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.
Nearly 20% of the region’s commuters use alternative modes of transportation to work at least once a week. This includes using transit, vanpool, carpool, biking, walking, and teleworking.
*Texas A&M Transportation Institute 2015 - No new data for 2016.
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Additional Commute Choice Indicators