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

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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



Brochures and Infographics

TSMO Organizational Considerations

Mainstreaming TSMO: Examples of Integrating TSMO Across a Transportation Agency (HTML, PDF) – Infographic showing ways a transportation agency can integrate TSMO throughout its organization to advance and mainstream TSMO. Examples cover executive leadership, human resources, planning and programming, project development and design, construction, maintenance, and transportation management.

Mainstreaming TSMO through Agency Culture and Business Case

Concept of Travel Time Reliability Materials

  • Does Reliability Matter Flyer (HTML, PDF)
  • Does Travel Time Reliability Matter Fact Sheet (HTML, PDF)

TSMO and Connections to Other Programs Factsheets (HTML) - Factsheets describing how TSMO relates to, and can support, other transportation agency functions and programs. Connecting TSMO and Asset Management, Construction, Design, Environment, Human Resources, Maintenance, Performance Management, Planning, Safety Information Technology, and Transportation Equity.

Capability Maturity Framework Factsheets. Improving institutional capability and business process is necessary to improve implementation of TSMO strategies. Factsheets discuss the how Capability Maturity Frameworks (CMF) can assist agencies with identifying their strengths and weaknesses of particular TSMO program areas. CMF Overview Fact Sheet (HTML). CMF Factsheets for specific operations program areas available at Factsheet section of Business Process Framework page (HTML)

TSMO Awareness

TSMO Outreach Toolkit. Short brochures and flyers to help explain TSMO, the range of TSMO strategies and their benefits, and testimonials on the value of TSMO from transportation agency leaders.

Planning for TSMO

Planning for TSMO: An Updated Practitioner Reference (coming soon). Reference document which offers practitioners new insights into innovative applications and approaches for advancing the adoption and integration of transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) into agencies’ day-to-day planning and other activities of the TSMO project lifecycle.

Incorporating Travel Time Reliability into the Congestion Management Process (HTML, PDF)

TSMO Benefits

TSMO Benefits at a Glance (HTML, PDF)

TSMO: Getting More from our Existing System (PPTX, PDF)

TSMO Talking Points (HTML, PDF)

Benefit Cost Analysis Flyers Based on BCA Desk Reference (HTML, PDF)

  • BCA Desk Reference. General Guidance (HTML, PDF)
  • Real World Examples (HTML, PDF)
  • BCA Desk Reference. Non-Typical Traffic Conditions (HTML, PDF)