Traffic congestion impacts the mobility of people and goods in Northern Colorado, which affects quality of life and economic growth in the region. The NFRMPO maintains the federally required Congestion Management Process (CMP) to improve transportation system reliability, safety, and performance.
The 2023 CMP identifies an objectives-driven, performance-based process to manage regional transportation congestion. The CMP includes congestion-related goals, objectives, and performance measures. In 2018, congestion cost Americans $87 Billion and an average of 97 hours. Congestion also wastes billions of gallons of fuel, releasing billions of pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, annually. The CMP seeks to manage congestion on the Regionally Significant Corridors (RSCs) through a variety of region- and corridor-specific strategies.
CMP Performance Report
In 2022, the performance of the CMP was assessed to identify effective strategies for congestion management in the North Front Range region. The report demonstrates the region is making progress on four of seven performance measures with available data and identifies the implemented projects contributing toward congestion management.
Staff contact: Alex Gordon – firstname.lastname@example.org or (970) 289-8279