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” decreased 3% to 80% in 2017. Bridge conditions are reported biannually and remain at 83%.
The response time needed to clear a major incident on area freeways increased slightly from 32.5 minutes to 33.3 minutes, as reported by Houston TranStar.
Bus vehicle reliability, which measures the average distance between mechanical breakdowns, improved 12% in 2017 to 10,790 miles.
Time to Clear a Traffic Incident (in minutes excluding heavy trucks)