Reduce time to alert travelers of travel weather impacts (using variable message signs, 511, road weather information systems, public information broadcasts, the agency's website, Web 2.0 technologies, etc.) by X (time period or percent) in Y years.

Associated Performance Measures

Time from beginning of weather event to posting of traveler information on (variable message signs, 511, Road Weather Information Systems, public information broadcasts etc.).
Time from beginning of weather event to posting of traveler information on agency website.

Service Packages that Support the Objective

CVO10-Road Weather Information for Freight Carriers
SU04-Map Management
TI01-Broadcast Traveler Information
TI02-Personalized Traveler Information
TI07-In-Vehicle Signage
TM06-Traffic Information Dissemination
VS07-Road Weather Motorist Alert and Warning
VS08-Queue Warning
VS10-Restricted Lane Warnings
WX02-Weather Information Processing and Distribution
WX03-Spot Weather Impact Warning
WX04-Roadway Micro-Prediction

Associated Goals

Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
Enhance the integration and connectivity of the transportation system
Achieve a significant reduction in traffic fatalities and serious injuries on all public roads

Planning Factors

B. Increase the safety of the transportation system for motorized and nonmotorized users;
D. Increase the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight;
F. Enhance the integration and connectivity of the transportation system, across and between modes, for people and freight;

Source

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.