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Program Goals

The following goals of the MPM Program includes links to the materials that support them. (For more information on the objectives and strategies of the MPM program read the Mobility Performance Measures Program Plan.)

GOAL 1: Develop and Improve Measures and Reporting Techniques

GOAL 2: Report on Mobility Measures for MAP-21 and Statewide Reporting Purposes

GOAL 3: Provide Guidance on Measures to State and MPO Stakeholders

Performance Measures Contacts

Program Oversight and Mobility Measurement - Doug McLeod, Forecasting and Trends Office, (850) 414-4932

Transportation Systems Coordination, Analysis & Reporting - Monica Zhong, Forecasting and Trends Office, (850) 414-4808

Transportation Trends and Conditions, Travel Time Reliability - Jessica VanDenBogaert, Forecasting and Trends Office, (850) 414-4681

FDOT Performance - Regina Colson, Performance Coordinator, (850) 414-5702

Congestion Management - Maria Overton, Systems Implementation Office, (850) 414-4930

SIS Reporting - Chris Edmonston, Systems Implementation Office, (850) 414-4813



What is mobility?

Mobility is the movement of people and goods.

Why is mobility important?

Mobility is valuable because it provides access to jobs, services, and markets. Transportation's most essential function is to provide mobility for people and goods.

Why does it need to be measured?

By measuring the performance of mobility, we can better understand how to improve it. Mobility performance measures are used to characterize the success of transportation, in terms of:

  • Quantity of service (number of people served) – Collective user perspective, and measure of a program's success.

  • Quality of service (degree of traveler satisfaction with the service provided) – Usually related to travel time.

  • Accessibility of service (ease of engaging in activities) – Related to existence of service, and difficulty of using it.

  • Utilization (how much of the available capacity is used) – Indication of whether the system is properly sized, matching supply to demand.

Together, the four concepts of quantity, quality, accessibility, and utilization provide a comprehensive picture of mobility to individual users, the general public, and decision-makers.

How are mobility performance measures used?

Mobility performance measures are used in systems planning and metropolitan planning to identify the location, scale, and nature of transportation problems and needs to identify possible solutions to these problems. The measures may be applied statewide, in an areawide analysis (e.g., the seven largest counties together), or by functional system (e.g., Strategic Intermodal System (SIS)). Metropolitan planning organizations (MPO) address many of the same issues at a metropolitan level.

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