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Developing and Sustaining a Transportation Systems Management & Operations Mission for Your Organization - A Primer for Program Planning

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 17:30

This primer from the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) discusses the rationale for and key elements of successful transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) program planning. It is designed as a practical resource to help State departments of transportation, metropolitan planning organizations, and local or regional operations organizations to integrate and mainstream TSMO within their organizations. The primer describes why TSMO program planning is important and how it can benefit a transportation agency. It identifies the strategic, programmatic, and tactical elements needed to advance TSMO as a critical part of the agency's mission which describes ten guiding principles to advance TSMO program planning, and building on successful practices to date. The full report is available online at https://ops.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/fhwahop17017/fhwahop17017.pdf