Transit Center Priority Management Functional Area


'Transit Center Priority Management' monitors transit schedule performance and generates requests for transit priority on routes and at certain intersections. It may coordinate with the Traffic Management Center to provide transit priority along the selected route, including allocation of dynamic lanes and granting signal priority. It also coordinates with the Transit Vehicle OBE to monitor and manage local transit signal priority requests at individual intersections.

Included In

COTA Fixed–Route Transit Management System

Functional Requirements

01The center shall analyze transit vehicle schedule performance to determine the need for priority along certain routes or at certain intersections.
02The center shall send requests for priority along routes or at intersections to traffic management.
03The center shall define business rules that govern use of transit vehicle signal priority, communicate these rules to the transit vehicle, and monitor transit vehicle requests for priority at signalized intersections.
04The center shall provide transit operations personnel with the capability to control and monitor transit signal priority operations.
05The center shall identify if the request for specific lane can be met, and the specific lane, start, end location, and time period where priority or exclusive access is to be granted.