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TMC Pooled-Fund Study

Welcome to the Transportation Management Center (TMC) Pooled-Fund Study (PFS) web page! You will find a wealth of information about the TMC PFS and its many activities. This site is the primary source to provide access to information on the most recent activities of the TMC PFS. The TMC PFS is intended to identify and address the key issues and challenges that are common among TMCs. Any agency or authority responsible for managing travel on portions of the surface transportation system is eligible to join and participate in the PFS.

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Best Practices for Road Condition Reporting Systems

This Best Practices for Road Condition Reporting Systems report compiles information received through a survey and interviews with transportation agencies throughout North America to understand the uses of Road Condition Reporting Systems (RCRSs) and to identify industry practices that have delivered benefits to the agencies operating RCRSs. A total of 49 Current RCRS Industry Practices, 7 Best Practices, and 3 Emerging Best Practices are described in this report.

Effectiveness of Safety and Public Service Announcement Messages on Dynamic Message Signs

The Effectiveness of Safety and Public Service Announcement Messages on Dynamic Message Signs report assesses the usefulness and effectiveness of safety and public service announcement (PSA) messages through surveys conducted in four urban areas in the United States: Chicago, Illinois; Houston, Texas; Orlando, Florida; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The surveys were designed to specifically address the types of safety and PSA messages for each respective city. A total of 2,088 survey responses were received and analyzed. The report further captures findings and recommendations based on the analysis of the survey responses.

TMC Pooled Fund Study Annual Meeting

TMC Pooled Fund Study held its annual meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina on May 20-21, 2014. It was hosted by NCDOT. The purpose of this meeting was to update members on progress made in 2014 and to finalize and selected the projects that would be initiated by TMC Pooled Fund Study in 2015. The members selected the following top six projects that were considered priorities to pursue in 2015.

  • Roadmap to Address MAP-21 Performance Measures on Highway Operations
  • Video Recording and Archiving Best Practice
  • Freeway Service Patrol Prioritization and Best Practice
  • Effects on ITS Planning and Deployment in a Connected Vehicle Environment
  • Synthesis of Variable Speed Limit Sign – Operations
  • Considerations of Current and Emerging TMC Data

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