Travel on the roadway system increased 5% to an estimated 194 million vehicle miles per weekday. This corresponds to the 108,000 jobs added to the region’s economy.
Travel reliability is when the travel time of a roadway remains consistent. Based on current methodology, 63% of miles traveled on the region’s interstate roadways are reliable. The region’s non-interstate roadways are more reliable at 73%.
Transit ridership in the region increased 3% with 91 million passenger boardings in 2018 due to recovery from Hurricane Harvey and METRO system improvements. Bus on-time performance decreased slightly to 75.8%.
Houston-Galveston Area Council