The Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) will distribute the findings of its annual Urban Mobility Report at 12:01 a.m. CDT on Thursday, January 20, 2011.
Sponsors of the study, established in 1982, include the Texas Transportation Institute, the University Transportation Center for Mobility, the American Road and Transportation Builders Association – Transportation Development Foundation, and the American Public Transportation Association.
The study’s findings are intended to provide a collection of easily understood measures to support national and local decision-making related to understanding the congestion problem and identifying solutions.
The 2010 study incorporates a significant advance in study methodology, incorporating real-time traffic data for every major roadway in the United States — the result of a partnership with INRIX, a leading supplier of travel time data. This is the most detailed picture yet of the challenges facing the public and those who plan, maintain and operate the nation’s roadway system.
As in past years, the Urban Mobility Report will present national, regional and local rankings in several key areas:
- Annual travel delay per peak traveler
- Fuel wasted due to traffic delays
- Financial cost of congestion per peak traveler
- Length of rush hour traffic conditions
The study includes expanded estimates of the effect of congestion to all 439 U.S. urban areas as well as detailed information for 101 specific urban areas.
This year’s Urban Mobility Report will be posted at http://mobility.tamu.edu/ums/ on Thursday, January 20, 2011.