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Freeway Management and Operations Handbook

Description of Figure 11-1: Special Event Operations Characteristics

Eight types of event operations characteristics are shown:

  • Event time and duration: specific start time, continuous operation, multiple start times
  • Area type: urban, metro, rural
  • Event location: single venue, multiple venues, fixed venue, temporary venue, park, surface streets
  • Event time or occurrence: night / day, weekdays / weekend, single day, multiple days, multiple weeks, tourist season
  • Event type: sports / concert, fair / festival, parade / race, convention
  • Event market area: local, regional, statewide, national
  • Audience accommodation: free / cost, ticket / ticketless, general admission, reserved seating
  • Expected audience