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. (Objective*)

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

ATIS02-Interactive Traveler Information
ATIS09-In Vehicle Signing
ATIS10-Short Range Communications Traveler Information
ATMS06-Traffic Information Dissemination
MC03-Road Weather Data Collection
MC04-Weather Information Processing and Distribution

Associated Goals

Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
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;


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.
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