Emergency Management for North Central Texas Regional ITS Architecture Roles and Responsibilities

StakeholderRole and Responsibility
Dallas Area Rapid TransitRespond to emergencies and incidents on DART vehicles and at DART facilities
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Operate and maintain security sensors in areas such as transit stops, transit stations, rest areas, park and ride lots, modal interchange facilities, on-board a transit vehicle, etc.
Monitor transit vehicle operator or traveler activated alarms.
Alert operators, travelers, and police to potential incidents identified by these security features.
Share trauma information with regional care facilities.
Dallas CountyReport identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Take emergency calls and collect information about the caller and the reported emergency.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Forward, when appropriate, emergency call information to the appropriate response agency.
Dispatch emergency vehicles to incidents.
Dispatch courtesty patrols.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Gather pertinent incident information and relay it the responding units.
Share trauma information with regional care facilities.
Local Emergency RespondersDispatch emergency vehicles to incidents.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Track location and status of emergency vehicles.
Gather pertinent incident information and relay it the responding units.
Forward, when appropriate, emergency call information to the appropriate response agency.
Share trauma information with regional care facilities.
Route public safety vehicles to facilitate the quickest/safest arrival either based on real-time traffic information and road conditions or request routes from the traffic management center.
Request and grant signal preemption to emergency vehicles as necessary.
Take emergency calls and collect information about the caller and the reported emergency.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Passenger AirportsGather pertinent incident information and relay it the responding units.
Dispatch emergency vehicles to incidents.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Public-Private Partnership Toll OperatorsDispatch courtesty patrols.
Tarrant CountyDispatch courtesty patrols.
Texas Highway PatrolGather pertinent incident information and relay it the responding units.
Dispatch courtesy patrols.
Share trauma information with regional care facilities.
Take emergency calls and collect information about the caller and the reported emergency.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Forward, when appropriate, emergency call information to the appropriate response agency.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Dispatch emergency vehicles to incidents.