Florida (72 unique lessons found)

Connected Vehicle Vehicle-to-Infrastructure deployment in Tallahassee, FL realizes importance of field reviews, placement of devices, and roadway geography.
As part of the Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) Challenge, the City of Tallahassee is working to provide SPaT and geographic intersection description information to motorized and non-motorized road users through a connected transportation system.

Connected vehicle deployers should assess field equipment and organizational capabilities that will be needed to support core CV components.
Lessons Learned from the Design/Build/Test Phase of the USDOT's Connected Vehicle Pilot Program.

Incentivize participation in CV deployments through benefits such as toll discounts
Success Stories from the USDOT’s Connected Vehicle Pilot Program

Engage labor early and address accessibility issues at the outset when considering partnering with new mobility services.
Experiences of two transit operators in entering service delivery partnerships with a Transportation Network Company (TNC) and with a micro-transit operator.

Continually monitor effect of tolls on traveler behavior to maintain operational livelihood.
Lessons Learned from Florida's 95 Express HOT lanes Implementation in Miami-Dade

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

Utilize clearance time incentives when contracting with towing service providers to reduce incident clearance times.
Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise experience with innovative contracting for incident management services.

Define a process within your organization for the consistent application of systems engineering methods
Florida DOT’s experience in adopting a systems engineering process.

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).

Develop a detailed cardholder recruitment plan in the planning phase of the project, to provide guidance on processes to set pricing, and to ensure high user involvement and loyalty.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Seek assurances from your suppliers and sub-contractors, that their production and manufacturing schedules will meet your project schedule and inventory requirements throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Establish a forum for decision-makers and project managers to come together to receive project updates, work through critical project issues, make decisions, and support successful institutional collaboration in a project involving multiple agencies.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Provide for large sample sizes when conducting before/after data collection efforts, to avoid impacting the ability to reveal statistically significant differences during the evaluation's statistical analysis.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Include significant planning and development time in the overall project schedule to accommodate identifying and addressing the various compatibility issues, to integrate existing legacy system equipment across multiple agencies.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Establish a clear understanding among all partners on the level of technical support to be provided by suppliers and integrators, as equipment provided in-kind or at a reduced cost is often provided with minimal technical support.
Orlando, Florida's experience with a Field Operational Test (FOT) on using a single smart card for transportation payments at facilities operated by multiple regional agencies.

Follow a rigorous financial approach for estimating the true costs & savings from outsourcing highway maintenance services.
Experiences from Massachusetts, Virginia, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida and British Columbia in outsourcing highway maintenance services.

Consider different operational strategies when deploying ITS.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

Develop a thorough installation and implementation process as part of the ITS deployment.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

Examine multiple funding sources and anticipate unforeseen costs associated with deploying transit ITS.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

Design an ITS procurement process carefully to ensure the best outcome for vendor selection and performance.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

Establish and follow a comprehensive project plan in anticipation of the deployment of ITS resources.
Five rural transit agencies' experiences in applying ITS to rural transit.

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

Set attainable goals when developing a business model for ITS projects.
The Florida Department of Transportation's experience with implementing a regional ATIS program in the Miami tri-county region.

Utilize a flexible procurement method that allows for thorough and detailed negotiations when procuring ITS products and services.
The Florida Department of Transportation's experience with implementing a regional ATIS program in the Miami tri-county region

Implement 511 using the Guidelines issued by the 511 Deployment Coalition.
The Florida Department of Transportation's experience with implementing a regional ATIS program in the Miami tri-county region

Consider using the public-private partnering method to provide ITS services.
The Florida Department of Transportation's experience with implementing a regional ATIS program in the Miami tri-county region.

Improve demand response transit using ITS technology, including CAD/AVL, with Mobile Data Terminals (MDT), electronic ID cards, and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
Different paratransit agency experiences with CAD/AVL, Mobile Data Terminals, electronic ID cards and GIS, all to accomplish improved operational goals, is outlined.