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Freeway Management and Operations Handbook

Description of Figure 16-2: Spectrum of Regional Integration Processes

Regional integration processes range from less formal to more formal:

  • Coordinating (less formal)
    • Informal information sharing
    • Common use of terms
    • Coordinated actions
    • Coordinated service delivery
  • Cooperating (more formal)
    • Regional information sharing
    • Regional performance measurement
    • Regional operating policy development
    • Regional concept of operations development
    • Regional ITS architecture development
  • Collaborating (more formal)
    • Shared regional operations vision
    • Formal institutional partnering
    • Integration and interoperability planning
    • Joint project development
    • Shared use of resources