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Plan for logistical and operational issues prior to project implementation.Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s experience implementing ITS support equipment and technologies.
Integrate traveler information Web site development with existing systems and other organizations.The experience of several of the nation's top traffic and transit information Web site developers.
Maintain, reinforce, and expand existing programs to improve traffic signal operations.Wisconsin’s experience with operating and maintaining a statewide traffic signal system program.
Use recommended practices to provide accurate travel time messages to the public using Dynamic Message Signs (DMS).Experiences and guidance from the use of DMSs in metropolitan areas.
Provide ITS data at different aggregation levels as well as unaggregated data to satisfy diverse user needs.National experience with ITS data archiving, sharing and usage.
Improve ITS data quality to achieve better analysis standards.National experience with ITS data archiving, sharing and usage.
Provide easy and low-cost access to ITS data to facilitate data usage.National experience with ITS data archiving, sharing and usage.
Coordinate across jurisdictions/regions and share resources to reduce future costs and delays.Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.
Solicit executive support for an incident management program, but rely on staff-level champions and administrative support for day-to-day guidance of the program.Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.
Take advantage of time-specific opportunities to organize and build support for a formal incident management program.Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.
Ensure the long-term stability of an interagency incident management program by creating dependencies and by managing for leadership succession.Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.
Consider key elements of procurement and contracting when outsourcing telecommunications support services.Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.
Consider procurement and contracting issues for leased versus owned ITS telecommunications systems.Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.
Consider the implications of choosing a Competetive Access Provider (CAP) for telecommunications services.Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.
Use appropriate procurement methods when contracting for operations for Transportation Management Centers (TMCs).Eight states' experiences with procurement methods for TMCs.
Use tested and effective traffic management systems for Transportation Management Centers (TMCs). Eight states' experiences with ITS Traffic Management Systems for TMCs.
Select and implement security measures for Transportation Management Center (TMC) based on location and internal operations.Eight states' experiences with security measures for TMCs.
Choose staff training and documentation methods to match individual Transportation Management Center (TMC) needs.Eight states' experiences with training and documentation methods for TMCs.
Consider using contractors for TMC maintenance support.Eight states' experiences with using contractors for TMCs.
Adopt staffing practices for successful Transportation Management Center (TMC) staff hiring and retention.Eight states' experiences with staffing practices 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.
Address noise and disruptions to TMCs through effective anticipation and planning.Eight states' experience with noise and disruptions to TMCs.
Select map displays, computers, and software for transportation management centers (TMCs) that minimize cost and decrease complexity.Eight states' experiences with map displays, computers, and software for TMCs.
Install Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) technology to greatly enhance transit agency performance.Different transit agencies’ experience with AVL.
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