Collect Traffic Surveillance Functional Area

Description

Management of traffic sensors and surveillance (CCTV) equipment, collection of current traffic conditions, and distribution of the collected information to other centers and operators.

Included In

DART Transit Management Center
Local Traffic Management Center
North Texas Tollway Authority Traffic Management Center
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center
Passenger Airport Traffic Management Center
Public-Private Toll Traffic Management Center

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall monitor, analyze, and store traffic sensor data (speed, volume, occupancy) collected from field elements under remote control of the center.
2The center shall monitor, analyze, and distribute traffic images from CCTV systems under remote control of the center.
3The center shall monitor, analyze, and store multimodal crossing and high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane sensor data under remote control of the center.
4The center shall distribute road network conditions data (raw or processed) based on collected and analyzed traffic sensor and surveillance data to other centers.
5The center shall respond to control data from center personnel regarding sensor and surveillance data collection, analysis, storage, and distribution.
6The center shall maintain a database of surveillance equipment and sensors and associated data (including the roadway on which they are located, the type of data collected, and the ownership of each )
7The center shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used as a background for traffic data.