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Guidance Tool for Implementation of Traffic Incident Management Performance Measures (NCHRP 07-20)
(December 16, 2014)

Traffic Incident Management Performance Measures

Presenter:   Paul Jodoin
Presenter's Org:   Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

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Slide 1:  Traffic Incident Management Performance Measures

Guidance Tool for Implementation of Traffic Incident Management Performance Measures (NCHRP 07-20)
December 16, 2014

[This slide contains two images: (1) a photograph of a person using a stylus to write on the screen of a handheld electronic device and (2) a screenshot of a data entry form.]

Slide 2:  State of the (TIM) Union

Slide 3:  National TIM Responder Training Program Implementation Progress - As of November 30, 2014

[This slide contains a map of the United States showing the National TIM Responder Training Program Implementation Progress as of November 30, 2014. All 51 states have conducted TtT and/or TIM training is in progress; South Dakota has a TtT session planned. Statistics listed on the image include: 134 TtT sessions have been conducted and 76,205 have been trained, which is 76.2% of the 2014 National Goal to have 100,000 trained.]

Slide 4:  Why are TIM Performance Measures?

Pathway to insuring sustainability and institutionalization of TIM:

Slide 5:  MAP-21 Background-Performance Requirements

  1. National Goals
  2. Measures
  3. Targets
  4. Plans
  5. Reports
  6. Accountability & Transparency

[This slide contains a flow chart showing MAP-21 background-performance requirements, which are listed above.]

Slide 6:  TIM Performance Measurement

Slide 7:  Status of National TIM Performance Measures

Annual TIM Self Assessment - 75 top metros/overall 99 submittals TIM Performance Measures Data Base

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[This slide contains a map of the United States marked with colored circles to show roadway clearance time (red), incident clearance time (blue), and secondary incidents (yellow).]

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[This slide contains a map of the United States marked with green circles to show locations that collect three sets of data (roadway clearance time, incident clearance time, and secondary incidents) and with purple circles to show locations that collect two of the three data set types.]

Slide 10:  FHWA Efforts

Work with IACP and AASHTO Sub-committees

Slide 11:  FHWA Related Activities

Slide 12:  What did the 1st responders have?

[This slide contains a vertical bar graph comparing secondary crashes to crashes involving a first responder and secondary crashes to incidents involving a first responder for a three year period. Secondary to crash went from 5.5% in 2011 to 3.4% in 2012 to 2.2% in 2013. Secondary to incident went from .4% in 2011 to .7% in 2012 to .4% in 2013.]

Slide 13:  Initial Impact of the Rollout Roll Call Training & New Policy

Oct - Dec 2010: 4,793

  • Non-Injury
    • Roadway Clearance: 45 min
    • Incident Clearance: 84 min
  • Injury
    • Roadway Clearance: 54 min
    • Incident Clearance: 94 min
  • Fatal
    • Roadway Clearance: 212 min
    • Incident Clearance: 214 min

April - June 2011: 4,366

  • Non-Injury
    • Roadway Clearance: 32 min (-28%)
    • Incident Clearance: 40 min (-51%)
  • Injury
    • Roadway Clearance: 46 min (-14%)
    • Incident Clearance: 58min (-37%)
  • Fatal
    • Roadway Clearance: 198 min (-6.78%)
    • Incident Clearance: 211 min (-1.68%)

Slide 14:  TIM Performance Measurements On Crash Report

Slide 15:  AzDPS Metro Crash Incident Clearance Times by Time Categories

[This slide contains a bar graph showing AzDPS metro crash incident clearance times by time categories for 2011-2013. The graph shows that crashes increased from 17,978 in 2011 to 18,084 in 2012 to 20,148 in 2013. Minor crash incidents with clearance times of 30 minutes or less increased from 55% to 60% to 70%, intermediate crash incidents of 31-119 minutes decreased from 35% to 31% to 23%, and major crash incidents of 120 minutes or more decreased from 10% to 9% to 7%.]

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