Integrating TSMO Into Your Agency
Length: Approximately 2 hours
This course defines TSMO and explains its role within a transportation agency and its relationships with other agency functions. It discusses the concept of mobility and explores how TSMO strategies produce mobility benefits.
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Upon Completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the relationship between Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) and the overall transportation system
- Define TSMO terminology
- Describe mobility as it relates to both the agency and the user
- List TSMO strategies that have an impact on mobility
- Identify the steps needed to encourage support of TSMO
- Discuss the benefits of TSMO
Outline (click to display)
- What Is TSMO?
- TSMO Objectives
- TSMO Strategies
- What Is ITS?
- TSMO: A Complex Discipline
- Putting TSMO Into Perspective
- The Language of TSMO
- Relationship Between TSMO and ITS
- Relationship Between TSMO and Overall Transportation System
- TSMO and Organizational Capacity
- Example: DOT Organizational Chart
- Structure Influences TSMO’s Priority Within the Department
- Internal Partnerships
- Internal Partnerships with Traditional DOT Activities
- The Many Levels of TSMO Involvement
- TSMO Resources: Slicing the Funding Pie
- Workforce Development: Differences in TSMO Staffing Needs
- What is Mobility?
- What is Congestion?
- Two Types of Congestion
- Differences Between the Two Types of Congestion
- Causes of Delay
- Why Such a Big Deal About Congestion?
- The Mobility Problem
- Levels of Service
- How LOS Works in Practice
- Evolution of Mobility Measures
Washington State DOT
Lisa Burgess, Kimley-Horn