The transportation network can support the economic vitality of the region by enabling global competitiveness, productivity and efficiency as shown through the plan’s emphasis on ideas that address this issue. This Plan will discuss the OKI Land Use Commission’s development of policies that will promote the economic vitality of the region. The region’s demographic trends will be analyzed by this Plan and consider future population and employment growth. The impact of various multi-modal, surface transportation strategies will be studied to best address future growth through different travel options. Theeconomic vitality objectives for this Plan include:

  • Implementing techniques that improve traffic operations and mobility, so that travel times are reliable and the cost of doing business in the OKI region is competitive and predictable
  • Increasing opportunities for sharing traveler information is readily available and the impacts of incidents can be minimized and travel time more predictable