November 9th, 2012
FRIDAY PHOTOOptimize Mobility, Preserve Infrastructure, Zero Crashes, Injuries and Fatalities, by Catherine Higgins.
Each Friday, a photo that emphasizes one or more of the Final Four Strategic goals will be featured on the UDOT Blog.
The Final Four helps UDOT focus on improving the transportation system and include:
- Preserve Infrastructure — The most effective way to preserve the transportation system is to maintain a regular schedule of up-keep to prevent deterioration.
- Optimize Mobility — Making improvements that reduce delay on freeways, at intersections and along major corridors and judiciously expanding system capacity keeps traffic moving, The former goals, Increasing Capacity and Make the System Work will be combined into a new goal, Optimize Mobility, which will incorporate .
- ZERO Fatalities — Even one death on Utah roads is too many. UDOT strives to reach ZERO Fatalities, a goal we can all live with.
- Strengthen the Economy — An efficient, well maintained transportation system is fundamental to a strong economy.
Some of the photos will be part of a set of images that can be viewed on UDOT’s Flickr photostream in a set with captions that gives information about transportation activities. This Friday Photo shows an image from a media event aimed at telling the public what actions to take after a minor crash. View other photos from this event on Flickr.
UDOT employees, private sector partners or members of the the general public are encouraged to send in photos to be considered for Friday Photo. Send photos along with a caption to Catherine Higgins.