Interactive Map

 


The current conditions map allows users view current and on-going events occurring on roadways in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut metropolitan area. The map is fully interactive and allows panning, zooming to view a particular area or region as well the ability to select different base maps and transportation-related events to view.



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To allow users the flexibility to view only those events/activities of interest to them, various icons are located on the upper right portion of the map that are filtered by specific criteria: Traffic speed layer, weather-related events, incidents, congestion, construction, detour, special events, camera and view full screen. All of the icons can be toggled on and off.



Full Screen View.



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Use the + or - to see a particular location in more detail or to observe a more regional view use the map zoom function. By selecting the + button, the map will zoom in to provide a more granular perspective on a specific location. Conversely, by selecting the – button, a more generic and broader scale view of roadway conditions will provided.


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To view the different base maps available, toggle the various map layers or to view the speed legend, simply click on  icon. The following is presented:



By default the Google Base Layer is displayed. Click on Bing Road option button to change the base layer to Bing Road. In the same way, a user can click on Open Street, Google Street, Google Satellite or Bing Aerial radio buttons.


After the user has made a base map selection, please just click on  icon to hide this menu box from screen.


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The Speed Legend shown in the map menu provides users with a general overview of the current travel conditions along selected roadways. Color bands along the roadways delineate the status of the current roadway conditions. Each color denotes a varying level of congestion. The table below presents the defined congestion levels displayed in the Congestion Legend where the speed ranges are calculated as a percentage of the speed limit for each roadway segment. The "No Data" congestion level is used to indicate roadways for which there is no information currently available that would allow a congestion level to be determined.


Congestion Level % of Speed Limit Speeds based on a speed limit of  Default Color
25 MPH 35 MPH 45 MPH 55 MPH 65 MPH
 Stop and Go  0-31 0-7 0-11 0-14  0-17  0-20  Red
 Heavy Traffic  32-62 8-15 12-22 15-28  18-34  21-40  Orange
 Moderate Traffic  63-92 16-23 23-32 29-41  35-50  41-60  Yellow
 Free Flow  93-100(+) 24-25 33-35 42-45  51-55  61-65  Green
 No Data  N/A N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  N/A  Gray


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Parking Information
Parking lot information generated by the Port Authority of NY & NJ for Newark, LaGuardia and JFK International Airports is available for viewing on the Current Status map. When a user selects the  Parking Layer icon on the map the individual parking lot occupancy status is provided for each airport and with an interactive bubble providing current lot information. The bubble is color coded to identify those lots which are either approaching or are at full capacity via a Red bubble and a lot with availability being presented with a Green bubble. If a user clicks on specific parking lot button, detailed lot information about the occupancy percentage will be provided.


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Current status information is updated every 1-2 minutes for Congestion and Event information. All airport parking lot information is updated every 5 minutes


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