Gradient Group, LLC was responsible for assisting 11 TxDOT District (108 Counties) in the southeast Texas integrate strategies to optimize the performance of 85,278 Lanes Miles of existing infrastructure through the implementation of multimodal and intermodal, cross- jurisdictional systems, services to improve security, safety, and reliability of the transportation system. The scope of services includes Program Planning – Develop business case, vision, mission and goals for TSMO, taking input from internal and external stakeholders. Analysis of business processes, institutional arrangements and mobility challenges. Recommend process improvements, institutional arrangements, projects and services that improve TSMO capabilities and achieve TSMO goals and objectives. Tactical Planning – Funding, staffing and equipment needed to deploy projects and services (e.g. Traffic Incident Management, Integrated Corridor Management, Traveler Information, Safety Service Patrol, etc.). Concept of operations (ConOps) for mobility strategies; ITS architectures. Program Development and Implementation – Analysis, reporting, meetings, workshops and other actions to integrate TSMO into core functions of the agency, such as planning, design, construction, maintenance and traffic operations. Implement processes and institutional arrangements that improve TSMO capabilities and achieve TSMO goals and objectives. Preliminary Design – Benefit-cost analysis, schematics, device layout, and cost of equipment, installation, and maintenance.
TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS (TSMO) PLAN DEVELOPMENT
Southeast Texas, TxDOT