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21st Century Operations Using 21st Century Technologies

TRAFFIC INCIDENT MANAGEMENT RESOURCE MANAGEMENT


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Letter from Associate Administrator of Operations Jeffrey A. Lindley

1.0 INTRODUCTION

2.0 THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH IN TIM OPERATIONS

3.0 THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH IN TIM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

4.0 COMMON TIM RESOURCES, FUNCTIONS, AND COSTS

5.0 POTENTIAL EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS AND ASSOCIATED COST SAVINGS

6.0 COMPANION COST-SHARE STRATEGIES

7.0 REFERENCES AND SUGGESTED READING

APPENDIX A: INCIDENT SCENARIOS

APPENDIX B: RESOURCE UTILIZATION AND COST SURVEY

List of Tables

Table 1. Appropriate Personnel, Equipment, and Technology for Select Functions
Table 2. Common TIM Personnel Resources, Costs, and Functions
Table 3. Common TIM Equipment and Technology Resources, Costs, and Functions
Table 4. Common TIM Supplies and Materials Resources, Costs, and Functions
Table 5. Invited and Participating Incident Scenario Survey TIM Jurisdictions and Agencies
Table 6. TIM Personnel Utilization and Costs – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 7. TIM Personnel Utilization and Costs – Developing TIM Programs
Table 8. TIM Equipment and Technology Utilization and Costs – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 9. TIM Equipment and Technology Utilization and Costs – Developing TIM Programs
Table 10. TIM Supplies and Materials Utilization and Costs – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 11. TIM Supplies and Materials Utilization and Costs – Developing TIM Programs
Table 12. Estimated Incident Duration – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 13. Estimated Incident Duration – Developing TIM Programs
Table 14. Number of Reported Response Personnel – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 15. Number of Reported Response Personnel – Developing TIM Programs
Table 16. Number of Reported Response Vehicles – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 17. Number of Reported Response Vehicles – Developing TIM Programs
Table 18. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Scene Protection – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 19. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Scene Protection – Developing TIM Programs
Table 20. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Traffic Control – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 21. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Traffic Control – Developing TIM Programs
Table 22. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Firefighting/Extrication – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 23. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Firefighting/Extrication – Developing TIM Programs
Table 24. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Minor Spill Mitigation – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 25. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Minor Spill Mitigation – Developing TIM Programs
Table 26. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Crash Investigation – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 27. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Crash Investigation – Developing TIM Programs
Table 28. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Vehicle/Debris Removal – Highly Developed TIM Programs
Table 29. Estimated TIM Resource Costs for Vehicle/Debris Removal – Developing TIM Programs

List of Figures

Figure 1. Incident Scenario Survey

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January 2009

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