Benefit

Incident Management via Courtesy Patrol: Evaluation of a Pilot Program in Colorado


22-28 January 1995
Denver; Colorado; United States


Summary Information

The six month pilot Courtesy Patrol Program in Denver, Colorado is estimated to have reduced the cost of traffic delay by $0.8 million to $1.0 million for the morning period, and by $0.90 million to $0.95 million in the evening.

This assumes a time value of $10 per hour. Program costs varied between the tow truck operators between $29 to $38 per truck-hour, which results in a benefit-to-cost ratio of 10.5:1 to 16.9:1.

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Incident Management via Courtesy Patrol: Evaluation of a Pilot Program in Colorado

Author: Cuciti, P. and B. Janson

Published By: Paper presented at the 74th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting. Washington, District of Columbia

Source Date: 22-28 January 1995

URL: http://www.usroads.com/journals/rej/9706/re970602.htm

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Keywords

freeway service patrol, courtesy patrols, highway helpers, freeway service patrols

Benefit ID: 2000-00068