Physical Object: Transit Management Center

Transit Center Security

Overview

'Transit Center Security' monitors transit vehicle operator or traveler activated alarms received from on-board a transit vehicle. It supports transit vehicle operator authentication and provides the capability to remotely disable a transit vehicle. It also includes the capability to alert operators and police to potential incidents identified by these security features.

This functional object is included in the "Transit Management 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 monitor transit vehicle operational data to determine if the transit vehicle is off-route and assess whether a security incident is occurring.
02 The center shall receive reports of emergencies on-board transit vehicles entered directly be the transit vehicle operator or from a traveler through interfaces such as panic buttons or alarm switches.
03 The center shall support the back-office portion of functionality to authenticate transit vehicle operators.
04 The center shall provide transit incident information along with other service data to emergency centers.
05 The center shall receive information pertaining to a wide-area alert such as weather alerts, disaster situations, or child abductions. This information may come from Emergency Management or from other Alerting and Advisory Systems.
06 The center shall send wide-area alert information to travelers (on-board transit vehicles or at stations/stops) and transit vehicle operators.
07 The center shall coordinate the response to security incidents involving transit with other agencies including Emergency Management, other transit agencies, media, traffic management, and traveler information service providers.
08 The center shall receive threat information and status on the integrity of the transit infrastructure.
09 The center shall provide support to remotely disable (or reset the disabling of) a transit vehicle in service.
10 The center shall provide transit incident information to traveler information providers and the media.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Alerting and Advisory System alerts and advisories Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center alert notification Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center emergency plan coordination Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center emergency transit service request Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center incident information Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center incident response status Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center threat information Transit Management Center
Emergency Management Center transportation system status Transit Management Center
Other Transit Management Centers transit service coordination Transit Management Center
Transit Management Center alert status Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center emergency plan coordination Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center emergency transit schedule information Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center emergency transit service response Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center transit emergency data Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center transit system status assessment Emergency Management Center
Transit Management Center transit incident information Media
Transit Management Center transit service coordination Other Transit Management Centers
Transit Management Center transit operations status Transit Operations Personnel
Transit Management Center alarm acknowledge Transit Vehicle OBE
Transit Management Center remote vehicle disable Transit Vehicle OBE
Transit Management Center transit vehicle operator authentication update Transit Vehicle OBE
Transit Management Center transit vehicle operator information Transit Vehicle OBE
Transit Management Center transit incident information Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center alarm acknowledge Traveler Support Equipment
Transit Operations Personnel transit operations personnel input Transit Management Center
Transit Vehicle OBE alarm notification Transit Management Center
Transit Vehicle OBE transit vehicle conditions Transit Management Center
Transit Vehicle OBE transit vehicle location data Transit Management Center
Transit Vehicle OBE transit vehicle operator authentication information Transit Management Center
Traveler Support Equipment alarm notification Transit Management Center

Standards

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