The Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) Program endeavors to provide a safe transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity, and preserves the quality of our environment and communities.


The TSM&O Program is divided into five areas and a new initiative:


The connected vehicle initiative uses leading edge technologies to quickly identify roadway hazards and alert drivers. Among others, these technologies include:
  • Wireless communications
  • Vehicle sensors
  • Global positioning system navigation



Management/Deployments


  • Promote ITS deployments on Florida's roadways, develop standards, maintain the ITS Strategic Plan, and implement a systems engineering process to support procurement and deployment of ITS
  • Deploy advanced traveler information systems and 511
  • Develop and update the ITS standards and specifications
  • Provide technical support and assistance to FDOT's District Offices and other partners
  • Promote and coordinate the statewide use of robust, non-proprietary ITS standards.

Keyword Links:
Customer Satisfaction Tracking SurveyCost Feasible Plan511RTMCsITS Strategic PlanITS Performance MeasuresAmber AlertSilver AlertTransitTSM&O DisseminatorAnnual Report Awards/AchievementsProbesSpecial ProjectsStandards/Specifications — Wrong-way Driving Initiative





ITS Communications


  • Guide deployment of a communications backbone to serve ITS deployments on major corridors
  • Manage and update the Statewide ITS Communications Network to support ITS deployments
  • Manage the maintenance program for the Statewide ITS Communications Network to support ITS deployments and various ITS research and development initiatives
  • Manage the Federal Communications Commission statewide radio license database
  • Manage the Wireless General Manager Agreement, a resource sharing public/private partnership which places commercial wireless carriers on FDOT rights-of-way, with American Tower Corporation

Keyword Links:
Statewide ITS Communications NetworkITS Facility Management System (ITSFM)Lodestar47 MHz Land Mobile RadiosLicensing and Frequency CoordinationHighway Advisory Radio (HAR)





ITS Software and Architecture

  • Manage the SunGuide ® Software System for freeway and incident management, transportation management center interoperability, and data archiving.
  • Manage the Statewide ITS Architecture to promote integrated ITS regions, corridors, and projects.
  • Coordinate ITS training to enhance the quality and quantity of the State’s ITS workforce.
  • Unified traffic information and management system for the State of Florida ITS traffic data.

Keyword Links:
Central Data WarehouseChange Management BoardStatewide ITS Architecture (SITSA)SunGuide® SoftwareSunGuide® Software Users GroupSystems Engineering





Statewide Arterial Management Program (STAMP)

  • A Technical Memorandum on Adaptive Signal Control Technologies
  • Traffic Signal Maintenance and Compensation Agreement




Managed Lanes

  • Statewide Policy, Procedures, Manuals, and Guidance for Managed Lanes Which Includes Express Lanes
  • Statewide Toll and Express Lane Team
  • Regional Concept of Transportation Operations
  • Express Lane Concept of Operations
  • Change Management Process for Statewide Express Lane Software
  • Statewide Methodology for Determining Ingress/Egress To/From Express Lanes





For additional information, please contact Fred.Heery@dot.state.fl.us