KYOVA Metropolitan Planning Organization was using spreadsheets, phone calls and emails to manage their TIP process. To further complicate things, their MPO covers three different states – Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia – meaning they had to coordinate with three state DOTs, who each had their own documents and processes.
This method for managing their TIP was time consuming, prone to human errors, and limited the amount of collaboration that could take place since data was not easily accessible.
They also needed to move quickly – the next TIP adoption was lees than a year away.
KYOVA set out to find a software solution that would solve their challenges and be able to meet their time constraints. As part of their evaluation process, KYOVA contacted clients from each prospective vendor to ensure they were satisfied with the product and customer service. From this process, KYOVA eliminated the other firms and agreed that EcoInteractive was the right partner to solve this challenge.
The goal was to have the system live in time to support their 2024-2027 adoption in the summer of 2023. Starting the project in September, KYOVA was live by February 2023 with plenty of time to spare before the targeted adoption. The solution was able to meet all of their criteria, speeding up the TIP adoption process while reducing errors and improving collaboration.
By adopting ProjectTracker as an eletronic solution to manage their TIP, KYOVA was able to:
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