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Travel Demand / Level of Service (LOS)

Traffic and congestion are growing.

If you drive on I-95, you probably have noticed that every year traffic and congestion get worse. Peak-hour traffic (6-10 a.m. and 3-7 p.m.) is highest in the southern part of the study area and progressively decreases the further north you travel. By 2020, average daily traffic (ADT) volumes are projected to increase by 82 percent, with peak-hour travel projected to increase by 58 percent.

Vehicles Per Day 2000 vs. 2020 Volumes

Travel Demand Chart.

One way to grade how well a road operates is to determine the amount of traffic and delays. This is called Level of Service (LOS). Current and projected LOS in the Section 200 area is:

2006 LOS

  • Weekday peak - C or better to E
  • Weekend peak - D or better

2020 LOS

  • Weekday morning peak - C or better to F
  • Weekday evening peak - D to F
  • Weekday peak - E to F

Objective: The study's objective in regard to traffic and travel demand is to improve the overall level of service (LOS) as stated in the Master Plan.


Public Calendar

May 27

DriveEzMD Team - Orioles Game at Camden Yards

11 AM

Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 W. Camden Street
Baltimore MD 21201

Hot Dog Race Shirt Day

11am – 1:05pm

Our DriveEzMD Team is in your community! Come talk with us about everything tolling – E-ZPass, Pay-By-Plate & Video Tolling. Pick up an E-ZPass On the Go and save up to 77% on your toll trips.

E-ZPass Pig With O's Bird

May 30

MDTA Board Meeting - May 30, 2024

9 AM


This public meeting is livestreamed and archived on the MDTA Board Meeting Homepage. The MDTA Board Meeting homepage also provides access to the meeting schedule, materials, agenda and minutes.

Jun 06

Capital Committee Meeting - June 6, 2024

9 AM


This public meeting is livestreamed and archived on the Capital Committee Meeting Homepage. The Capital Committee Meeting homepage also provides access to the virtual meeting, schedule, agenda, materials and minutes.