Wisconsin (24 unique lessons found)

Plan for logistical and operational issues prior to project implementation.
Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s experience implementing ITS support equipment and technologies.

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.

Maintain, reinforce, and expand existing programs to improve traffic signal operations.
Wisconsin’s experience with operating and maintaining a statewide traffic signal system program.

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.

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 key elements of procurement and contracting when outsourcing telecommunications support services.
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.

Use tested and effective traffic management systems for Transportation Management Centers (TMCs).
Eight states' experiences with ITS Traffic Management Systems for TMCs.

Consider using contractors for TMC maintenance support.
Eight states' experiences with using contractors for TMCs.

Address noise and disruptions to TMCs through effective anticipation and planning.
Eight states' experience with noise and disruptions to TMCs.