mobility

2-Mini-Mobility.png

We rely on our transportation infrastructure to efficiently move people, goods, and freight in order to ensure a thriving economy. Our region has enviable travel times and system reliability, with nearly non-existent congestion. While our roadways are operating well for vehicles, we must continue to invest in all modes of transportation in order to improve access to work, school, and community services.

Travel time reliability

2020 Data

Traveltime.png

ITS Corridors

2020 Data

ITS Corridor Map.jpg
ITS Corridor Map Key.jpg

Bicycle infrastructure

2020 Data

Bicycle Infrastructure Map.jpg
Bicycle Infrastructure Map Key.jpg

mobility performance measures

Federally Required Green.jpg

PM 1: % of Person-Miles Traveled on Interstate with Reliable Travel Time

PM1.png

100% of the person-miles traveled on I-70 through our region are reliable. This means our Interstate system has little to no congestion, allowing people and goods to move efficiently through our region. 

Federally Required Green.jpg

PM 3: Truck Travel Time Reliability (TTTR) Index on our Interstate System

PM3.png

A complex formula is used to develop the TTTR Index and to calculate the TTTR of our interstate system. Ideally, any segment along a roadway should have a TTTR Index of 1.50 or less. All interstate system segments within our region fall well under this threshold, meaning we have no issues with TTTR.

MPO Logo Green.jpg

PM 5: % of Transit Routes On-Time Performance

PM5.png

Providing an on-time public transit service is important for dependability and reliability. The ATA Bus' current on time performance among all fixed routes has increased from 88.8% in 2019 to 91.4% in 2020.

Federally Required Green.jpg

PM 2: % of Person-Miles Traveled on the NHS with a Reliable Travel Time

PM2.png

Of the non-interstate roadways on the National Highway System (NHS), a majority (88.7%) are performing at a high-level of reliability. Reliability has slightly declined since 2018 when 91.3% of person-miles traveled were reliable. The roadways falling below the 90% reliability factor include segments of US-77 and US-24 (Tuttle Creek Boulevard).

MPO Logo Green.jpg

PM 4: % of Intelligent Transportation System Traffic Signals on Key Corridors

Mobility PM 4.jpg

Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) allow for communication and coordination among signals to improve traffic flow. Our region has 17.5 miles of signalized corridors, with 30% percent enabled with signal coordination to improve the efficiency of the corridor. 

MPO Logo Green.jpg

PM 6: % of Planned Bicycle Infrastructure Projects Implemented

Mobility PM 6.jpg

Providing an on-time public transit service is important for dependability and reliability. The ATA Bus' current on time performance is 88.8% among all fixed routes. Manhattan’s Route 4 has the lowest on-time performance at 64.4%.

understanding metrics & Guages

Federal Green.jpg

Federally Required Metric

MPOs are federally required to use a performance-based approach for guiding transportation investment and policy decisions. Transportation legislation identifies several performance metrics MPOs must monitor, establish targets for, and report on.

MPO Green.jpg

Flint Hills MPO Metric

MPOs can choose to establish additional goals and targets specific to their region.

Example New.jpg
Example New.jpg

Below are links to the Metrics for Progress chapter and the Technical Report with data used to develop the targets.