Integrating Operations into Planning and Programming

Communicating TSMO

Analysis and Performance Measurement

Regional Collaboration and Coordination

Organizing for Operations

Mainstreaming TSMO

Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) Plans

Congestion Management Process (CMP)

How Does TSMO Relate To ...

All Resources

Resource Type

Resources Helpful to ...

Policy and Regulations

Performance-Based Planning

Designing for Operations

Regional ITS Architecture and ITS Strategic Plans

Systems Engineering and ITS Project Development

Livability and Sustainability

Traffic Signal Programs

Corridor Management

Active Transportation and Demand Management

Transportation Demand Management

Traffic Incident Management



Coordination of Information Technology and TSMO

Fact Sheets

These five fact sheets highlight aspects of coordination between Information Technology (IT) and Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSMO) in transportation agencies. Each Fact Sheet draws from Practices for Improving the Coordination of Information Technology and Transportation Systems Management and Operations Resources: a Reference Document.

  1. Project Executive Summary
  2. Common Understanding
  3. Agency Successes
  4. Staffing Practices
  5. Cybersecurity Practices


In addition to the five fact sheets and Reference Document, two webinars were delivered that featured presentations and insights from various states. The webinars provide both the TSMO and IT perspectives and discuss effective practices for improving TSMO-IT coordination. These webinars were recorded through the National Operations Center of Excellence and can be accessed at the links below:

Reference Document

This document provides the transportation operations community (public agencies, consultants, and researchers involved in planning for, designing, operating, and maintaining transportation operations and management systems) with information on practices in coordinating with information technology staff. The publication focuses on the value of coordination and collaboration between operations staff and information technology staff.