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

StakeholderRole and Responsibility
Dallas Area Rapid TransitMonitor traffic conditions to identify incidents.
Formulate an incident response that takes into account the incident potential, incident impacts, and/or resources required for incident management including proposing and facilitating the dispatch of emergency response and service vehicles.
Monitor external advisory and incident reporting systems, intermodal freight depots, and border crossings for incident information.
Monitor traffic sensor and surveillance systems remotely to detect and verify incidents.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Provide tactical decision support, resource coordination, and communications integration among public safety agencies for Incident Commands that are established by first responders to support local management of an incident.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Operate and maintain field equipment that controls and sends data to other field equipment (such as environmental sensors that send data to a DMS or coordination between traffic controllers on adjacent intersections), without being controlled from a center.
Share information with other public safety agencies via the Emergency Operations Centers to support large-scale incidents and disasters.
Local Emergency RespondersFormulate an incident response that takes into account the incident potential, incident impacts, and/or resources required for incident management including proposing and facilitating the dispatch of emergency response and service vehicles.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Local Maintenance and ConstructionPlan strategically for emergency response.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.
Provide tactical decision support, resource coordination, and communications integration among public safety agencies for Incident Commands that are established by first responders to support local management of an incident.
Monitor traffic sensor and surveillance systems remotely to detect and verify incidents.
Operate and maintain field equipment that controls and sends data to other field equipment (such as environmental sensors that send data to a DMS or coordination between traffic controllers on adjacent intersections), without being controlled from a center.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Local Traffic Management AgenciesFormulate an incident response that takes into account the incident potential, incident impacts, and/or resources required for incident management including proposing and facilitating the dispatch of emergency response and service vehicles.
Monitor traffic sensor and surveillance systems remotely to detect and verify incidents.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Share information with other public safety agencies via the Emergency Operations Centers to support large-scale incidents and disasters. Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies. Monitor traffic conditions to identify incidents.
Operate and maintain field equipment that controls and sends data to other field equipment (such as environmental sensors that send data to a DMS or coordination between traffic controllers on adjacent intersections), without being controlled from a center.
TxDOT DistrictsOperate and maintain field equipment that controls and sends data to other field equipment (such as environmental sensors that send data to a DMS or coordination between traffic controllers on adjacent intersections), without being controlled from a center.
Monitor external advisory and incident reporting systems, intermodal freight depots, and border crossings for incident information.
Monitor traffic sensor and surveillance systems remotely to detect and verify incidents.
Plan strategically for emergency response.
Provide tactical decision support, resource coordination, and communications integration among public safety agencies for Incident Commands that are established by first responders to support local management of an incident.
Report identified incidents to operations personnel and other centers.
Share information with other public safety agencies via the Emergency Operations Centers to support large-scale incidents and disasters.
Monitor traffic conditions to identify incidents.
Formulate an incident response that takes into account the incident potential, incident impacts, and/or resources required for incident management including proposing and facilitating the dispatch of emergency response and service vehicles.
Coordinate incident response with all appropriate cooperating agencies.