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Using Geofencing to Actively Monitor, Collect, and Share Information

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-4

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The webinar will explore how the use of geofencing may improve the capabilities and performance of transportation management systems (TMSs). This webinar will highlight how using geofencing has enabled TMSs to improve the use of operational strategies, provision of services, or performing specific functions.  The webinar will discuss the challenges and lessons learned with planning, designing, implementing, and integrating geofencing into the management and operation of TMSs.

This webinar is part of Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study project to share information on traffic management system (TMS) emerging topics and an ongoing series focused on sharing information on emerging traffic management system (TMS) topics being co-sponsored by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE), Traffic Management Center Pooled Fund Study, and FHWA.


  • Suzette Peplinski, Moderator, Michigan DOT
  • Les Jacobson, LNJ Transportation Consulting
  • Sri Balasubramanian, Caltrans
  • Bob Fifer, Colorado DOT
  • Ryan McNary, Pennsylvania DOT

The previous webinar in this series can be found here.

More resources on TMCs are available here.

Learning Objectives:

The intent of this webinar is to introduce the concept of geofencing, identify potential benefits, and identify issues to consider with investigating the potential value of incorporating and using geofencing in the active management and operation of TMSs.

Target Audience:

  • State and Local Departments of Transportation;
  • Traffic Management Center Management;
  • Consultants or contractors;
  • Researcher/Academic; and
  • Other individuals interested in or responsible for:
    • managing traffic;
    • coordinating and responding to incidents and planned and unplanned events; and
    • planning, designing, implementing, maintaining, managing, and operating TMSs.

Event Type:


Organizational Capability Element:

Traveler Information

Operations Area of Practice:

Transportation Management Centers (TMC / TOC)


April 17
11:00 am - 12:30 pm UTC-4