Physical Object: Transportation Information Center

TIC Interactive Traveler Information

Overview

'TIC Interactive Traveler Information' disseminates personalized traveler information including traffic and road conditions, transit information, parking information, maintenance and construction information, multimodal information, event information, and weather information. Tailored information is provided based on the traveler's request in this interactive service.

This functional object is included in the "Transportation Information Center" physical object.

This functional object is included in the following service packages:

This functional object is mapped to the following Functional View PSpecs:

Requirements

# Requirement
01 The center shall disseminate customized traffic and highway condition information to travelers, including incident information, detours and road closures, recommended routes, and current speeds on specific routes upon request.
02 The center shall disseminate customized maintenance and construction information to travelers, including scheduled maintenance and construction work activities and work zone activities upon request.
03 The center shall disseminate customized transit routes and schedules, transit transfer options, transit fares, and real-time schedule adherence information to travelers upon request.
04 The center shall disseminate customized parking information to travelers, including location, availability, and fees upon request.
05 The center shall disseminate customized toll fee information to travelers upon request.
06 The center shall disseminate customized weather information to travelers upon request.
07 The center shall disseminate customized multimodal transportation service information (for example, from ferry and airline operators), including transfer points and other information, to travelers upon request.
08 The center shall disseminate customized event information to travelers upon request.
09 The center shall disseminate customized air quality information to travelers upon request.
10 The center shall provide all traveler information based on the traveler's current location or a specific location identified by the traveler, and filter or customize the provided information accordingly.
11 The center shall accept traveler profiles for determining the type of personalized data to send to the traveler.
12 The center shall accept requests for parking space information from travelers.
13 The center shall manage payment for services, such as tolls, transit fares, parking lot charges, map updates, and advanced payment for tolls, and provide transaction success or failure details.
14 The center shall provide park and ride space information to travelers.
15 The center shall provide the capability to exchange information with another traveler information service provider current or predicted data for road links that are outside the area served by the local supplier.
16 The center shall provide the capability to support requests from the media for traffic and incident data.
17 The center shall provide the capability for a system operator to control the type and update frequency of traveler information.
18 The center shall support requests for traveler information and advanced payment for traveler services from commercial fleet operators.
19 The center shall disseminate customized freight information to travelers, including truck routes, permit information, truck stops, inspection stations, steep grades, high-profile vehicle advisories. Information provided includes freight-related road and weather conditions, parking information, and route plans.
21 The center shall disseminate customized parking information for commercial vehicles, including current truck parking availability, parking pricing, and parking space availability information upon request.
22 The center shall collect general parking information and status, including current parking availability, parking pricing, and parking space availability information.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Commercial Vehicle OBE cv trip request Transportation Information Center
Financial Center settlement Transportation Information Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center cv trip request Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers parking information Transportation Information Center
Parking Management Center parking information Transportation Information Center
Parking Management Center parking reservation confirmation Transportation Information Center
Personal Information Device cv trip request Transportation Information Center
Personal Information Device traveler request Transportation Information Center
Social Media traveler sourced updates Transportation Information Center
TIC Operator TIC operator input Transportation Information Center
Transportation Information Center parking availability Commercial Vehicle OBE
Transportation Information Center parking plan Commercial Vehicle OBE
Transportation Information Center payment request Financial Center
Transportation Information Center parking availability Fleet and Freight Management Center
Transportation Information Center parking plan Fleet and Freight Management Center
Transportation Information Center incident information for public Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center parking reservation request Parking Management Center
Transportation Information Center interactive traveler information Personal Information Device
Transportation Information Center parking availability Personal Information Device
Transportation Information Center parking plan Personal Information Device
Transportation Information Center traveler alerts Personal Information Device
Transportation Information Center social media presence Social Media
Transportation Information Center TIC operations information presentation TIC Operator
Transportation Information Center interactive traveler information Traveler Support Equipment
Transportation Information Center interactive traveler information Vehicle OBE
Transportation Information Center traveler alerts Vehicle OBE
Traveler Support Equipment traveler request Transportation Information Center
Vehicle OBE traveler request Transportation Information Center

Standards

Currently, there are no standards associated with the functional object itself though the interfaces may have standards associated with them.