Montgomery County Northstar Advanced Transportation System
Northstar is a unique state of the art facility for traffic management in Montgomery County. Northstar consist of a massive fiber optic network which connects to all signals owned and operated by the Montgomery County Precinct 3 Commissioner’s Office. This allows for trained staff members to have an unprecedented control of the entire traffic signal network. Our staff can make changes in real time to help alleviate traffic in certain hotspot or congested areas inside South Montgomery County. Having all of this technology at the heart of Montgomery County helps keep traffic moving and the public safe.
Along with our Northstar network, the Precinct Three Commissioner’s Office has also partnered with the Precinct Three Constable’s Office to offer a Motorist Assistance Unit in South Montgomery County. These units are designated to provide assistance to drivers that are stranded along the roadway to help keep the roadways free and clear. Our overall goal is to keep traffic moving, keep congestion times as low as possible and provide a safe commute to all of the residents of Montgomery County. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 281-367-3977.