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created May 14, 2013

updated May 11, 2016

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The HELP (Highway Emergency Local Patrol) file provides the number of motorists assisted by month, by region, in vehicles traveling on over 1,450 miles of limited access interstate roadways, parkways, and expressways on Long Island, in New York City, the Lower Hudson Valley, Buffalo, Rochester, and the Albany Capital District.

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Data Provided By
New York State Department of Transportation
Source Link
https://www.dot.ny.gov/helpprogram
Dataset Summary
Organization
System Optimization Bureau
Time Period
Beginning January 2010
Posting Frequency
Annually
Data Frequency
Monthly
Dataset Owner
Office of Traffic Safety and Mobility
Contact Information
Rebecca.Gibson@dot.ny.gov
Coverage
Over 1,450 miles of limited access interstate roadways, parkways, and expressways on Long Island, in New York City, the Lower Hudson Valley, Buffalo, Rochester, and the Albany Capital District
Granularity
Monthly by Region
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Motorists Assisted
Notes
Notes
HELP, a service provided free to the traveling public, significantly decreases motorist delay and increases motorist safety by providing emergency roadside service to disabled vehicles on high volume, limited access roadways in several areas of New York State. The HELP file is an annual publication that lists the number of motorists assisted by month by region
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Limitations
Data is not available for the following months: Rochester in January 2013; Lower Hudson Valley in April and May of 2013.
Dataset Information
Agency
Transportation, Department of
Common Core
Publisher
State of New York
Contact Name
Open Data NY
Contact Email
opendata@its.ny.gov
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