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Mobility: April 2014


Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal Goal met Trend Comments
Mobility: Delivering transportation choices that result in efficient trips and no unexpected delays.
Delay (hours of vehicle delay)
Seasonal quarter
Winter 2014
Number of hours spent in interstate traffic below posted speed 1,828,154 hrs. Reduced hours of delay   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction This is a new measure to identify delay on the interstate system. WisDOT will deploy traffic management strategies and evaluate the impact of changes (a lower number is better).
Reliability (planning time index)
Seasonal quarter
Winter 2014
Index based on extreme travel time in a period 1.20 More on-time arrival   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction This is a new measure to identify delay on the interstate system. WisDOT will deploy traffic management strategies and evaluate the impact of changes (a lower value is better).
Transit availability
Calendar year 2013
Percent of population served by transit 54.0 75.0   Trend is holding Economic factors affecting this measure include rate of inflation in relation to funding.
Bicycle accommodation
Calendar year 2013
Percent of state highway miles with safe bicycle accommodation 67.2 100 percent, except where prohibited   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction State highway traffic volumes increased which resulted in a net loss of safe bicycle accommodations.
Incident response
Calendar year 2013
Average time to clear full closures on the interstate 4 hrs. 22 min. Decrease response time by 5 percent compared to the prior year   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction Severe weather events with multi-car incidents are the largest factor impacting this measure. The department continues to partner with first responders and public safety officials to identify ways to improve.
Winter response
State fiscal year 2013
Percentage to bare-wet within a specific time period after a storm 70 for 18-hour roads; 75 for 24-hour roads 70.0 within specified time Goal has been met Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction 18-hour roadways are typically maintained from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. when conditions warrant. 24-hour roadways are maintained 24 hours a day when conditions warrant.

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