The 2045 RTP identifies truck travel reliability and commute alternative usage as two indicators of economic competitiveness. Truck travel time reliability assesses how reliable freight movement on the interstate is with a high standard of 95% on-time deliveries. The base figure is 2.1, which means a truck trip of 30 minutes requires 63 minutes for the truck to arrive on-time 95% of the time.
The percentage of the region’s commuters who use an alternative mode of transportation to work at least once a week remains unchanged at 20%. This includes transit, vanpool, carpool, biking, walking, and teleworking.
Houston-Galveston Area Council