Maryland (40 unique lessons found)

Perform robust observations at intersections before determining whether red-light cameras should be installed.
Understanding whether red-light cameras would be a useful in the first place.

Consider the long-term operations and maintenance responsibilities and costs when selecting project components.
The Chicago, Illinois and Montgomery County, Maryland experience in operating and maintaining advanced parking information system.

Expect non-custom hardware and software to have technology limitations that may affect operational capabilities.
The Chicago, Illinois and Montgomery County, Maryland experience in procuring and developing advanced parking information system hardware and software.

Involve all appropriate stakeholders in the planning and development of the project to encourage coordination and collaboration.
The Chicago, Illinois and Montgomery County, Maryland experience in working with multi-jurisdictional stakeholders in the development of an advanced parking information system.

Integrate traveler information Web site development with existing systems and other organizations.
The experience of several of the nation's top traffic and transit information Web site developers.

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

Use a flexible approach and accepted techniques for project management.
Maryland, New York, and Connecticut's experience with electronic toll collection and electronic screening.

Apply process re-engineering techniques to increase the likelihood of successful ITS deployment.
Maryland, New York, and Connecticut's experience with electronic toll collection and electronic screening.

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).

Be sure to identify and take into account features unique to each state when designing and deploying ITS technology projects across multiple states.
Experience from technical integration of commercial vehicle safety and fitness data in the eastern United States.

Provide a single message to the public to assure consistency and to correct inaccurate crisis information.
Transportation agencies share their experiences in coordinating with the media during and after a catastrophic event – in this case, September 11, 2001, in the National Capital Region.

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.

Consider the financial and technical implications of a lease versus own decision for ITS telecommunications systems.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

Ensure that qualified staff with expertise in telecommunications is involved, as planning for and designing a telecommunications network is complicated.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

Conduct a Requirements Analysis to determine the most appropriate ITS telecommunications solution.
Experiences from the Departments of Transportation (DOTS) of multiple states in selecting telecommunications options.

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.

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.