Objective Category
Traveler Information: Trip Planning Tools

The objectives in this category focus on promoting system awareness among users so they have direct knowledge and awareness of current and forecasted system operating and safety conditions, route choices, and mode choices.

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
Enhance regional multimodal trip planning tools to X data sources by year Y. The number of data sources providing information for multi-modal trip planning tools.
Increase the ease of use of trip planning tools by X percent by year Y. Trip planning tools ease of use rating.
Increase the number of uses of multimodal trip planning tools by X percent by year Y. Number of uses of trip planning tools.

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
D. Increase the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight; Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
G. Promote efficient system management and operation; Improve the efficiency of the surface transportation system
J. Enhance travel and tourism. Develop a transportation system that supports travel and tourism

Associated Service Packages

Service Package
CVO09: Freight-Specific Dynamic Travel Planning
PT08: Transit Traveler Information
SU04: Map Management
TI02: Personalized Traveler Information
TI03: En-Route Guidance
TI04: Trip Planning and Payment
TI08: Personal Wayfinding
VS08: Queue Warning


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.