ODOT Wide Area Information Disseminator System




The 'Wide Area Information Disseminator System' represents the center–based systems and communications equipment that is used to send messages to equipped vehicles using wide–area wireless communications such as satellite radio, terrestrial FM broadcast subcarrier, or cellular data networks.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT)OwnsPlanned

Physical Objects

Wide Area Information Disseminator System

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
WAID Broadcast Services'WAID Broadcast Services' provides wide–area digital broadcast of traveler information to transportation users across a region. It collects traveler information of interest to clientele (either subscribers or the general public) and distributes the traveler information using broadcast data services that are offered in context with entertainment and other data services.False

Interfaces To

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City of Columbus Paving the Way Website
COTA Website/IVR
CRAA Communications Operations Center
Freight Truck Vehicles
ODOT Rest Area Tourist Information Centers
Traveler Information Devices