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Oregon Transportation Management System
Oregon Trans Mgmt System
The Oregon Transportation Management System (OTMS) is a program designed to manage highway pavement, bridges, highway safety, traffic congestion, public transportation facilities and equipment, intermodal transportation facilities and systems, and traffic monitoring for highways. The management systems provide information to assist state and local decision makers in selecting cost-effective policies, programs and projects to preserve and improve the transportation infrastructure.
 
The vision of OTMS is integration of information, analyses, and analysis tools to help decision makers prioritize Oregon's transportation needs. The function of the systems is to inventory roadway and other transportation features; collect, analyze, and summarize data; identify and track performance measures; identify needs and help determine strategies and actions to address those needs; and monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of strategies and actions that are implemented. The seven management systems are:

Integrated Trans. Info. Sys.
     Much of ODOT's roadway transportation system data can be found in the Integrated Transportation Information System (ITIS) database. ITIS contains descriptive information about Oregon's transportation infrastructure, and is the official source of milepoint information.
 
     Some of the information and reports available form ITIS are now more easily accessed through the ODOT internet. TransViewer is a computer application that allows ODOT employees to access transportation data and information from their desktop computer.

Bridge Management System
The Bridge Management System for bridges on and off Federal-aid highways supplies analyses and summaries of data, uses mathematical models to make forecasts and recommendations, and provides the means by which alternative policies and programs may be efficiently considered.

Congestion Management System
The Congestion Management System uses ODOT inventories of the state highway system, traffic volume data, and Highway Performance Monitoring System data to report congestion trends on the state highway system and to identify the severity of congestion on parts of the highway system. This information helps ODOT develop policies for managing congestion to plan projects for alleviating congestion.

Freight Mobility
Freight Mobility coordinates public-private, state-local and state-federal freight transportation policy and  investment decisions and activities on a statewide and state-to-state basis and ensure that all Oregon Department of Transportation Divisions integrate freight mobility considerations into their day-to-day business practices.

Pavement Management System
The Pavement Management System is a set of tools or methods that can assist decision makers in finding cost effective strategies for providing, evaluating, and maintaining pavements in a serviceable condition. It provides the information necessary to make these decisions. PMS consists of two basic components:  A comprehensive database, which contains current and historical information on pavement condition, pavement structure and traffic. The second component is a set of tools that allows us to determine existing and future pavement conditions, predict financial needs and identify and prioritize pavement preservation projects.

Safety Management System
The Safety Management System is comprised of two major parts: The Information Safety Management System (ISMS) and the Project Safety Management System (PSMS). The ISMS includes a number of sources of data essential for the PSMS as well as the overall monitoring and administration of ODOT's Roadway Safety Program. The PSMS relates directly to processes, procedures and tools needed to address critical safety issues for project scoping, design and construction.

Traffic Systems Monitoring
The Traffic Systems Monitoring for Highways is a systematic process for the collection, analysis, summary and retention of highway and transit related person and vehicular traffic data.