Transit Services for Central Ohio Regional ITS Architecture Roles and Responsibilities

StakeholderRole and Responsibility
Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA)Track and evaluate schedule performance on all fixed-route transit vehicles.
Track the location of transit vehicles.
Provide transit schedule and fare information to private sector traveler information systems.
Provide a demand-responsive transit plan to users/travelers via customer information systems.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the demand-responsive or paratransit system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Provide transit passenger electronic fare payment capabilities on all transit vehicles and include smart card fare coordination with other regional transit agencies.
Coordinate transit security incidents with local police and the county sheriff.
Monitor transit facilities for safety and security purposes using video surveillance and through transit user activated alarms.
Provide transit security on all transit vehicles through silent alarms and on-board video surveillance.
Coordinate transit schedules with other local transit agencies, particularly for transit connections at transit transfer points.
Coordinate with multimodal transportation agencies, including airports, commuter rails, and heavy rail.
Provide transit traveler information on the agency's traveler information systems and private sector traveler information services, as well as making it available on all vehicles.
Coordinate with the local traffic management centers for traffic signal priority.
Count the number of passengers entering and exiting a transit vehicle using sensors mounted on the vehicle and communicate the collected passenger data back to the management center.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the fixed-route system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Provide automated transit maintenance scheduling through automated vehicle condition.
Columbus Regional Airport Authority (CRAA)Provide transit schedule and fare information to private sector traveler information systems.
Provide automated transit maintenance scheduling through automated vehicle condition.
Track and evaluate schedule performance on all fixed-route transit vehicles.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the fixed-route system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Track the location of transit vehicles.
Delaware Area Transit Agency (DATA)Provide transit schedule and fare information to private sector traveler information systems.
Coordinate with multimodal transportation agencies, including airports, commuter rails, and heavy rail.
Track the location of transit vehicles.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the fixed-route system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Track and evaluate schedule performance on all fixed-route transit vehicles.
Provide a demand-responsive transit plan to users/travelers via customer information systems.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the demand-responsive or paratransit system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Coordinate transit schedules with other local transit agencies, particularly for transit connections at transit transfer points.
Provide transit passenger electronic fare payment capabilities on all transit vehicles and include smart card fare coordination with other regional transit agencies.
School DistrictsProvide transit schedule and fare information to private sector traveler information systems.
Provide automated dispatch and scheduling for the fixed-route system. Provide operator instructions and receive schedule performance information from transit vehicles while in service.
Track and evaluate schedule performance on all fixed-route transit vehicles.
Track the location of transit vehicles.