The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) continues to make improvements to its roadway system. The overall condition of the region’s infrastructure has remained stable over the past few years. The percentage of TxDOT roadways rated “good or better” increased to 84% in 2016 and bridges remained at 83% (bridge conditions are reported biannually).
Incident response time needed to clear a major incident increased from 31.9 minutes to 32.5 minutes, as reported by Houston TranStar.
Bus vehicle reliability, which measures the average distance between mechanical breakdowns, improved slightly in 2016 to 9,608 miles.
Time to Clear a Traffic Incident (in minutes excluding heavy trucks)