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

StakeholderRole and Responsibility
North Texas Tollway AuthorityDisseminate traffic-related data to other centers, the media, and travelers via the driver information systems (DMS, HAR).
Control traffic signal controllers remotely to implement traffic management strategies at signalized intersections based on traffic conditions, incidents, emergency vehicle preemptions, pedestrian crossings, etc.
Distribute current traffic conditions to other centers.
Distribute current traffic conditions to other centers.
Monitor and remotely diagnose field equipment issues including detecting failures, issuing problem reports, and tracking the repair or replacement of failed equipment.
Monitor traffic sensors and surveillance (CCTV) equipment.
Share traffic information with other traffic management centers.
Monitor traffic conditions using field equipment (i.e. loop detectors and CCTV cameras).
Provide enroute travel information to drivers (via dynamic message signs and highway advisory radio).
Collect current traffic conditions from sensors and surveillance equipment.
Control ramp meters, interchange connector meters, lane control signals, mainline meters, and variable speed control systems remotely.
Public-Private Partnership Toll OperatorsMonitor air quality and emissions.
Operate reversible lanes including warning systems, barriers and lane strategies.
Monitor traffic conditions using field equipment (i.e. loop detectors and CCTV cameras).
Monitor and remotely diagnose field equipment issues including detecting failures, issuing problem reports, and tracking the repair or replacement of failed equipment.
Distribute current traffic conditions to other centers.
Disseminate traffic-related data to other centers, the media, and travelers via the driver information systems (DMS, HAR).
Control traffic signal controllers remotely to implement traffic management strategies at signalized intersections based on traffic conditions, incidents, emergency vehicle preemptions, pedestrian crossings, etc.
Collect current traffic conditions from sensors and surveillance equipment.
Traveling PublicOperate vehicles that are able to communicate with infrastructure and other vehicles through short-range communications.
TxDOT DistrictsOperate reversible lanes including warning systems, barriers and lane strategies.
Operate vehicle characteristic sensors and provide warning to drivers of hazards.
Disseminate traffic-related data to other centers, the media, and travelers via the driver information systems (DMS, HAR).
Distribute current traffic conditions to other centers.
Monitor and remotely diagnose field equipment issues including detecting failures, issuing problem reports, and tracking the repair or replacement of failed equipment.
Monitor traffic sensors and surveillance (CCTV) equipment.
Share traffic information with other traffic management centers.
Control traffic signal controllers remotely to implement traffic management strategies at signalized intersections based on traffic conditions, incidents, emergency vehicle preemptions, pedestrian crossings, etc.
Monitor traffic conditions using field equipment (i.e. loop detectors and CCTV cameras).
Provide enroute travel information to drivers (via dynamic message signs and highway advisory radio).
Manage HOV, shoulders and other lane strategies to increase traffic flow.
Manage variable speed systems including detectors, surveillance and variable speed limit signage.
Manage systems to detect and prevent wrong-way drivers.
Operate and maintain field equipment to communicate with vehicles regarding conditions and traffic operation information.
Monitor and collect data from autonomous vehicle operations.
Collect current traffic conditions from sensors and surveillance equipment.
Control ramp meters, interchange connector meters, lane control signals, mainline meters, and variable speed control systems remotely.