TMC Probe Information Collection

Description

Collects, assimilates, and disseminates vehicle probe data collected from roadside beacons and centers controlling transit vehicles, emergency vehicles, toll collection points, and route-guided vehicles.

Included In

Local Traffic Management Center
TxDOT District Traffic Management Center

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The center shall collect traffic probe data from vehicles via roadside field equipment.
2 The center shall collect road condition data from probe-equipped transit vehicles via transit management centers; the data may be aggregated and preliminarily processed at the sending center.
3 The center shall collect traffic data from traveler information centers based on data from their subscriber vehicles; the data may be aggregated and initial link time calculations performed at the sending center.
4 The center shall collect traffic data from toll administrative centers containing travel times between toll collection points for those vehicles equipped for electronic toll collection; the data may be aggregated and processed at the sending center.
5 The center shall assimilate current and forecast traffic conditions based on collected probe data and distribute to other centers for dissemination to travelers.
6 The center shall collect operational status for the roadside probe data collection equipment.
7 The center shall collect fault data for the roadside probe data collection equipment for repair.