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Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Performance Measures
(June 12, 2014)

Presenter:   Mark Kehrli
Presenter's Org:   Office of Transportation Operations, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Presenter:   Paul Jodoin
Presenter's Org:   Office of Transportation Operations, FHWA

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Slide 1:  T3 Webinar: Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Performance Measures

Mark Kehrli, Director, Office of Transportation Operations, FHWA, U.S. DOT

Paul Jodoin, Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Program Manager, Office of Transportation Operations, FHWA, U.S. DOT

Slide 2:  Why are TIM Performance Measures?

Pathway to insuring sustainability and institutionalization of TIM:

Slide 3:  MAP-21 Performance Management

Slide 4:  Focus State Initiative Standard TIM Performance Measurement

“Roadway” Clearance Time
The time between first recordable awareness of an incident (detection/notification/verification) by a responsible agency and first confirmation that all lanes are available for traffic flow.

“Incident” Clearance Time
The time between the first recordable awareness and the time at which the last responder has left the scene.

Secondary Crashes
The number of secondary crashes beginning with the time of detection of the primary incident where a collision occurs either a) within the incident scene or b) within the queue, including the opposite direction, resulting from the original incident.