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Traveler Support Equipment --> Transit Management Center:
fare collection data

Definitions

fare collection data (Information Flow): Fare collection information including the summary of fare system data and financial payment transaction data.

Traveler Support Equipment (Source Physical Object): 'Traveler Support Equipment' provides access to traveler information at transit stations, transit stops, other fixed sites along travel routes (e.g., rest stops, merchant locations), and major trip generation locations such as special event centers, hotels, office complexes, amusement parks, and theaters. Traveler information access points include kiosks and informational displays supporting varied levels of interaction and information access. At transit stops this might be simple displays providing schedule information and imminent arrival signals. This may be extended to include multi-modal information including traffic conditions and transit schedules to support mode and route selection at major trip generation sites. Personalized route planning and route guidance information can also be provided based on criteria supplied by the traveler. It also supports service enrollment and electronic payment of transit fares. In addition to the traveler information provision, it also enhances security in public areas by supporting traveler activated silent alarms.

Transit Management Center (Destination Physical Object): 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.

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Communication Solutions

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Selected Solution

US: TCIP - Secure Internet (ITS)

Solution Description

This solution is used within the U.S.. It combines standards associated with US: TCIP with those for I-I: Secure Internet (ITS). The US: TCIP standards include upper-layer standards required to implement transit-related communications. The I-I: Secure Internet (ITS) standards include lower-layer standards that support secure communications between ITS equipment using X.509 or IEEE 1609.2 security certificates.

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Characteristics

Characteristic Value
Time Context Recent
Spatial Context Regional
Acknowledgement True
Cardinality Unicast
Initiator Source
Authenticable True
Encrypt True


Interoperability Description
Local In cases where an interface is normally encapsulated by a single stakeholder, interoperability is still desirable, but the motive is vendor independence and the efficiencies and choices that an open standards-based interface provides.

Security

Information Flow Security
  Confidentiality Integrity Availability
Rating Moderate Moderate Moderate
Basis Imagery of a traveler that has ostensibly violated a transit fare. If captured by an observer, could be used against the individual. If corrupted, could make it difficult to identify the offender, costing money. If unavailable, other mechanisms could still exist to provide payment. If no other mechanisms exist this would have to be HIGH.


Security Characteristics Value
Authenticable True
Encrypt True