Objective Category
Freight Management: Travel Time Delay

The objectives in this category focus on reducing travel-time delay for regional freight transportation.

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
Increase the mobility index ([Ton-miles of travel] / [Vehicle-miles of travel * Average speed]) by X percent in Y years. Mobility index for system users defined as [Ton-miles of travel] / [Vehicle-miles of travel * Average speed].
Decrease the annual average travel time index for freight by X points in Y years. Travel time index: ratio of observed average travel time to free-flow travel time.
Decrease point-to-point travel times on selected freight-significant highways by Y minutes within Y years. Point-to-point travel times on selected freight-significant highways.
Decrease hours of delay per 1,000 vehicle miles traveled on selected freight-significant highways by X percent in Y years. Hours of delay per 1,000 vehicle miles on selected freight-significant highways.

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
A. Support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency; Improve the national freight network, strengthen the ability of rural communities to access national and international trade markets, and support regional economic development

Associated Service Packages

Service Package
CVO01: Carrier Operations and Fleet Management
CVO03: Electronic Clearance
CVO04: CV Administrative Processes
CVO06: Freight Signal Priority
CVO07: Roadside CVO Safety
CVO08: Smart Roadside and Virtual WIM
CVO16: Electronic Driver Logs
CVO20: International Border Registration
CVO21: International Border Electronic Clearance
MC12: One-Way Convoy Driving
PM06: Loading Zone Management
TM23: Border Management Systems


Planning for Operations Desk Reference

Since the mapping between objectives and service packages is not always straight-forward and often situation-dependent, these mappings should only be used as a starting point. Users should do their own analysis to identify the best service packages for their region.