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RCTOs in Action: Portland, Detroit, Tucson, and Hampton Roads Discuss their Regional Concept for Transportation Operations (July 25, 2007)

The Hampton Road Experience

Presenter:   Camelia Ravanbakht, PhD
Presenter's Org:   Hampton Roads Planning District Commission

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Slide 1: Overview

Slide 2: The Hampton Roads Region

Slide 3: The Hampton Roads Region

[The slide displays one large image in the top left of the slide and five smaller images on the bottom of the slide. The larger image is a map of the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, with the Hampton Roads region of southwest Virginia highlighted. Beginning from the left, the bottom five images are: a naval vessel entering a port, a section of freeway jutting out into a large body of water, a beach with high-rise development, a crane used for loading and unloading ship cargo, and a bridge spanning a body of water.]

Slide 4: Congestion Management Process


Slide 5: Operations Planning

Slide 6: Operations Planning

Slide 7: Operations Planning

Slide 8:

[This slide displays a real-time traffic camera image, from Virginia DOT, of a highway accident with the date and time noted.]

Slide 9: Building an RCTO for Incident Management

Slide 10: Participants in RCTO Working Group

Slide 11: RCTO Charter

Slide 12: RCTO Objectives

Slide 13: Guiding Principles

Slide 14: RCTO Performance Measures

Slide 15: High Incident Locations

[Slide displays a map of freeways in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The top ten interstate segments with the most incidents in 2006 are highlighted in red.]

Slide 16: Safety Service Patrol Assistance by Type

[Slide shows safety service patrol assistance by type, in a pie chart format. Percentage breakdown by type is:]

Slide 17: Incident Duration, 2006

[Slide shows a chart that displays incident duration in 2006. Months are listed on the X axis, beginning with 1/6/2006 and extending through 1/29/2006. Minutes are listed on the Y axis. The chart shows three time measures: SSP (Safety Service Patrols) Response Time, Incident Clear Time, and Notification to Clear Time. Across all months, SSP Response Time was the fastest, followed by Incident Clear Time and Notification to Clear Time. ]

Slide 18: Incident Clearance

[Shown here is a line graph with % of total incidents cleared on the Y axis and minutes on the X axis]

Slide 19: ITS/Operations Funding in TIP

Slide 20: RCTO Successes

Slide 21: Challenges

Slide 22: Next Steps

For More Information:

Camelia Ravanbakht, PhD
Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive.Chesapeake, VA 23320
email: cravanbakht@hrpdcva.gov
website: www.hrpdc.org

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