Transit Center Vehicle Tracking Functional Area

Description

Monitoring transit vehicle locations via interactions with on-board systems. Furnish users with real-time transit schedule information and maintain interface with digital map providers.

Included In

DATA Transit Dispatch Facility
OSU TPS Dispatch Facility
COTA Fixed-Route Transit Management System
CRAA Dispatch Facility
COTA Paratransit Management System

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall monitor the locations of all transit vehicles within its network.
2The center shall determine adherence of transit vehicles to their assigned schedule.
3The center shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used as a background for transit tracking and dispatch.
4The center shall provide transit operational data to traveler information service providers.
5The center shall provide collected transit probe data to traffic management centers and traveler information service providers for use in measuring current traffic conditions.