Performance Measure

Hours of delay (vehicle-hours or person-hours).

Associated Objectives

Reduce the number of person hours (or vehicle hours) of delay experienced by travelers on the freeway system.

Service Packages that Support the Performance Measure

VS05-Curve Speed Warning
VS11-Oversize Vehicle Warning
VS08-Queue Warning
VS10-Restricted Lane Warnings
VS09-Reduced Speed Zone Warning / Lane Closure
TM21-Speed Harmonization
ST03-Eco-Traffic Metering
TI07-In-Vehicle Signage
TM05-Traffic Metering
TM06-Traffic Information Dissemination
TM16-Reversible Lane Management
TM20-Variable Speed Limits
TM22-Dynamic Lane Management and Shoulder Use
TI01-Broadcast Traveler Information
TI02-Personalized Traveler Information
TI03-En-Route Guidance

Associated Goals

Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
Improve the efficiency of the surface transportation system
Improve the national freight network, strengthen the ability of rural communities to access national and international trade markets, and support regional economic development

Planning Factors

A. Support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency;
D. Increase the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight;
G. Promote efficient system management and operation;


Planning for Operations Desk Reference