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TI03: Dynamic Route Guidance

This service package offers advanced route planning and guidance that is responsive to current conditions. The package augments a user's navigation system equipment with a digital receiver capable of receiving real-time traffic, transit, and road condition information, which is used by the user equipment to provide real-time route guidance that factors in current conditions.

Relevant Regions: Australia, Canada, European Union, and United States

Enterprise

Development Stage Roles and Relationships

Installation Stage Roles and Relationships

Operations Stage Roles and Relationships
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Source Destination Role/Relationship
Driver Vehicle OBE Operates
Maint and Constr Management Center Manager Maint and Constr Management Center Manages
Maint and Constr Management Center Owner Maint and Constr Management Center Owns
Maint and Constr Management Center Owner Maint and Constr Management Center Manager Operations Agreement
Maint and Constr Management Center Owner Transportation Information Center Owner Information Provision Agreement
Maint and Constr Management Center Supplier Maint and Constr Management Center Owner Warranty
Personal Information Device Manager Personal Information Device Manages
Personal Information Device Manager Traveler System Usage Agreement
Personal Information Device Owner Personal Information Device Owns
Personal Information Device Owner Personal Information Device Manager Operations Agreement
Personal Information Device Supplier Personal Information Device Owner Warranty
TIC Operator Transportation Information Center Operates
Traffic Management Center Manager Traffic Management Center Manages
Traffic Management Center Owner Traffic Management Center Owns
Traffic Management Center Owner Traffic Management Center Manager Operations Agreement
Traffic Management Center Owner Transportation Information Center Owner Information Provision Agreement
Traffic Management Center Supplier Traffic Management Center Owner Warranty
Transit Management Center Manager Transit Management Center Manages
Transit Management Center Owner Transit Management Center Owns
Transit Management Center Owner Transit Management Center Manager Operations Agreement
Transit Management Center Owner Transportation Information Center Owner Information Provision Agreement
Transit Management Center Supplier Transit Management Center Owner Warranty
Transportation Information Center Manager TIC Operator System Usage Agreement
Transportation Information Center Manager Transportation Information Center Manages
Transportation Information Center Owner Personal Information Device Owner Information Provision Agreement
Transportation Information Center Owner Transportation Information Center Owns
Transportation Information Center Owner Transportation Information Center Manager Operations Agreement
Transportation Information Center Owner Vehicle OBE Owner Information Provision Agreement
Transportation Information Center Supplier Transportation Information Center Owner Warranty
Traveler Personal Information Device Operates
Vehicle OBE Manager Driver System Usage Agreement
Vehicle OBE Manager Vehicle OBE Manages
Vehicle OBE Owner Vehicle OBE Owns
Vehicle OBE Owner Vehicle OBE Manager Operations Agreement
Vehicle OBE Supplier Vehicle OBE Owner Warranty

Maintenance Stage Roles and Relationships

Physical

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Includes Physical Objects:

Physical Object Class Description
Driver Vehicle The 'Driver' represents the person that operates a vehicle on the roadway. Included are operators of private, transit, commercial, and emergency vehicles where the interactions are not particular to the type of vehicle (e.g., interactions supporting vehicle safety applications). The Driver originates driver requests and receives driver information that reflects the interactions which might be useful to all drivers, regardless of vehicle classification. Information and interactions which are unique to drivers of a specific vehicle type (e.g., fleet interactions with transit, commercial, or emergency vehicle drivers) are covered by separate objects.
Maint and Constr Management Center Center The 'Maint and Constr Management Center' monitors and manages roadway infrastructure construction and maintenance activities. Representing both public agencies and private contractors that provide these functions, this physical object manages fleets of maintenance, construction, or special service vehicles (e.g., snow and ice control equipment). The physical object receives a wide range of status information from these vehicles and performs vehicle dispatch, routing, and resource management for the vehicle fleets and associated equipment. The physical object participates in incident response by deploying maintenance and construction resources to an incident scene, in coordination with other center physical objects. The physical object manages equipment at the roadside, including environmental sensors and automated systems that monitor and mitigate adverse road and surface weather conditions. It manages the repair and maintenance of both non-ITS and ITS equipment including the traffic controllers, detectors, dynamic message signs, signals, and other equipment associated with the roadway infrastructure. Weather information is collected and fused with other data sources and used to support advanced decision support systems.

The physical object remotely monitors and manages ITS capabilities in work zones, gathering, storing, and disseminating work zone information to other systems. It manages traffic in the vicinity of the work zone and advises drivers of work zone status (either directly at the roadside or through an interface with the Transportation Information Center or Traffic Management Center physical objects.)

Construction and maintenance activities are tracked and coordinated with other systems, improving the quality and accuracy of information available regarding closures and other roadway construction and maintenance activities.
Personal Information Device Personal The 'Personal Information Device' provides the capability for travelers to receive formatted traveler information wherever they are. Capabilities include traveler information, trip planning, and route guidance. Frequently a smart phone, the Personal Information Device provides travelers with the capability to receive route planning and other personally focused transportation services from the infrastructure in the field, at home, at work, or while en-route. Personal Information Devices may operate independently or may be linked with connected vehicle on-board equipment.
TIC Operator Center This 'TIC Operator' represents the person or people that monitor and manage traveler information services provided by the Transportation Information Center.
Traffic Management Center Center The 'Traffic Management Center' monitors and controls traffic and the road network. It represents centers that manage a broad range of transportation facilities including freeway systems, rural and suburban highway systems, and urban and suburban traffic control systems. It communicates with ITS Roadway Equipment and Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment (RSE) to monitor and manage traffic flow and monitor the condition of the roadway, surrounding environmental conditions, and field equipment status. It manages traffic and transportation resources to support allied agencies in responding to, and recovering from, incidents ranging from minor traffic incidents through major disasters.
Transit Management Center Center The 'Transit Management Center' manages transit vehicle fleets and coordinates with other modes and transportation services. It provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. It spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems and supports the spectrum of fixed route, flexible route, paratransit services, transit rail, and bus rapid transit (BRT) service. The physical object's interfaces support communication between transit departments and with other operating entities such as emergency response services and traffic management systems.
Transportation Information Center Center The 'Transportation Information Center' collects, processes, stores, and disseminates transportation information to system operators and the traveling public. The physical object can play several different roles in an integrated ITS. In one role, the TIC provides a data collection, fusing, and repackaging function, collecting information from transportation system operators and redistributing this information to other system operators in the region and other TICs. In this information redistribution role, the TIC provides a bridge between the various transportation systems that produce the information and the other TICs and their subscribers that use the information. The second role of a TIC is focused on delivery of traveler information to subscribers and the public at large. Information provided includes basic advisories, traffic and road conditions, transit schedule information, yellow pages information, ride matching information, and parking information. The TIC is commonly implemented as a website or a web-based application service, but it represents any traveler information distribution service.
Traveler Personal The 'Traveler' represents any individual who uses transportation services. The interfaces to the traveler provide general pre-trip and en-route information supporting trip planning, personal guidance, and requests for assistance in an emergency that are relevant to all transportation system users. It also represents users of a public transportation system and addresses interfaces these users have within a transit vehicle or at transit facilities such as roadside stops and transit centers.
Vehicle OBE Vehicle The Vehicle On-Board Equipment (OBE) provides the vehicle-based sensory, processing, storage, and communications functions that support efficient, safe, and convenient travel. The Vehicle OBE includes general capabilities that apply to passenger cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Many of these capabilities (e.g., see the Vehicle Safety service packages) apply to all vehicle types including personal vehicles, commercial vehicles, emergency vehicles, transit vehicles, and maintenance vehicles. From this perspective, the Vehicle OBE includes the common interfaces and functions that apply to all motorized vehicles. The radio(s) supporting V2V and V2I communications are a key component of the Vehicle OBE. Both one-way and two-way communications options support a spectrum of information services from basic broadcast to advanced personalized information services. Route guidance capabilities assist in formulation of an optimal route and step by step guidance along the travel route. Advanced sensors, processors, enhanced driver interfaces, and actuators complement the driver information services so that, in addition to making informed mode and route selections, the driver travels these routes in a safer and more consistent manner. This physical object supports all six levels of driving automation as defined in SAE J3016. Initial collision avoidance functions provide 'vigilant co-pilot' driver warning capabilities. More advanced functions assume limited control of the vehicle to maintain lane position and safe headways. In the most advanced implementations, this Physical Object supports full automation of all aspects of the driving task, aided by communications with other vehicles in the vicinity and in coordination with supporting infrastructure subsystems.

Includes Functional Objects:

Functional Object Description Physical Object
Personal Local Route Guidance 'Personal Local Route Guidance' provides multi-modal route planning and transition by transition route guidance capabilities that are self-contained on the personal device. It provides autonomous route guidance in the absence of real-time information or factors in real-time information provided by the infrastructure into its route selection and guidance algorithms if available. It also includes truly autonomous systems that are not configured to receive or process any external data. The route guidance capabilities are hosted on personal devices including smart phones, tablets, and personal computers. Personal Information Device
TIC Data Collection '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. Transportation Information Center
TIC Traveler Information Broadcast 'TIC Traveler Information Broadcast' disseminates traveler information including traffic and road conditions, incident information, maintenance and construction information, event information, transit information, parking information, and weather information. The same information is broadcast to all equipped traveler interface systems and vehicles. Transportation Information Center
Vehicle Local Route Guidance 'Vehicle Local Route Guidance' provides route planning and turn by turn route guidance to a driver using computational resources and a digital map on-board the vehicle. It includes autonomous systems that are not configured to receive or process real-time information as well as systems that are equipped to receive real-time traffic and road conditions information from the infrastructure that are factored into the route selection and guidance algorithms. Vehicle OBE

Includes Information Flows:

Information Flow Description
broadcast traveler information General traveler information that contains traffic and road conditions, link travel times, incidents, advisories, restrictions, work zones, transit service information, weather information, parking information, and other related traveler information.
driver input Driver input to the vehicle on-board equipment including configuration data, settings and preferences, interactive requests, and control commands.
driver updates Information provided to the driver including visual displays, audible information and warnings, and haptic feedback. The updates inform the driver about current conditions, potential hazards, and the current status of vehicle on-board equipment.
incident information for public Report of current desensitized incident information prepared for public dissemination.
maint and constr work plans Future construction and maintenance work schedules and activities including anticipated closures with anticipated impact to the roadway, alternate routes, anticipated delays, closure times, and durations.
road network conditions Current and forecasted traffic information, road and weather conditions, and other road network status. Either raw data, processed data, or some combination of both may be provided by this flow. Information on diversions and alternate routes, closures, and special traffic restrictions (lane/shoulder use, weight restrictions, width restrictions, HOV requirements) in effect is included.
roadway maintenance status Summary of maintenance fleet operations affecting the road network. This includes the status of winter maintenance (snow plow schedule and current status).
TIC operations information presentation Presentation of information to the TIC Operator including current operational status, parameters for broadcast information settings, route selection controls, and travel optimization algorithms.
TIC operator input User input from the TIC system operator including requests to monitor current system operation and inputs to affect system operation including tuning and performance enhancement parameters to traveler information algorithms.
traffic image meta data Meta data that describes traffic images. Traffic images (video) are in another flow.
traffic images High fidelity, real-time traffic images suitable for surveillance monitoring by the operator or for use in machine vision applications. This flow includes the images. Meta data that describes the images is contained in another flow.
transit and fare schedules Transit service information including routes, schedules, and fare information. This also includes on-demand service information.
transit schedule adherence information Dynamic transit schedule adherence and transit vehicle location information.
traveler input User input from a traveler to summon assistance, request travel information, make a reservation, or request any other traveler service.
traveler interface updates Visual or audio information (e.g., routes, messages, guidance, emergency information) that is provided to the traveler.
work zone information Summary of maintenance and construction work zone activities affecting the road network including the nature of the maintenance or construction activity, location, impact to the roadway, expected time(s) and duration of impact, anticipated delays, alternate routes, and suggested speed limits. This information may be augmented with images that provide a visual indication of current work zone status and traffic impacts.

Goals and Objectives

Associated Planning Factors and Goals

Planning Factor Goal
A. Support the economic vitality of the metropolitan area, especially by enabling global competitiveness, productivity, and efficiency; Improve the national freight network, strengthen the ability of rural communities to access national and international trade markets, and support regional economic development
D. Increase the accessibility and mobility of people and for freight; Achieve a significant reduction in congestion
E. Protect and enhance the environment, promote energy conservation, improve the quality of life, and promote consistency between transportation improvements and State and local planned growth and economic development patterns; Enhance the performance of the transportation system while protecting and enhancing the natural environment
G. Promote efficient system management and operation; Improve the efficiency of the surface transportation system
I. Improve the resiliency and reliability of the transportation system and reduce or mitigate stormwater impacts of surface transportation; Improve the resiliency and reliability of the surface transportation system

Associated Objective Categories

Objective Category
Emergency/Incident Management: Person Hours of Delay
Freeway Management: Efficiency
Freight Management: Detours and Routing
Freight Management: Travel Time Reliability
Special Event Management: Entry/Exit Travel Times
System Efficiency: Cost of Congestion
System Efficiency: Delay
System Efficiency: Energy Consumption
System Efficiency: Intensity of Congestion (Travel Time Index)
System Efficiency: Travel Time
System Efficiency: Vehicle Miles Traveled
System Options: Mode Share
System Reliability: Non-Recurring Delay
System Reliability: Planning Time Index
System Reliability: Travel Time 90th/95th Percentile
System Reliability: Travel Time Buffer Index
System Reliability: Variability
Traveler Information: Trip Planning Tools
Work Zone Management: Traveler Information

Associated Objectives and Performance Measures

Objective Performance Measure
Annual rate of change in regional average commute travel time will not exceed regional rate of population growth through the year Y. Average commute trip travel time (minutes).
Decrease the average buffer index for (multiple routes or trips) by X percent over Y years. The buffer index represents the extra time (buffer) most travelers add to their average travel time when planning trips. This is the extra time between the average travel time and near-worst case travel time (95th percentile). The buffer index is stated as a percentage of the average travel time. Average buffer index or buffer time can be calculated using miles traveled as a weighting factor. Buffer time = 95th percentile travel time (min) – average travel time (min).
Decrease the buffer index for (specific travel routes) by X percent over the next Y years. The buffer index represents the extra time (buffer) most travelers add to their average travel time when planning trips. This is the extra time between the average travel time and near-worst case travel time (95th percentile). The buffer index is stated as a percentage of the average travel time. Average buffer index or buffer time can be calculated using miles traveled as a weighting factor. Buffer time = 95th percentile travel time (min) – average travel time (min).
Improve average travel time during peak periods by X percent by year Y. Average travel time during peak periods (minutes).
Provide traveler information regarding work zones using variable message signs (VMS), 511, traveler information websites, and/or Web 2.0 technologies for at least X percent of work zones on major arterials, freeways, and transit routes over the next Y years. Percent of work zones on major arterials, freeways, and transit routes for which traveler information is available via variable message signs (VMS), 511, traveler information websites, and/or Web 2.0 technologies.
Provide travelers with information on multimodal alternatives to avoid work zones for at least X percent of work zones on major arterials, freeways, and transit routes over the next Y years. Percent of work zones on major arterials, freeways, and transit routes for which information on multimodal alternatives to avoid work zones is available to travelers.
Reduce average travel time into and out of the event by X percent in Y years. Average travel time away from selected special events to a set of locations over a year.
Reduce average travel time into and out of the event by X percent in Y years. Average travel time to selected special events from a set of locations in the area over a year.
Reduce buffer time index for travelers to multiple similar special events by X percent in Y years. Buffer time index for travelers to multiple similar special events.
Reduce excess fuel consumed due to congestion by X percent by year Y. Excess fuel consumed (total or per capita).
Reduce hours of delay per capita by X percent by year Y. Hours of delay (person-hours).
Reduce hours of delay per capita by X percent by year Y. Hours of delay per capita.
Reduce hours of delay per driver by X percent by year Y. Hours of delay (person-hours).
Reduce hours of delay per driver by X percent by year Y. Hours of delay per driver.
Reduce non-special event VMT in the event area during events by X percent in Y years. Non-special event VMT in the event area during events over a year.
Reduce per capita SOV commute trip rate by X percent in Y years. SOV commute trips per capita.
Reduce the 90th (or 95th) percentile travel times for each route selected by X percent over Y years. 95th or 90th percentile travel times for selected routes.
Reduce the annual monetary cost of congestion per capita for the next X years. Cost (in dollars) of congestion or delay per capita.
Reduce the average buffer time needed to arrive on-time for 95 percent of trips on (specified routes) by X minutes over Y years. The buffer index represents the extra time (buffer) most travelers add to their average travel time when planning trips. This is the extra time between the average travel time and near-worst case travel time (95th percentile). The buffer index is stated as a percentage of the average travel time. Average buffer index or buffer time can be calculated using miles traveled as a weighting factor. Buffer time = 95th percentile travel time (min) – average travel time (min).
Reduce the average of the 90th (or 95th) percentile travel times for (a group of specific travel routes or trips in the region) by X minutes in Y years. 95th or 90th percentile travel times for selected routes.
Reduce the average planning time for (specific routes in region) by X minutes over the next Y years. The planning time index represents the time that must be added to travel time at free-flow speeds or the posted speed limit to ensure on time arrivals for 95 percent of the trips. Planning time = 95th percentile travel time (minutes) – Travel time at free-flow speed or posted speed limit. Average planning time index or planning time can be computed using a weighted average over person miles traveled.
Reduce the average planning time index for (specific routes in region) by X (no units) over the next Y years. The planning time index represents the time that must be added to travel time at free-flow speeds or the posted speed limit to ensure on time arrivals for 95 percent of the trips. Planning time = 95th percentile travel time (minutes) – Travel time at free-flow speed or posted speed limit. Average planning time index or planning time can be computed using a weighted average over person miles traveled.
Reduce the number of person hours (or vehicle hours) of delay experienced by travelers on the freeway system. Hours of delay (vehicle-hours or person-hours).
Reduce the number of person hours (or vehicle hours) of delay experienced by travelers on the freeway system. Hours of delay per capita or driver.
Reduce the person hours (or vehicle hours) of total delay associated with traffic incidents by X percent over Y years. Person hours (or vehicle hours) of delay associated with traffic incidents.
Reduce the regional average travel time index by X percent per year. Travel time index (the average travel time during the peak period, using congested speeds, divided by the off-peak period travel time, using posted or free-flow speeds).
Reduce the share of freeway miles at Level of Service (LOS) X by Y by year Z. Miles at LOS X or V/C > 1.0 (or other threshold).
Reduce the variability of travel time on specified routes by X percent during peak and off-peak periods by year Y. Variance of travel time. Variance is the sum of the squared deviations from the mean. This can also be calculated as the standard deviation of travel time. Standard deviation is the square root of variance.
Reduce total energy consumption per capita for transportation by X percent by year Y. Total energy consumed per capita for transportation.
Reduce total fuel consumption per capita for transportation by X percent by year Y. Total fuel consumed per capita for transportation.
Reduce total person hours of delay (or travel-time delay per capita) by time period (peak, off-peak) caused by all transient events such as traffic incidents, special events, and work zones. Total person hours of delay during scheduled and/or unscheduled disruptions to travel.
Reduce total person hours of delay (or travel-time delay per capita) by time period (peak, off-peak) caused by scheduled events, work zones, or system maintenance by x hours in y years. Travel time delay during scheduled and/or unscheduled disruptions to travel.
Reduce total person hours of delay (or travel-time delay per capita) by time period (peak, off-peak) caused by unscheduled disruptions to travel. Total person hours of delay during scheduled and/or unscheduled disruptions to travel.
Reduce vehicle miles traveled per capita by X percent by year Y. Average VMT per capita per day, per week, or per year.


 
Since the mapping between objectives and service packages is not always straight-forward and often situation-dependent, these mappings should only be used as a starting point. Users should do their own analysis to identify the best service packages for their region.

Needs and Requirements

Need Functional Object Requirement
01 Traveler Information needs access to timely, accurate, and reliable traffic, transit, and other road conditions data from multiple sources in order to support accurate and appropriate routes for travelers. TIC Data Collection 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.
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.
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.
02 Travelers need guidance to their destination that is timely, accurate, and reliable, and responsive to changes in travel conditions in order for them to arrive safely in as little time as possible. Personal Local Route Guidance 01 The personal traveler interface shall provide the capability for a traveler to obtain route guidance from a specified source to a destination.
02 The personal traveler interface shall calculate the requested route using data obtained from a navigable map database stored in the device.
03 The personal traveler interface shall provide multi-modal guidance for the shortest route, within the preferences and constraints specified by the traveler.
04 The personal traveler interface shall present local route guidance to the traveler in audible or visual forms consistent with a personal device, and suitable for travelers with hearing and vision physical disabilities.
TIC Traveler Information Broadcast 01 The center shall disseminate traffic and highway condition information to travelers, including incident information, detours and road closures, event information, recommended routes, and current speeds on specific routes.
Vehicle Local Route Guidance 01 The vehicle shall provide the capability for a driver to obtain route guidance from a specified source to a destination.
02 The vehicle shall calculate the requested route using data obtained from a navigable map database stored on-board.
03 The vehicle shall provide guidance for the shortest route, within the preferences and constraints specified by the driver.
04 The vehicle shall present route guidance information to the driver in audible or visual forms without impairing the driver's ability to control the vehicle in a safe manner.
05 The vehicle shall receive inputs of broadcast traffic conditions from a traveler information center to enhance route guidance calculations.

Related Sources

Document Name Version Publication Date
ITS User Services Document 1/1/2005


Security

In order to participate in this service package, each physical object should meet or exceed the following security levels.

Physical Object Security
Physical Object Confidentiality Integrity Availability Security Class
Maint and Constr Management Center Low High High Class 5
Personal Information Device Not Applicable Low Low Class 1
Traffic Management Center Low Moderate Moderate Class 1
Transit Management Center Low Moderate Moderate Class 1
Transportation Information Center Low Moderate High Class 5
Vehicle OBE Not Applicable Low Moderate Class 1



In order to participate in this service package, each information flow triple should meet or exceed the following security levels.

Information Flow Security
Source Destination Information Flow Confidentiality Integrity Availability
Basis Basis Basis
Driver Vehicle OBE driver input Moderate High High
Data included in this flow may include origin and destination information, which should be protected from other's viewing as it may compromise the driver's privacy. Commands from from the driver to the vehicle must be correct or the vehicle may behave in an unpredictable and possibly unsafe manner Commands must always be able to be given or the driver has no control.
Maint and Constr Management Center Transportation Information Center maint and constr work plans Low High High
This data is eventually intended for public dissemination, and is also shared with many centers. If incorrect or unavailable this could result in a vehicle being somewhere it should not be due to work zone impacts, which could have an impact on the infrastruture and the vehicle, including potential incidents (consider a large vehicle with narrow or height-restricted roadway). If incorrect or unavailable this could result in a vehicle being somewhere it should not be due to work zone impacts, which could have an impact on the infrastruture and the vehicle, including potential incidents (consider a large vehicle with narrow or height-restricted roadway).
Maint and Constr Management Center Transportation Information Center roadway maintenance status Low Moderate Moderate
Roadway maintenance status data is distributed to a host of places including travelers, so there is no justification for obfuscation. Road maintenance data is generally distributed to travelers through a TIC, so this needs to be accurate and available so that travelers can make appropriate decisions. Inappropriate decisions may significantly affect traffic and individual travel experiences. Road maintenance data is generally distributed to travelers through a TIC, so this needs to be accurate and available so that travelers can make appropriate decisions. Inappropriate decisions may significantly affect traffic and individual travel experiences.
Maint and Constr Management Center Transportation Information Center work zone information Low Moderate Moderate
Eventually intended for public distribution, so no need to obfuscate. Information needs to be timely and correct so that appropriate actions are taken on the part of the receiver. Trip plans, corresponding maintenance actions, transit and emergency vehicle routes, etc.; DISC: WYO believes this to be HIGH. Information needs to be timely and correct so that appropriate actions are taken on the part of the receiver. Trip plans, corresponding maintenance actions, transit and emergency vehicle routes, etc.
Personal Information Device Traveler traveler interface updates Not Applicable Moderate Moderate
Personalized data that includes directions and guidance for an individual, but eventually evident anyway. Should be accurate as the Traveler will be relying on this information for routing and related choices. Lack of accuracy will result in lack of confidence from the traveler as well as an unsatisfactory trip, leading to a negative feedback spiral. Users expect their devices to work. If information is not presented to the operator, the relevant applications simply won't be used.
TIC Operator Transportation Information Center TIC operator input Moderate High High
Backoffice operations flows should have minimal protection from casual viewing, as otherwise imposters could gain illicit control or information that should not be generally available. Backoffice operations flows should generally be correct and available as these are the primary interface between operators and system. Backoffice operations flows should generally be correct and available as these are the primary interface between operators and system.
Traffic Management Center Transportation Information Center incident information for public Low Moderate Moderate
Generally, center-originating flows destined for a TIC don't contain any personal or confidential information, and are eventually intended for some kind of public consumption. Incident information will be used to make routing and other travel decisions. Corrupted information may have a significant impac t on travel plans and/or road network conditions. Significant numbers of travelers serve as end users for the information in this flow; lack of availability has a significant effect on their travel decisions.
Traffic Management Center Transportation Information Center road network conditions Low Moderate Moderate
No harm should come from seeing this data, as it is eventually intended for public consumption. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to corroborate the data in many instances. Thus MODERATE generally. Depends on the application; if mobility decisions that affect large numbers of travelers are made based on this data, then it is MODERATE. In more modest circumstances, it may be LOW.
Traffic Management Center Transportation Information Center traffic image meta data Low Moderate Moderate
Traffic image data is generally intended for public consumption, and in any event is already video captured in the public arena, so this must be LOW. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to cfunction without it. Thus MODERATE generally. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to function without it. Thus MODERATE generally.
Traffic Management Center Transportation Information Center traffic images Low Moderate Moderate
Intended for widespread and public distribution, so no reason to conceal. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to cfunction without it. Thus MODERATE generally. While availability of imagery is useful for decision making purposes, applications should be able to cfunction without it. Thus MODERATE generally, though it could be LOW.
Transit Management Center Transportation Information Center transit and fare schedules Low Moderate Moderate
Generally, center-originating flows destined for a TIC don't contain any personal or confidential information, and are eventually intended for some kind of public consumption. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, the greatest impact if manipulated or incorrect data would be financial and likely limited in scope. For example, making all options appear less expensive than an attacker's route of fiduciary interest, driving revenue to his route. This is undesireable and significant, but not catastrophic. Thus MODERATE generally. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to function without frequent updates. Thus MODERATE generally, though it could be LOW depending on the level of projected updates.
Transit Management Center Transportation Information Center transit schedule adherence information Low Moderate Moderate
Eventually intended for public consumption, so no need to obfuscate. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to function without it. Thus MODERATE generally. While accuracy of this data is important for decision making purposes, applications should be able to cfunction without it. Thus MODERATE generally.
Transportation Information Center Personal Information Device broadcast traveler information Not Applicable Moderate Low
By definition this is publicly broadcast data. The distribution of this data is intended to be very large, as such the impact of corrupted data will be significant. Probably not HIGH, as there are other distribution channels for this data. There are multiple channels for the delivery of this information, so if this one is not available, others will work.
Transportation Information Center TIC Operator TIC operations information presentation Moderate High High
Backoffice operations flows should have minimal protection from casual viewing, as otherwise imposters could gain illicit control or information that should not be generally available. Backoffice operations flows should generally be correct and available as these are the primary interface between operators and system. Backoffice operations flows should generally be correct and available as these are the primary interface between operators and system.
Transportation Information Center Vehicle OBE broadcast traveler information Not Applicable Moderate Moderate
By definition this is publicly broadcast data. The distribution of this data is intended to be very large, as such the impact of corrupted data will be significant. Probably not HIGH, as there are other distribution channels for this data. There are multiple channels for the delivery of this information, so if this one is not available, others will work. DISC: WYO suggests this is LOW.
Traveler Personal Information Device traveler input Not Applicable Moderate Low
This data is informing the vehicle of operational information that is relevant to the operation of the vehicle. It should not contain anything sensitive, and does not matter if another person can observe it. While public, information must be correct or travelers may make incorrect decisions with regard to their travel plans. Information is available through other means, though depending on the location this might not always be the case, in which case this would be MODERATE.
Vehicle OBE Driver driver updates Not Applicable Moderate Moderate
This data is informing the driver about the safety of a nearby area. It should not contain anything sensitive, and does not matter if another person can observe it. This is the information that is presented to the driver. If they receive incorrect information, they may act in an unsafe manner. However, there are other indicators that would alert them to any hazards, such as an oncoming vehicle or crossing safety lights. If this information is not made available to the driver, then the system has not operated correctly.

Standards

Currently, there are no standards associated with the physical objects in this service package. For standards related to interfaces, see the specific information flow triple pages.