Center Data Collection Functional Area


'Center Data Collection' collects and stores information that is created in the course of center operations. This data can be used directly by operations personnel or it can be made available to other data users and archives in the region.

Included In

DATA Transit Dispatch Facility
OSU TPS Dispatch Facility
COTA Fixed–Route Transit Management System
CRAA Communications Operations Center
OSHP State Highway Patrol Dispatch
PUCO Commercial Vehicle Registration System (CMV)
Local Traffic Management Centers
OSU Traffic Research
County EMA Emergency Operations Centers (EOC)
Local Maintenance and Construction Management
Freight Operations Centers
Ohio Mobility Apps
ODOT Traffic Signal Control Systems

Functional Requirements

01The center shall collect transportation data such as traffic operational data, transit data, vehicle data, weather data, freight data, event logs, etc. and make it available for ITS Archives upon request.
02The center shall assign quality control metrics and meta–data to be stored along with the data. Meta–data may include attributes that describe the source and quality of the data and the conditions surrounding the collection of the data.
03The center shall receive and respond to requests from ITS Archives for either a catalog of the traffic data or for the data itself.
04The center shall be able to produce sample products of the data available.
05The Center shall collect operational data from other Centers.