Minnesota Department of Transportation

511 Travel Info

Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC)

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Traffic Operations

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Current traffic flow information in the St. Paul/ Minneapolis area

What does Traffic Operations do?

The Regional Transportation Management Center's traffic operations helps to:

  • Reduce crashes and congestion
  • Increase freeway capacity
  • Increase freeway speeds during peak periods
  • Provides accurate, timely traffic information to travelers
  • Allows for removal of stalled vehicles by FIRST
  • Allows for Incident management assistance with State Patrol
  • Enhances service for transit and carpoolers

How?

Traffic Operations uses the following technologies and programs to benefit commuters in the Twin Cities Metro: