Emergency Data Collection Functional Area


'Emergency Data Collection' collects and stores emergency information that is collected in the course of operations by the Emergency Management Center. 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

City of Columbus Traffic Management Center
City of Columbus 911 Call Center
COTA Fixed–Route Transit Management System
COTA Paratransit Management System
OSHP State Highway Patrol Dispatch
Local Police/Sheriffs Management and Dispatch
ODOT District Offices

Functional Requirements

01The center shall collect emergency service data, emergency vehicle management data, emergency vehicle data, sensor and surveillance data, threat data, and incident data.
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 emergency management data or for the data itself.
04The center shall be able to produce sample products of the data available.