EM02-Emergency Routing

Status

Existing

Description

This service package supports automated vehicle location and dynamic routing of emergency vehicles. Traffic information, road conditions, and suggested routing information are provided to enhance emergency vehicle routing. Special priority or other specific emergency traffic control strategies can be coordinated to improve the safety and time-efficiency of responding vehicle travel on the selected route(s). The Emergency Management Subsystem provides the routing for the emergency fleet based on real-time conditions and has the option of requesting a route from the Traffic Management subsystem. The Emergency Vehicle may also be equipped with dedicated short range communications for local signal preemption and the transmission of alerts to surrounding vehicles. The service provides for information exchange between care facilities and both the Emergency Management Subsystem and emergency vehicles.

Includes Elements

Dallas County Department of Emergency Management
Dallas County Emergency Vehicles
Local Emergency Vehicles
Local Emergency Management Centers
Passenger Airport Traffic Management Center
DART Emergency Vehicles
Passenger Airport Emergency Vehicles
Texas Highway Patrol Dispatch Center
Texas Highway Patrol Emergency Vehicles
DART Emergency Management Center
Regional Care Facilities