConOps) to help project partners stay focused on the true needs of an ITS deployment.The City of Lincoln, Nebraska’s experience in using systems engineering practices to define needs for an Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) project.
Involve and collaborate with a broad range of users during software design, development, testing, and deployment to increase the return on investment.New Mexico Department of Transportation's experience in designing and deploying a web-based software application to simplify the increasing complexity of coordinating rural transit funding.
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.
Optimize travel time messaging operations by improving the way in which data is collected, analyzed, and displayed. Four American Cities' experiences with Travel Time Messaging on Dynamic Message Signs.
Employ the use of critical ITS technologies in the emergency management of transportation operations during biohazard incidents.Application of technology for transportation operations in biohazard emergencies.
Use the U.S. Department of Transportation's Biohazard Operational Concept as a blueprint to guide the development of a biohazard event management plan.Recommendations for defining the organizational structure, processes and policies for transportation management during a biohazard incident.
Manage response to a biohazard emergency using Emergency Activation Levels, an Incident Management System, and Emergency Operations Centers.Recommendations for defining the system of direction and control of a state DOT for transportation management during a biohazard incident.
Treat maintenance staff as the client and encourage their participation in the ATIS planning and deployment processes.Washington's experience in deploying five Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) projects and developing a standardized approach for evaluating ATIS projects.
Treat system operators as the client and consider their perspectives during ATIS project development.Washington's experience in deploying five Advanced Traveler Information System (ATIS) projects and developing a standardized approach for evaluating ATIS projects.
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.
Consider how implementing an ATIS system will impact staffing and training requirements.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.
Evaluate administrative and support staffing needs to close gaps in ITS operational support.A New Jersey Department of Transportation experience with ITS operations and maintenance in Transportation Operations Centers (TOCs).
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).
Strengthen existing maintenance and repair capabilities at Transportation Operation Centers (TOCs).A New Jersey Department of Transportation experience with ITS operations and maintenance in Transportation Operations Centers (TOCs).
Consider operational issues of electronic toll collection and enforcement with value pricing projects.The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.
Engage in comprehensive planning and coordination of managed lanes projects.The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.
Consider using real time traffic control system to overcome mobility and safety obstacles in a work zone.An Illinois Department of Transportation experience using ITS in work zones.
Assure success by involving all the relevant state agencies and the motor carrier industry early in the CVISN development process.A State of Connecticut experience with CVISN deployment.
Work with the trucking industry to assure success in deploying an electronic credentialing system for commercial vehicles.A State of Washington experience with CIVISN deployment.
Follow accepted guidelines to create concise, effective messages to communicate to the public using Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).Guidance from a Dynamic Message Sign handbook and from the use of DMSs in metropolitan areas.
Develop a strategic maintenance and operations plan to improve efficiency and productivity.Kentucky's experience with employing strategies to support and coordinate ITS maintenance and operations activities.
Assure accurate late train arrival forecasts in support of a Connection Protection system.Experience of the Utah Transit Authority in implementing a Connection Protection program for rail-to-bus passenger transfers in Salt Lake City.
In preparation for managing transportation in catastrophic emergencies, identify agencies and their decision makers to interact with, and establish effective coordination with them to execute response.Experience nationwide with responding to catastrophic events
Ensure redundancy of critical components in transportation support systems to be used in case of an emergency.Experience nationwide with responding to catastrophic events
Ensure reliable and interoperable communication between transportation and public safety agencies and use ITS to promptly disseminate travel updates to the public during emergencies.Experience nationwide with responding to catastrophic events
Sustain ITS network operations and interagency communications during emergencies by ensuring provisions for alternate power supply and telecommunications services.Experience nationwide with responding to catastrophic events
Develop and rehearse an emergency response plan for managing catastrophes with minimum panic, disruption and loss.Experience nationwide with responding to catastrophic events
Use a regional approach for traffic signal systems operations to realize cost efficiencies.The City of Minneapolis Department of Public Works' experience.
Coordinate extensively with other stakeholder agencies.New Mexico’s experience planning, deployment and operating a work zone traffic and incident management system.
Consider co-locating transportation and public safety professionals to improve interagency cooperation for traffic incident management.Minnesota DOTs experience with co-location of incident management partners.
Anticipate and plan for potential institutional barriers, especially in multi-agency deployments.Alaska DOT&PF’s experience integrating a common technology into its ITS and IT plans.
Identify innovative solutions for deploying Information Stations that report real-time data for weather and traffic monitoring in the event of a hurricane.Experience from nine transportation management projects on hurricane evacuation preparedness.
Design the 511 system to handle the surge in call volume during major events.A national experience with the development and deployment of 511 Systems.
Perform before-research to determine what customers want from 511 services and continue to evaluate the system after implementation.A national experience with the development and deployment of 511 Systems.
Understand that deployment costs of 511 systems will vary based on system capabilities and anticipate the challenges of identifying these costs early in the process.A national experience with the development and deployment of 511 Systems.
Recognize that interoperability is becoming an important issue in achieving the vision of a nationwide 511 system.A national experience with the development and deployment of 511 Systems.
Implement infrastructure-based collision avoidance technology to mitigate risks at crash prone intersections.A research project based on literature reviews and working with Virginia, California, and Minnesota.
Maximize Field Operational Test (FOT) success by creating a sound experimental design and data acquisition plan.Experience from a Field Operational Test (FOT) in Michigan to evaluate a Roll Advisor and Control (RA&C) system for commercial vehicles.
Consider potential system enhancements to meet heavy demand.Utah DOT’s experience managing the development and deployment of arterial and freeway management systems
Recognize that institutional and organizational issues will require considerable attention throughout the ITS project deployment process.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
Train staff throughout the deployment of transit ITS projects to ensure successful implementation and use of ITS resources.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
Examine multiple funding sources and anticipate unforeseen costs associated with deploying transit ITS.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
Design an ITS procurement process carefully to ensure the best outcome for vendor selection and performance.Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.
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.
Enable and enforce managed lane facilities using various ITS tools.The experience of four State DOTs and Canada in enforcing managed lanes facilities.
Develop a long term vision for an Advanced Public Transportation System (APTS).Experience from the Cape Cod Advanced Public Transit System.
Structure software development ITS projects as a series of phased, smaller tasks with specific, incremental deliverables and associated acceptance testing.A Washington State Department of Transportation implementation of a regional ATMS.
Address critical issues early in the ITS work zone management system development and deployment processes, and allow sufficient start-up time.The experiences of four state DOTs using ITS in work zones.
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.
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.
Analyze system performance beyond traditional notions of average conditions to reveal impacts of various combinations of ITS and infrastructure elements and be sure to choose appropriate performance measures to fully understand theses impacts.Seattle's experience with evaluating ITS alternatives.
Design the system to withstand the demands of the physical environment in which it will be deployed.Virginia's experience implementing a pilot automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in an urban winter maintenance operations setting.
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
Plan for ongoing logistical support, including the designation of a project champion.Virginia's experience implementing a pilot automatic vehicle location (AVL) system in an urban winter maintenance operations setting.
Plan for system redundancies to ensure appropriate incident response activities and continuity of operations during emergency situations.The National Capital Region's experiences in emergency response after September 11, 2001.
Use task order contracts to develop, deploy, and maintain traffic signal control systems.An experience based on the synthesis of best practices nationwide.
Use a three level approach to identify the needs of the transit system: assess, analyze, and predict.Nationwide experience with assisting transit system managers in deploying ITS.
Integrate market research in the planning process for consumer-oriented projects.Experience in the deployment of a traveler information system for Interstate 95
Develop a regional ITS architecture with a common data server to facilitate ITS integration in a regionExperience with the ITS integration effort undertaken by the Metropolitan Model Deployment Initiative (MMDI)
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.
Strengthen public acceptance of congestion-based pricing of express lanes by preserving the option to use free lanes, maintaining good levels of service, and prioritizing safety.Experience from California’s State Route 91 value -priced express lanes.
Develop long-range plans to ensure the success and continuity of advanced traveler information systems. Institutional lessons from a partnership to implement emerging ITS technologies in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Develop a regional ITS Architecture and a telecommunications ITS architecture as part of a needs assessment for developing the most appropriate telecommunications solution.Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.
Select and implement security measures for Transportation Management Center (TMC) based on location and internal operations.Eight states' experiences with security measures for TMCs.
Select Transportation Management Center (TMC) design and location based on individual TMC needs and traffic realities.Eight states' experiences with design and location considerations for TMCs.
Minimize problems in creating contractual arrangements for testing a new ITS technology by creating negotiating benchmarks, designing a partnership arrangement, and developing a separate procurement process for different technological components. A Washington State Department of Transportation’s experience with testing of new variable speed limit technology to reduce winter accidents on a mountain pass.
Define roles and responsibilities clearly in a public/private project to reduce delays.Institutional lessons from a test of a wide-area network to communicate traffic conditions in the Seattle area.
Select appropriate technologies to enable emergency notification and response systems to complement traditional 9-1-1 service.Colorado and Washington’s experience with emergency notification and response systems.
Develop procurement procedures for public-private partnership projects that address partnership issues. A Virginia Department of Transportation experience in procuring ITS through a public-private partnership.
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