Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 2016-0641   
Type: Informational Report Status: Filed
File created: 8/16/2016 In control: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
On agenda: 1/18/2017 Final action: 1/18/2017
Title: RECEIVE AND FILE the FY2016 Performance Report (Attachment A) for the Metro ExpressLanes.
Sponsors: Ad Hoc Congestion, Highway and Roads Committee
Indexes: High occupancy vehicle lanes, I-10, I-110, Informational Report, Metro ExpressLanes, Peak periods, Tolls
Attachments: 1. Attachment A_PerformanceReport.pdf, 2. Presentation
Meeting_Body
AD HOC CONGESTION, HIGHWAY AND ROADS COMMITTEE
JANUARY 18, 2017

Subject/Action
SUBJECT: METRO EXPRESSLANES FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2016 PERFORMANCE REPORT

ACTION: RECEIVE AND FILE

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
RECEIVE AND FILE the FY2016 Performance Report (Attachment A) for the Metro ExpressLanes.

Issue
ISSUE
In order to monitor performance and ensure key performance goals are met, Metro ExpressLanes performance metrics are monitored on a continual basis. This report provides an update on the performance of the Metro ExpressLanes for FY 2016.

Discussion
DISCUSSION
Attachment A provides a detailed summary of the program's performance for Metro's Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). The following are highlights of the Metro ExpressLanes performance based upon data through June 30, 2016:

* Monthly average travel speeds for the entire corridor were 11% faster than the general purpose lanes and remain above 45 miles per hour (mph) 100% of the time:
o I-110 ExpressLanes average AM peak-period travel speeds : 52 mph
o I-10 ExpressLanes average AM peak-period travel speeds : 55 mph
* Through FY 2016 the total number of vehicle trips approached 100 million and vehicle trips in the ExpressLanes continued to increase by 12% compared to FY 2015.
* A total of 506,031 transponders were issued from program inception through June 30, 2016 (145,459 were issued in FY 2016).
* Low Income Assistance Plan account openings increased by 51.2% from FY 2015.
* HOV only minutes increased markedly for the I-110 NB during the AM peak period.
* HOV only minutes decreased for the I-10 WB during the AM peak where HOV 3 is required for toll free travel.


110 Northbound AM Peak Period

With the continued increase in vehicle trips on the I-110 Northbound ExpressLanes, the system is going into HOV ONLY more frequently during the northbound morning peak period. As a result, staff is monitoring the impact on travel speeds.

HOV Only Status

The ExpressLanes ar...

Click here for full text