The Value of a Business Case in Mainstreaming Transportation Management and Operations

The goal of this white paper is to help transportation agencies develop an effective business case to show the value of transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) and support efforts to mainstream TSMO in their agencies. It identifies the role of a business case in mainstreaming TSMO, discusses how to evaluate the effectiveness of a TSMO business case, and describes examples of TSMO business cases from eight State departments of transportation. The paper provides information on current TSMO resourcing in transportation agencies and identifies additional resources for developing a TSMO business case.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Cover title: The Value of a Business Case in Mainstreaming TSMO.
  • Corporate Authors:


    Reston, VA  United States 

    Pat Noyes & Associates

    1566 County Road 83
    Boulder, Colorado  United States  80302

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Noyes, Pat
    • Bauer, Jocelyn
    • Smith, Michael C
    • Georgi, Kayce
  • Publication Date: 2023-3


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Edition: White Paper
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 45p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01887485
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-HOP-21-045
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-16-D00053
  • Created Date: Jul 17 2023 9:13AM