The purpose of OTMO is to provide a safe, efficient and reliable travel experience to our customers on Maryland’s highways.
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OTMO is committed to keeping Marylanders moving on the roadways through the expertise, hard work, and dedication of its multiple divisions
and staff. Using Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technologies, Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS), and partnerships, we
monitor traffic, clear incidents, assist stranded motorists on our highways, and provide real-time traveler information to our customers. We
leverage emerging technologies and implement innovative strategies to update and maximize the use of our existing transportation
infrastructure. We are also preparing for a connected and automated future using data and a performance driven approach to plan and
program ITS, telecommunications, and decision-support systems.
OTMO activities include incident response, emergency traffic patrols, road weather management, special event management, incident management, telecommunications, traffic monitoring, 24/7 traffic operations center, emergency operations, emerging transportation technologies, intelligent transportation systems, traffic management, work zone management and traveler information.
24/7 Traffic monitoring, traffic
response and management,
emergency operations and
Integrated coordination of
operations and maintenance
activities to help manage
congestion, reduce delays
and improve safety and
efficiency on existing facilities
Maryland’s official travel information service providing real time traffic and weather information
Developing and maintaining CHART web applications to support efficient management of our transportation network
Developing, integrating, deploying and maintaining CHART’s ITS devices and agency's communications structures
and managing strategies,
technologies and initiatives
related to connected and
Monitoring real-time traffic
support and providing
notifications to the public
Managing highway patrol
vehicles that monitor roadway
conditions, providing assistance
to motorists, and handling traffic
control at highway incidents
Analysis & Design, ITS
Programming of Funds for
Data Analysis & Performance
Monitoring to Support Innovation
via TSMO in MDOT SHA
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