NCTCOG CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROCESS UPDATE

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1 NCTCOG CONGESTION MANAGEMENT PROCESS UPDATE Natalie Bettger Transportation Department Regional Transportation Council June 13, 2013

2 CMP Update Overview Individual Corridor Evaluations Highways Included in the CMP CMP Corridor Deficiency Maps Sample of Draft CMP Corridor Rankings Summary of Draft CMP Corridor Rankings Examples of Corridor Improvement Strategies Next Steps 2

3 Individual Corridor Evaluations Inventory of Roadway Corridor Alternative Roadway Infrastructure Parallel Freeway/Toll Roads Frontage Roads Parallel Arterials Direct Connections (Interchanges) Modal Options Transit Options (Bus and Rail) Park-and-Ride HOV/Managed Lanes Bike Options 3

4 Individual Corridor Evaluations Inventory of Roadway Corridor System Demand (Recurring) Peak V/C Truck Volume Percentage Number of Employees (by TSZ) Residential Population (by TSZ) System Reliability (Non-Recurring) Crash Data/Crash Rate Shoulders Incident Management Training Inventory Truck Lane Restrictions Intelligent Transportation Systems 4

5 Highways Included in the CMP 5

6 CMP Roadway Infrastructure Map DRAFT DRAFT 6

7 CMP Modal Options Map DRAFT 7

8 CMP System Demand Map DRAFT 8

9 CMP System Reliability Map DRAFT 9

10 CMP Corridor Top 25 Worst Corridors Segments DRAFT 10

11 Examples of Improvement Strategies to Address CMP Corridor Deficiencies Alternative Roadway Infrastructure (Services) Promote and encourage usage of frontage roads Promote and encourage usage of available parallel arterials Promote and encourage usage of available parallel freeways/toll roads Modal Options (Services) Improve transportation options Promote usage of existing light/commuter rail Modify bus routes Add bicycle access to transit Promote trip reduction programs Bicycle and pedestrian improvements Construct park-and-ride facilities Increase promotion of non-sov commute alternatives Transit use Biking Ridesharing (vanpooling or carpooling) Walking HOV/Managed Lanes System Demand Bottleneck removals Promote variable work schedules (Recurring) Add additional lane capacity Telecommuting Lane restriping Signal retiming and coordination Modify signal phase sequences System Reliability Increase deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (Non-recurring) Dynamic route guidance Speed monitoring 511 Network surveillance (CCTV) Promote Freeway Incident Management Training Improve incident response and clearance times Shoulder Utilization Program Increase deployment of truck lane restrictions 11

12 Sample of Draft CMP Corridor Rankings # CMP Rank Highway From To Construction (Current, Funded or Complete) Roadway Infrastructure Modal Options System Reliability System Demand 1 1 DNT SH 121 PGBT 2 2 IH 35W FM 407 SH IH 30 IH 35E US IH 635 US 75 SH IH 635 SH 78 IH US 67 IH 20 FM US 80 IH 30 Lawson Rd 8 8 IH 635 SH 161 IH 35E 9 8 DNT IH 635 Oak Lawn Ave 10 8 PGBT IH 35E DNT 11 8 IH 45 IH 30 S Lamar St 12 9 IH 820 SH 121 IH DNT PGBT IH 635 = Needs Improvement = Sufficient 12

13 Summary of Draft CMP Corridor Rankings 93 Total Segments Evaluated 49 Segments Identified as Sufficient 44 Segments Identified as Needs Improvement 24 Segments Funded for Future Construction or Under Construction 3 Segments Along US 75 Included in the ICM Corridor Project 13

14 Next Steps Date August 24, 2012 September 13, 2012 October 26, 2012 December 1, 2012 January 25, 2013 May 24, 2013 June 10-12, 2013 June 13, 2013 June 28, 2013 July 11, 2013 Action STTC (Informational Item) Overview of CMP, Proposed Updates and Schedule RTC (Informational Item) Overview of CMP, Proposed Updates and Schedule Host CMP Update Workshop Public Meeting - Overview of CMP, Proposed Updates and Schedule Regional Safety Working Group STTC (Informational Item) Scoring Criteria and Corridor Ranking Public Meeting Scoring Criteria, and Corridor Ranking (30 day comment period is required) RTC (Informational Item) Scoring Criteria, and Corridor Ranking STTC (Action Item) Final CMP RTC (Action Item) Final CMP 14

15 Contact Information Sonya Jackson Landrum Principal Transportation Planner Ralph Zaragoza Transportation Planner Natalie Bettger Senior Program Manager