California (102 unique lessons found)

Provide commuters with predictive traffic measures to improve trip planning and reduce congestion during peak hours.
Santa-Clara County experience with intelligent traffic signals, real-time traffic data, intersection surveillance systems, and cloud technology with edge computing.

Cross-validate data streams and identify areas where automated processes can reduce workloads to efficiently and effectively manage traveler information.
The best-practices report from Caltrans identifies key strategies to handle and process data on a state-wide scale.

Recalibrate parking rate adjustment models when changes to parking policies and regulations may affect non-payment behavior.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) experience managing a large-scale demand-responsive parking system.

Automate collection of parking occupancy data when traditional parking surveys lack resolution and sample size to support large-scale demand-responsive parking management systems.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) experience managing a large-scale demand-responsive parking system.

Maintain active communications regardless of system states, faults, or emergency kill switches to ensure the safety and function of cooperative adaptive cruise control truck platoons.
Developing an operational concept to manage truck cooperative adaptive cruise control (CACC) systems on I-710 in California.

Engage political champions to keep controversial High-Occupancy Toll (HOT) lane projects on track.
Experience with the variable pricing projects in Los Angeles (Interim Results)

Ensure good data quality to successfully integrate weather alert system based upon Road Weather Information Systems.
Caltrans District 3 experience in implementing a weather alert notification system in a Regional Transportation Management Center

Provide written procedures and training for issuing warnings to Regional Transportation Management Center operators for successful weather integration.
Lessons from the evaluation of the Caltrans District 3 experience in implementing a weather alert notification system

Pursue technology based, high risk policies incrementally to better manage likely organizational and technological challenges.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency's experience in implementing advanced parking management (Interim Results).

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

Consider and evaluate user needs when designing communication infrastructure.
Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.

Consider the impact fees have on parking behavior.
Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.

Employ sensors that can account for a range of parking lot vehicle movements.
Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.

Anticipate project delays and allocate sufficient time and funding to address key project variables.
Experience from the smart parking field test at the Rockridge, Oakland BART station.

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

Be aware of funding issues when deploying ITS transit systems.
Experience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.

Be aware of technology and training issues when pioneering new transit technologies.
Experience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.

Be aware of funding issues when deploying ITS transit systems.
Experience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.

Anticipate and address challenges to consistently operating a transit signal priority (TSP) system.
Experience from a cooperative project between Sacramento County and the Sacramento Regional Transit District in deploying a transit signal priority system.

Be aware of operational issues regarding the development of coordinated transit systems
Experience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.

Consider the implications of ITS transit technologies on operational efficiencies.
Experience from the Lake Tahoe Coordinated Transit System.

Include driver age, time of day, and intersection characteristics in the design of red light violation algorithms and warning systems, and their field operational tests.
Knowledge gained from an analysis of four years of red light violation data gathered from 11 signalized intersections in Sacramento, California

Invest in research and development for emergency integration.
Experience from 38 TMCs across the country.

Consider the pros and cons of performance bonds as they may not be appropriate for all types of procurements.
The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the terms and conditions for procuring equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).

Exercise careful planning in preparation for issuing an RFP to help mitigate cost, schedule, and performance risks.
The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods of award and terms and conditions used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).

Consider issuing separate awards for specific project components when procuring divergent technologies, equipment, or services.
The Riverside Transit Agency experience with the methods used to procure equipment and software for automatic vehicle location (AVL) and computer-aided dispatch (CAD).

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

Implement standardized procedures for sharing, accessing and storing transportation data across the enterprise.
Five transit systems' experiences with geographic data systems technology investment.

Evaluate administrative and support staffing needs to close gaps in ITS operational support.
A New Jersey Department of Transportation experience with ITS operations and maintenance in Transportation Operations Centers (TOCs).

Strengthen existing maintenance and repair capabilities at Transportation Operation Centers (TOCs).
A New Jersey Department of Transportation experience with ITS operations and maintenance in Transportation Operations Centers (TOCs).

Consider the appropriateness of different lane management strategies.
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Utilize public education and outreach in managed lane projects.
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Consider operational issues of electronic toll collection and enforcement with value pricing projects.
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Engage in comprehensive planning and coordination of managed lanes projects.
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Engage in active management of managed lanes projects.
The experience of managed lanes projects in California, Texas and New Jersey.

Include sufficient safeguards to ensure the integrity of the fiber-optic communications infrastructure for ITS.
Silicon Valley Smart Corridor's experience with safeguards and monitoring of integrated freeway, arterial and incident management systems and impact on deployment delays.

Realize that stakeholder policies, priorities, and personnel training are critical to ensure consistency and schedule adherence in deploying integrated systems.
Silicon Valley Smart Corridor's stakeholder experience in the deployment of an integrated freeway, arterial and incident management systems and the impact on deployment delays.

Adopt adequate and thorough procurement processes which cover purchases of both standardized commodity type equipment and highly complex integrated ITS components.
Silicon Valley Smart Corridor’s experience with procuring equipment for the development of an integrated freeway, arterial and incident management system.

Implement infrastructure-based collision avoidance technology to mitigate risks at crash prone intersections.
A research project based on literature reviews and working with Virginia, California, and Minnesota.

Ensure effective public and stakeholder outreach in order to garner support for HOT lanes.
Texas and California's experience with deploying High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Utilize standard highway project management procedures and tools to successfully implement HOT lane projects.
Texas and California's experience with deploying High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Set toll prices and vehicle occupancy requirements to maintain favorable travel conditions on HOT lanes.
Texas and California's experience with deploying High Occupancy Toll lanes.

Foster cooperation among stakeholders when building institutional integration for ITS deployment.
Nationwide experience with institutional integration for a Regional ITS Architecture.

Include certain components to make the Regional ITS Strategic Plan useful in implementation.
National experience developing Regional ITS Strategic Plans to guide implementation.

Recognize that rapid technological advances are taking place in the ITS industry when selecting specific ITS technologies.
National experience selecting specific ITS technologies for regional and rural application.

Identify regional needs from the bottom up and ensure that specific rural needs are not neglected in state/regional ITS strategic plans.
National experience with performing regional inventories and defining needs for ITS strategic plans.

Establish a champion and open communication among stakeholders to help enable regional smart card programs.
Ventura County’s experience with the deployment of an automated transit fare collection system.

Establish a pricing structure for the new fare media that makes them competitive with other available fare media.
Ventura County’s experience with an automated transit fare collection system.

Ensure customer acceptance of new technology.
Ventura County’s experience with an automated transit fare collection system.

Make system maintenance response time and local presence a priority when selecting a systems integrator.
Ventura County’s experience with an transit fare collection system integration.

Coordinate across jurisdictions/regions and share resources to reduce future costs and delays.
Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.

Take advantage of time-specific opportunities to organize and build support for a formal incident management program.
Major metropolitan areas' experiences with formalized incident management programs.

Establish the roles and responsibilities for overall management of the project at the onset, and alter the field operation test (FOT) process if needed.
Irvine, California's experience in managing a field operational test of an integrated Advanced Transportation Management System.

Choose proven technology and avoid changes to specifications.
Irvine, California's experience in implementing a field operational test of an integrated Advanced Transportation Management System.

Consider procurement and contracting issues for leased versus owned ITS telecommunications systems.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

Develop a regional ITS Architecture and a telecommunications ITS architecture as part of a needs assessment for developing the most appropriate telecommunications solution.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

Consider the implications of choosing a Competetive Access Provider (CAP) for telecommunications services.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

Establish a public-private network for improved project efficiency.
California's experience with a regional travel information system launched by a public-private alliance.

Adjust the different expectations and motivations of public and private partners to prevent future delays.
California's experience with a regional travel information system launched by a public-private alliance.

Develop best and worst case scenarios in order to be prepared in dealing with their consequences.
California's experience with a regional travel information system launched by a public-private alliance.

Establish reasonable goals, modify expectations to reflect new developments, and conduct market research before introducing a new technology product.
California's experience with a regional travel information system launched by a public-private alliance.

Utilize well-equipped safety service patrols to assist highway motorists after vehicle malfunctions or crashes, and to coordinate a safe and efficient response.
Testimonials of the benefits of safety service patrols from staff of several state DOTs, travelers, and others.

Use the National ITS Architecture to streamline the development of an integrated framework for deploying effective and interoperable ITS.
California, Colorado, Montana, New York and Washington’s experiences with using the National ITS Architecture.