Transit Center Information Services

Description

Provide interactive traveler information to travelers (on-board transit vehicles, at stops/stations, using personal devices), traveler information service providers, media, and other transit organizations. Includes routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real-time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, yellow pages, and special events.

Included In

DART Transit Management Center
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Management Center
Public / Private Transit Management Center
Denton County Transit Management Center

Functional Requirements

ID Requirement
1 The center shall provide travelers using public transportation with traffic and advisory information upon request. Such information may include transit routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real-time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, and special events.
2 The center shall provide transit information to the media including details of deviations from schedule of regular transit services.
3 The center shall exchange transit schedules, real-time arrival information, fare schedules, and general transit service information with other transit organizations to support transit traveler information systems.
4 The center shall provide transit service information to traveler information service providers including routes, schedules, schedule adherence, and fare information as well as transit service information during evacuation.
5 The center shall enable yellow pages (including non-motorized transportation) information to be output to the traveler.
6 The center shall broadcast transit advisory data, including alerts and advisories pertaining to major emergencies, or man made disasters.