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The 2040 RTP identifies truck congestion levels and commute alternative usage as two indicators of economic competitiveness. Truck congestion measures the annual cost of fuel and travel delay for moving goods within the region. The most recent cost of truck congestion is $1.12 billion per year.
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.
Additional Freight Indicators
Additional Commute Choice Indicators
Houston-Galveston Area Council