Physical Object: Parking Management Center
'Parking Coordination' supports communication and coordination between equipped parking facilities and also supports regional coordination between parking facilities and traffic management systems. Coordination with traffic management supports local traffic control coordination in and around the parking facility and broader regional coordination. It also shares information with transit management systems and information providers to support multimodal travel planning, including parking reservations capabilities. Information including current parking availability, system status, and operating strategies are shared to enable local parking facility management that supports regional transportation strategies.
This functional object is included in the "Parking Management Center" physical object.
This functional object is included in the following service packages:
- CVO05: Commercial Vehicle Parking
- PM01: Parking Space Management
- PM02: Smart Park and Ride System
- PM04: Regional Parking Management
- PM05: Parking Reservations
- PM06: Loading Zone Management
- TM09: Integrated Decision Support and Demand Management
This functional object is mapped to the following Functional View PSpecs:
|01||The parking element shall exchange parking management data with other parking facilities including location, hours, availability, status, lot usage, operating strategies, and charging information.|
|02||The parking element shall provide parking management data to traffic management centers upon request as part of the implementation of demand management programs in the region. This could include changes to hours of operation or pricing.|
|03||The parking element shall distribute parking lot information to traffic management centers upon request to support integrated regional traffic control and parking management. This could include information on facility hours of operation and current parking availability.|
|04||The parking element shall distribute parking lot information upon request to transit management centers for park and ride facilities, parking shuttle services, and other applications that integrate transit and parking services.|
|05||The parking element shall distribute parking lot information upon request to traveler information providers to support travel planning.|
|06||The parking element shall support requests for parking reservations.|
|07||The parking facility shall determine availability of parking spaces.|
Currently, there are no standards associated with the functional object itself though the interfaces may have standards associated with them.