Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Regional Transportation Management Center

Traffic Operations

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RTMC Overview

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RTMC Components:

  • Traffic surveillance via CCTV and Loop Detectors
  • Ramp Meters
  • Dynamic Message Signs
  • Lane Control Signals
  • Traveler Information Program
  • MnPass
  • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) System
  • Incident Management Program
  • FIRST Program
  • Research and Development

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Through its various programs, the RTMC provides these benefits to travelers.

  • Reduce crashes and congestion
  • Increase freeway capacity
  • Increase freeway speeds during peak periods
  • Accurate, timely traffic information to travelers
  • Removal of stalled vehicles by FIRST
  • Incident management assistance with State Patrol
  • Enhanced service for transit and car-poolers