Performance Measures

MAP-21 and the FAST Act legislation required USDOT to establish transportation performance measures, and required States and Regions to set performance targets for those measures.  There are five groupings of performance measures: three groupings mandated by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and two by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).  The three FHWA measure groupings are SafetyBridges & Pavement, and System Performance. The two FTA measure groupings are Transportation Asset Management (TAM) and Transit Safety. They are required of both state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations, which will work together towards meeting these targets. If state DOT’s and MPO’s do not comply, federal funding for state and local transportation projects may be affected. The regulatory basis of the performance measures can be found in Chapter 23 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 490 (23 CFR Part 490).

Initial Targets: (view more info in table to the right)

  • 257 or less – Number of Fatalities
  • 0.823 or less – Fatality rate (per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
  • 1,571 or less – Number of serious injuries
  • 5.03 or less – Serious injury rate (per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
  • 280 or less – Number of non-motorized fatalities and non-motorized serious injuries
  • Federal Regulations – Subpart C of Chapter 23 CFR Part 490
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  • CTDOT Initial Targets (2-yr, 4-yr)
    • Percentage of pavements on the Interstate System in Good condition: Current Condition – 66.2%, Target – 65.5%, 64.4%
    • Percentage of pavements on the Interstate System in Poor condition: Current Condition – 2.2%, Target – 2.0%, 2.6%
    • Percentage of pavements on the non-Interstate NHS in Good condition: Current Condition – 37.9%, Target – 36.0%, 31.9%
    • Percentage of pavements on the non-Interstate NHS in Poor condition: Current Condition – 8.6%, Target – 6.8%, 7.6%
  • MPO Target Due Date: 11/16/2018

Bridge Condition

  • Federal Regulations – Subpart D of Chapter 23 CFR Part 490
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  • CTDOT Initial Targets (2-yr, 4-yr)
    • Percentage NHS bridges classified as in Good condition: Current Condition – 18.1%, Target – 22.1%, 26.9%
    • Percentage NHS bridges classified as in Poor condition: Current Condition – 15.0%, Target – 7.9%, 5.7%
  • MPO Target Due Date: 11/16/2018
  • MPO Target Due Date: 11/16/2018

Freight Movement on Interstate System (IS)

  • Federal Regulations – Subpart F of Chapter 23 CFR Part 490
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  • CTDOT Initial Targets (2-yr, 4-yr)
    • Truck Travel Time Reliability (TTTR) Index = 95th / 50th perc. (The higher the ratio, the worse the reliability): Current Condition – 1.75, Target – 1.79, 1.83
  • MPO Target Due Date: 11/16/2018

Congestion Reduction

  • Federal Regulations – Subpart H of Chapter 23 CFR Part 490
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  • Components of Measure
    • Annual hours of peak-hour excessive delay per capita
    • Percent of non-single occupancy vehicle (SOV) travel
  • CTDOT & MPO Target Due Date: Fall 2022

Environmental Sustainability

  • Federal Regulations – Subpart G of Chapter 23 CFR Part 490
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  • CTDOT Initial Targets (2-yr, 4-yr)
  • MPO Target Due Date: 11/16/2018

Rolling Stock

  • Components of Measure
    • Percentage of revenue vehicles (by type) that exceed the Useful Life Benchmark (ULB)
    • Initial Target -0%, 7%, 14%, 17% (Click table to right for more info)

Equipment

  • Components of Measure
    • Percentage of non-revenue service vehicles (by type) that exceed the ULB
    • Initial Target -0%, 7%, 17%, 20% (Click table to right for more info)

Facilities

  • Components of Measure
    • Percentage of facilities (by group) that are rated less than 3.0 on the Transit Economic Requirements Model (TERM) Scale
    • Initial Target -0% (Click table to right for more info)

System Reliability

  • Components of Measure
    • Percentage of track segments (rail fixed-guideway only) that have performance restrictions
    • Initial Target – 2% (Click table to right for more info)

Fatalities

  • Components of Measure
    • Total number of reportable fatalities and rate per total vehicle revenue miles by mode

Injuries

  • Components of Measure
    • Total number of reportable injuries and rate per total vehicle revenue miles by mode

Safety Events

  • Components of Measure
    • Total number of reportable events and rate per total vehicle revenue miles by mode

System Reliability

  • Components of Measure
    • Mean distance between major mechanical failures by mode.

 

  • MPO Target Due Date: TBD (Click table to right for more info)

Regional transportation planning is being integrated with performance measures!

At CRCOG, we are creating targets for federally established performance measures to guide the Capitol Region’s future transportation plans.

This page briefly summarizes the performances measures that FHWA and FTA require to guide future transportation planning. Per federal requirements, State DOT’s must establish initial statewide targets for each measure. The RPO – often designated as a Metropolitan Planning Organization or MPO in a large urbanized region then has 180 days to either support the state DOT’s target, or independently establish its own targets for any of the measures within the MPO. These performance measures must be regularly monitored and reported with new targets typically set in 2 or 4 year time frames.

Click below to view performance measures and targets!

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