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San Juan, PR Urbanized Area Congestion Report

In the line graphs below, FHWA uses Data Collection Year instead of Data Reporting Year to represent snapshot condition/performance at the time the data was collected. More information

The San Juan, PR Urbanized Area covers parts of Puerto Rico. Targets are agreed upon by several transportation agencies and apply to the entire area.

  • Annual Hours of Peak-Hour Excessive Delay (PHED) Per Capita

    • Trend through 2021

      Desired trend: ↓

      San Juan, PR Annual Hours of Excessive Delay Per Capita


  • Annual Hours of Peak-Hour Excessive Delay (PHED) Per Capita 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
    Condition/Performance -- -- 2.2 --
    Targets -- -- -- -- 1.0
  • Behind the data: For the first performance period only, baseline condition and 2-year targets are not required for the Peak-Hour Excessive Delay measure.


  • Annual Hours of Peak-Hour Excessive Delay (PHED) Per Capita

    (Puerto Rico) Not required for Puerto Rico.

    N/A

    (Puerto Rico) Since the 2017 data was affected by the hurricanes Irma and MarĂ­a, and the PHED in 2018 was 1.1, PRHTA is adjusting the 4-year target to 1.0. It is important to notice that this target would be affected by the current Covid-19 pandemic related restrictions since March 2020 and by the hundreds of earthquakes that the Island is experiencing since January 2020 which caused roadways, bridges, building damages and power outages.Also, based on the performed analysis with the available data, PRHTA is adjusting their 4-year target. Nevertheless, there is a need to identify representative data for the Puerto Rico's NHS system. PRHTA identified an action plan to address confidence of the data in order to fully comply with federal requirements. Please refer to R1 for additional details.

    N/A
  • Data Sources:
    Puerto Rico 2018, 2020 Biennial Performance Report
    Puerto Rico 2020, 2021 HPMS Data Submittal

  • Non-Single Occupancy Vehicle (Non-SOV) Travel

    • Trend through 2021

      Desired trend: ↑

      San Juan, PR % Non-SOV Travel


  • Non-Single Occupancy Vehicle (Non-SOV) Travel 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
    Condition/Performance 20.5 19.7 19.1 18.1 --
    Targets -- -- 0.0 -- 19.1
  • Behind the data: The State used data collection Method A (American Community Survey), as defined in 23 CFR 490.709(f)(1)(i), in establishing their targets.


  • Non-Single Occupancy Vehicle (Non-SOV) Travel

    (Puerto Rico) Does not apply to Puerto Rico.

    (Puerto Rico) For the 2018 baseline report it was used the ACS_17_5YR_DP03 for the Percent Single Occupant Vehicle Travel for the San Juan UZA. When verifying the Non-SOV using Method A it was noted that the last available data was the ACS_18_5YR_DP03, resulting in a Non-SOV value of 19.1. It is very important to note Puerto Rico was affected by the impact of the Hurricanes Irma (Category 5 ) and Maria (Category 4). These hurricanes hit Puerto Rico in September 2017 and affected the highway system infrastructure, mobility and affected to make car drivers switch to more sustainable travel modes, such as public transport, walking, and cycling .The road network, especially in and around San Juan, was vital to getting relief materials distributed. Over eight hundred roadway events were reported to the Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) Emergency Operation Center related to damages caused by Hurricane Irma and over six thousand for Hurricane Maria. The PRHTA focused their resources, including support from the private sector, to respond to the emergency.

    (Puerto Rico) It is very important to note Puerto Rico was affected by the impact of the Hurricanes Irma (Category 5 ) and Maria (Category 4). These hurricanes hit Puerto Rico in September 2017 and affected the highway system infrastructure and mobility. It is important to notice that this target would be affected by the current Covid-19 pandemic related restrictions since March 2020 and by the hundreds of earthquakes that the Island is experiencing since January 2020 which caused roadways, bridges, building damages and power outages.These circunstances impacted travel modes, as for example, the train services in the San Juan Metropolitan Area, known as Tren Urbano, and the Metropolitan Bus Authority services were suspended from March to October 2020 due to Covid 19 Government restrictions.

    N/A
  • Data Sources:
    Puerto Rico 2018, 2020 Biennial Performance Report
    Puerto Rico 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 HPMS Data Submittal

Updated: 08/23/2022
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