Physical Object: Transportation Information Center

TIC Data Collection

Overview

'TIC Data Collection' collects transportation-related data from other centers, performs data quality checks on the collected data and then consolidates, verifies, and refines the data and makes it available in a consistent format to applications that support operational data sharing between centers and deliver traveler information to end-users. A broad range of data is collected including traffic and road conditions, transit data, emergency information and advisories, weather data, special event information, traveler services, parking, multimodal data, and toll/pricing data. It also shares data with other transportation information centers.

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 collect, process, and store traffic and highway condition information, including incident information, detours and road closures, event information, recommended routes, and current speeds on specific routes.
02 The transportation information center shall select real-time information on the state of the regional transportation system including current traffic and road conditions, weather conditions, transit information, parking information, special event and incident information.
03 The center shall collect, process, and store maintenance and construction information, including scheduled maintenance and construction work activities and work zone activities.
04 The center shall collect, process, and store transit routes and schedules, transit transfer options, transit fares, and real-time schedule adherence information.
05 The transportation information center shall collect, process, and store parking information, including location, availability, and fees.
06 The center shall collect, process, and store toll fee information.
07 The center shall collect, process, and store current and forecast road conditions and surface weather conditions.
08 The center shall collect, process, and store event information.
09 The center shall collect, process, and store air quality information.
10 The center shall collect, process, and store freight specific traveler information.
11 The center shall collect, process, and store border crossing information.
12 The center shall collect information on transit schedule and service changes that adapt the service to better meet needs of responders and the general public in an emergency situation, including special service schedules supporting evacuation.
13 The center shall collect evacuation shelter information including location, hours of operation, special accommodations, and current vacancy/availability information.
14 The center shall collect evacuation information including evacuation zones, evacuation times, and reentry times.
15 The center shall collect alert information and status from emergency management centers. The information includes notification of a major emergency such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction for distribution to the public.
16 The center shall collect road condition information for freeways, arterials, and secondary roads that are used as freight routes.
17 The center shall collect emissions information, including information from low emission zone operations.
18 The center shall collect information concerning members of the population that may require additional assistance in the event of an evacuation, including the names of household members, address, special needs, and any care giver information (nurse or hospice service that may want to keep track of their patientís status).
19 The center shall collect, store and process multimodal transportation service information (for example, from ferry, rail and airline operators), including current ferry and rail schedule and airport status information and transfer points.
20 The center shall collect, store and process information related to service providers, such as hospitals, auto-repair, dining, fueling and emergency services.
21 The center shall provide environmental road data to other transportation centers and weather processing systems.
22 The center shall collect, store and exchange transportation-related regulations with other transportation centers.
23 The center shall acquire environmental data from vehicles.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Alternate Mode Transportation Center alternate mode information Transportation Information Center
Border Inspection System border crossing status information Transportation Information Center
Care Facility care facility general status Transportation Information Center
Commercial Vehicle Administration Center commercial vehicle permit information Transportation Information Center
Commercial Vehicle Administration Center route restrictions Transportation Information Center
Emergency Management Center alert notification Transportation Information Center
Emergency Management Center evacuation information Transportation Information Center
Emergency Management Center incident information for public Transportation Information Center
Emergency Management Center transportation system status Transportation Information Center
Emissions Management Center air quality information Transportation Information Center
Emissions Management Center low emissions zone operations information for public Transportation Information Center
Event Promoter System event information Transportation Information Center
Fleet and Freight Management Center commercial vehicle trip information Transportation Information Center
Intermodal Terminal intermodal terminal status Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center current infrastructure restrictions Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center environmental conditions data Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center maint and constr work plans Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center road weather information Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center roadway maintenance status Transportation Information Center
Maint and Constr Management Center work zone information Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers alternate mode information Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers emergency traveler information Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers incident information for public Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers parking information Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers road network conditions Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers traffic image meta data Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers traffic images Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers traffic-related regulations Transportation Information Center
Other Transportation Information Centers transit service information Transportation Information Center
Parking Management Center loading zone information Transportation Information Center
Parking Management Center parking information Transportation Information Center
Payment Administration Center road use charge info Transportation Information Center
Payment Administration Center toll data Transportation Information Center
Payment Administration Center toll probe data Transportation Information Center
Personal Information Device traveler sourced updates Transportation Information Center
Rail Operations Center railroad advisories Transportation Information Center
Rail Operations Center railroad schedules Transportation Information Center
Shelter Provider Center shelter information Transportation Information Center
Social Media traveler sourced updates Transportation Information Center
Surface Transportation Weather Service transportation weather information Transportation Information Center
TIC Operator TIC operator input Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center incident information for public Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center road network conditions Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center traffic control information Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center traffic image meta data Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center traffic images Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center traffic-related regulations Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center transportation operational strategies Transportation Information Center
Traffic Regulatory Authority Center traffic-related regulations Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center emergency transit schedule information Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center transit and fare schedules Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center transit fare information Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center transit incident information Transportation Information Center
Transit Management Center transit schedule adherence information Transportation Information Center
Transportation Information Center road network environmental situation data Maint and Constr Management Center
Transportation Information Center traveler information for media Media
Transportation Information Center alternate mode information Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center incident information for public Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center parking information Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center road network conditions Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center traffic image meta data Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center traffic images Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center transit service information Other Transportation Information Centers
Transportation Information Center toll data request Payment Administration Center
Transportation Information Center road network environmental situation data Surface Transportation Weather Service
Transportation Information Center TIC operations information presentation TIC Operator
Transportation Information Center road network environmental situation data Traffic Management Center
Transportation Information Center transit fare request Transit Management Center
Transportation Information Center travel service information request Travel Services Provider System
Transportation Information Center road network environmental situation data Weather Service System
Travel Services Provider System travel service information Transportation Information Center
Traveler Support Equipment traveler sourced updates Transportation Information Center
Vehicle OBE traveler sourced updates Transportation Information Center
Vehicle OBE vehicle environmental data Transportation Information Center
Weather Service System qualified environmental conditions data Transportation Information Center
Weather Service System weather information Transportation Information Center

Standards

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