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Business Process Frameworks for Transportation Operations

Traffic Signal Management Capability Maturity Framework Tool

Welcome to the Traffic Signal Management Capability Maturity Framework (CMF) tool. This framework is intended for agencies or regions to assess current capabilities with respect to traffic signal management. When the current capabilities are determined, the tool provides a list of concrete actions for agencies to raise their capabilities to the desired levels.


Traffic signal management involves the planning, design, integration, maintenance, and proactive operation of a traffic signal system in order to achieve policy based objectives to improve the efficiency, safety and reliability of signalized intersection operations.

The framework assess the agency capability to support effective signal operations management by building on various existing resources available for this topic including the guidance provided in "Improving Traffic Signal Management and Operations: A Basic Service Model".

Use this framework if:

  • You are considering updating your traffic signal management program
  • You are considering major updates to your signal system

Who should be involved?

  • Traffic engineers involved in signal design and operations
  • Transit agencies and operators
  • Emergency personnel
  • Traffic and emergency operations staff


Select the link below to access the Traffic Signal CMF tool. Please use a Web-browser with local storage and JavaScript capabilities such as Internet Explorer 9 and later, Chrome v33 and later, or Firefox v30 and later.



For more information on the Traffic Signal Management CMF, please contact Eddie Curtis at, (404) 562-3920.