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Intelligent Transportation Systems

Toledo Area Freeway Management System: ODOT has installed an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) for the expressways in the Toledo metro area. Plans were developed in FY 2008. The $15 million system was completed in 2014. It includes video cameras, dynamic message signs (DMS), and additional highway advisory radio sites (HAR). The video images will be displayed at an ODOT control center. Click on the following link to the Ohio Department of Transportation ITS page for more details.

 

Online Traffic Information:

Ohgo.com is an interactive site developed by ODOT to relay up-to-the-minute travel information to mobile phones, tablets, and desktop computers. It is more user-friendly and replaces BuckeyeTraffic.org. Travel information included on the site is:
• Current highway traffic speeds
• Traffic accidents, slowdowns, and tie-ups
• Travel times from one location to another
• Road construction, closures and delays
• Traffic cameras to view current travel conditions, as they happen
• Winter road conditions available from November through April each season

TMACOG Regional ITS Architecture | click to open
The Toledo Metropolitan Area Regional ITS Architecture is a roadmap for the integration of transportation systems in the TMACOG region. The architecture covers a fifteen-year timeframe (2004–2019) and identifies all existing and planned information sharing (primarily electronic information sharing) related to surface transportation. The architecture represents a shared vision of how each agency’s systems will work together, sharing information and resources to provide a safer, more efficient, and more effective transportation system for travelers.

More ITS resources:

  • TMACOG has on file a regional ITS plan identifying priorities in our area (full report and popular summary brochure) and a regional architecture report. Please contact Lisa Householderat 419-241-9155 ext. 124, or householder@tmacog.org for more information .

  • For more information about ITS architectures, navigate to the National ITS Architecture Version 7.1 website www.iteris.com/itsarch.


 
 


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