Analysis of Performance
- Traffic volume-weighted average travel times (in minutes/mile) on City arterial streets including Harmony, Horsetooth, Drake, Prospect, Mulberry, Taft Hill, Shields, College, Lemay and Timberline during the p.m. peak period on weekdays.
- Q2 '21 travel times were up 9% compared to Q2 '20. This is likely due to the lifting of the Covid Restrictions we were under in 2020.
- Q2 '21 travel times were down 6% compared to the previous 5-year average for Q2.
- Overall, traffic volumes were down an average of 1.9% in Q2 ‘21 compared to typical pre-COVID numbers.
Why Is This Important?
City Organization Impact on Performance
High – Virtually everyone in the City is impacted by the transportation system. While there are many external factors -- particularly economic factors that impact the operation of the City transportation system, there is still much that the City can do in terms of policies, priorities, planning and operations that affect the performance of the system.