Reduce time between incident/emergency verification and posting a traveler alert to traveler information outlets (e.g., variable message signs, agency website, 511 system) by X minutes in Y years.

Associated Performance Measures

Time to alert motorists of an incident/emergency.

Service Packages that Support the Objective

PS07-Incident Scene Safety Monitoring
PS14-Disaster Traveler Information
TI01-Broadcast Traveler Information
TI02-Personalized Traveler Information
TI07-In-Vehicle Signage
TM06-Traffic Information Dissemination
VS08-Queue Warning

Associated Goals

Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
Enhance the integration and connectivity of the transportation system
Improve the efficiency of the surface transportation system

Planning Factors

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;
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.