Infrastructure Provided Trip Planning
Generation of pre-trip and enroute trip plans for travelers (and vehicles) based on current traffic conditions, work zones, weather, and travelers constraints and preferences. Includes end-to-end trips using multiple modes, such as bicycle, transit, etc.
||The center shall provide the capability to provide specific pre-trip and enroute directions to travelers (and drivers), including costs, arrival times, and transfer points.
||The center shall include bicycle routes, walkways, skyways, and multi-use trails in the pre-trip and enroute directions it provides to travelers.
||The center shall support on-line route guidance for travelers using personal devices (such as PDAs).
||The center shall support on-line route guidance for drivers in vehicles.
||The center shall support on-line route guidance for specialty vehicles, such as commercial vehicles.
||The center shall generate route plans based on current and/or predicted conditions of the road network, scheduled maintenance and construction work activities, and work zone activities.
||The center shall generate route plans based on transit services, including fares, schedules, and requirements for travelers with special needs.
||The center shall generate route plans based on current asset restrictions, such as height and weight restrictions on tunnels or bridges.
||The center shall generate route plans based on current or forecasted weather.
||The center shall generate route plans based on ferry, rail, air, or other multimodal transportation data.
||The center shall exchange route segment information with other centers outside the area served by the local center.
||The center shall generate trips based on the use of more than one mode of transport.
||The center shall use the preferences and constraints specified by the traveler in the trip request to select the most appropriate mode of transport.
||The center shall provide the capability for the traveler to confirm the proposed trip plan.
||The center shall log route plans, particularly for special vehicles such as those containing hazardous materials, over-sized vehicles, or motorcades, with a traffic center.
||The 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 to determine vehicle and non-vehicle routes, trip planning, and on-line vehicle guidance.
||The center shall provide the capability for center personnel to control route calculation parameters.