Incident Management Program
Traffic congestion caused by incidents is a major problem affecting mobility in the Bay Area. MTC works in conjunction with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to facilitate and promote interagency coordination among Bay Area traffic incident management and response personnel as part of a comprehensive Incident Management Program to enhance traffic incident detection, verification, mitigation, response and clearance.
Incident Management Programs
Traffic Incident Management workshops and regular Task Force meetings provide a forum for agency staff to discuss regional traffic incident management issues and identify improvements to reduce the impacts of incidents to motorists on the highway. The goal of the Bay Area Incident Management Program is aligned with the National Unified Goal (PDF) for traffic incident management: responder safety; safe and quick clearance; prompt reliable interoperable communications; and enhanced inter-agency coordination, cooperation, collaboration and communication.
There are also several existing MTC projects and programs that play key roles in Bay Area incident management. Please follow the links below for more information.
Incident Management Resources
For inquiries related to the incident management program, contact Sarah Burnworth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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