Reduce the percentage of facility miles (highway, arterial, rail, etc.) experiencing recurring congestion during the peak period by X percent by year Y.

Associated Performance Measures

Percent of lane-miles (or rail) operating at LOS F or V/C > 1.0

Service Packages that Support the Objective

ST06-HOV/HOT Lane Management
TI06-Dynamic Ridesharing and Shared Use Transportation
TM03-Traffic Signal Control
TM04-Connected Vehicle Traffic Signal System
TM05-Traffic Metering
TM06-Traffic Information Dissemination
TM07-Regional Traffic Management
TM09-Integrated Decision Support and Demand Management
TM15-Railroad Operations Coordination
TM16-Reversible Lane Management
TM20-Variable Speed Limits
TM21-Speed Harmonization
TM22-Dynamic Lane Management and Shoulder Use
VS12-Pedestrian and Cyclist Safety
VS14-Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control
VS15-Infrastructure Enhanced Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control
VS16-Automated Vehicle Operations

Associated Goals

Improve the efficiency of the surface transportation system

Planning Factors

G. Promote efficient system management and operation;


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.