Routing of emergency vehicles to facilitate the quickest/safest arrival. Routes may be determined based on real-time traffic information and road conditions or routes may be provided by Traffic Management on request.
||The center shall collect current traffic and road condition information for emergency vehicle route calculation.
||The center shall receive information on the location and status of traffic control equipment and work zones along potential emergency routes.
||The center shall receive status information from care facilities to determine the appropriate facility and its location.
||The center shall receive asset restriction information to support the dispatching of appropriate emergency resources.
||The center shall receive current railroad schedule information for emergency vehicle route calculation.
||The center shall track current emergency vehicle location and status.
||The center shall calculate emergency vehicle routes, under center personnel control, based on the collected traffic and road conditions information.
||The center shall request and receive ingress and egress routes or other specialized emergency access routes from the traffic management center.
||The center shall provide the capability to request special traffic control measures, such as signal preemption, from the traffic management center to facilitate emergency vehicle progress along the suggested route.
||Once the route is calculated the route shall be provided to the dispatch function.
||The center shall provide the capability for digitized map data to act as the background to the information presented to the emergency system operator.