Intelligent Grade Crossings (28 unique lessons found)

Cities should prioritize open data standards and open formats in procurement and development decisions with mobility service providers.
NACTO guidance emphasizes why cities should ensure that they can move fluidly between the many services, standards, and formats currently available to gather, manage, and analyze mobility data.

Cities should collect, store and release geospatial mobility data in accordance with existing policies and practices for personally identifiable information (PII).
NACTO guidance emphasizes why cities should treat geospatial mobility data as they treat personally identifiable information (PII).

Cities should utilize data from mobility service providers operating on city streets to effectively manage local streets.
NACTO guidance emphasizes why cities require data from private vendors operating on city streets to ensure positive safety, equity, and mobility outcomes on streets and places in the public right-of-way.

Cities must be explicit about their intended use related to planning, analysis, oversight, and enforcement when requiring data from private mobility companies.
NACTO guidance emphasizes how good data management practice begins with being clear about what questions are being asked and what information is necessary to answer those questions.

Colorado DOT offers lessons learned after recovering from two 2018 ransomware attacks.
Planning in place, availability of offline backups, and coordination between CDOT and State, Federal, and private entities helped Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintain operations and recover from two successive ransomware attacks in 2018 without paying ransom.

USDOT offers guidance to plan for, prevent, detect, and respond to cybersecurity challenges associated with TMCs.
Article on potential attackers, common cyber-attack processes, and potential points of TMC vulnerability offers TMC managers and operators strategies to prepare for and respond to incidents.

Provide data visualization and analysis applications to build support for data archiving and transportation ITS and Operations overall.
The Regional Integrated Transportation Information System in the Maryland, Washington DC region gains support through the visualization tools and easy access they provide to their users.

Develop a long-term ITS vision and use systems engineering processes to successfully manage ITS deployments.
Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority's experience in deploying transit ITS

Resolve conflicts between traditional data sources by using archived data.
Results from the Planning for Operations Case Study from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in San Francisco California

Training is important for Archived Data User Service (ADUS) acceptance and increased use.
Experience from Caifornia's training program for the PeMS Freeway Archive provide in the 2007 ADUS TRB Workshop

Draw on the strengths of complementary relationships between the public and private sectors for successful implementation of ITS projects.
The E-470 Public Highway Authority’s experience in forging public-private partnerships for design, construction, operations, and maintenance of an electronic toll highway facility.

Consider requirements definition and system design Issues for Archived Data Management Systems.
Experience from six Archived Data Management Systems case studies.

Build support for operations and management activities by using data collected and archived to demonstrate data archival benefits.
National experience using archived traffic detector data for monitoring highway performance.

Gather information on activities and events that can affect system performance.
National experience using archived traffic detector data for monitoring highway performance.

Encourage agencies collecting data to use the collected data to improve their own agency functions.
National experience using archived traffic detector data for monitoring highway performance.

Use available datasets that can eventually capture the benefits of improved or ideal data, instead of waiting for a silver bullet dataset.
National experience using archived traffic detector data for monitoring highway performance.

Establish and thoroughly document accurate data collection and management procedures with the involvement of traffic managers.
National experience using archived traffic detector data for monitoring highway performance.

Improve ITS data quality to achieve better analysis standards.
National experience with ITS data archiving, sharing and usage.

Provide easy and low-cost access to ITS data to facilitate data usage.
National experience with ITS data archiving, sharing and usage.

Do not count on revenue generation from data sharing to subsidize the operation and maintenance expenses of advanced traveler information systems.
A survey of transportation agencies and private firms involved in providing traveler information services.

Develop written policies that delimit the use and distribution of data.
A national experience with resolving the issues regarding the collection, distribution, and retention of transportation data.