The Responder December 2015

Now introducing the New TIM Network Liaison First and foremost I would like to tell everyone what an honor and a privilege it has been serving as the TIM Network Liaison. I have appreciated the working relationships that I have had the chance to … [Read more...]

The Responder October 2015

Message from the TIM Network Liaison This month's guest author is Rusty James, Incident and Emergency Management Specialist. It occurred to me that we are rapidly approaching the holiday season.  These are times to be with family and friends, … [Read more...]

The Responder September 2015

Message from the TIM Network Liaison In last months submission for the Responder, I advocated the use of a formal Strategic Management Plan (SMP) for Traffic Incident Management (TIM). I also referred to a subjective percentage of formal TIM … [Read more...]

The Responder August 2015

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Since I travel extensively nationally and internationally to further the concept of Transportation Operations, I have the fortunate opportunity to meet dedicated and professional proponents of developing and … [Read more...]

The Responder July 2015

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Electronic Stability Control Ruling Should Mean Fewer Big Rig Crashes, Fewer Response

Electronic Stability Control Ruling Should Mean Fewer Big Rig Crashes, Fewer Responses  Jim McGee 2,329 Big Rig Roll-over Crashes There should be fewer big rig roll-over crash responses needed in the future, thanks to technology and a recent … [Read more...]

The Responder June 2015

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Measurement of performance is not the same thing as performance measurement. Performance measurement is a means of assessing activities that are associated with a specific task. It is a type of quality … [Read more...]

Opposotion in the Wind Jim McGee

Opposition in the Wind against Proposed National Ambient Air Quality Standards Reducing car and truck idling and roadway incident duration are two strategies that can lower tailpipe and fuel system emissions. Jim McGee In a December 17, 2014 … [Read more...]

The Responder – May 2015

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Playing sports as I grew up, I can still hear in my mind those old salty coaches during the 3 a days in the late summer heat yelling: “You play the way you practice! If you want to play sharp you better practice … [Read more...]

The Responder – April 2015 (Supporting TIM Volunteers; TIM/Infrastructure Protection Webinar May 28)

Message from the TIM Network Liaison Recruiting and Retaining TIM Volunteers National Volunteer Week 2015 took place April 12-18. In support of this, we chatted with the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) via Twitter about traffic incident … [Read more...]