Traveler Telephone Information Functional Area

Description

Distribution of traveler information and wide-area alerts to traveler telephone information systems such as 511, based on voice-based traveler requests.

Included In

DFW 511

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall provide the capability to process voice-formatted requests for traveler information from a traveler telephone information system, and return the information in the requested format.
2The center shall provide the capability to process dual-tone multifrequency (DTMF)-based requests (touch-tone) for traveler information from a traveler telephone information system.
3The center shall provide the capability to process traveler information requests from a traveler telephone information system.
4The center shall provide information on traffic conditions in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
5The center shall provide work zone and roadway maintenance information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
6The center shall provide roadway environment conditions information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
7The center shall provide weather and event information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
8The center shall provide transit service information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
9The center shall provide yellow pages services information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
10The center shall provide current ferry and rail schedule and airport status information in the requested voice format and for the requested location.
11The center shall provide the capability to support both specific caller requests as well as bulk upload of regional traveler information.
12The center shall receive and forward region-specific wide-area alert and advisory information to the traveler telephone information system, including major emergencies such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, child abductions, severe weather watches and warnings, military activities, and law enforcement warnings.