FDOT District 1 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Inventory


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Many stakeholders develop, operate, or maintain ITS elements in the FDOT D1 region. The ITS Architecture inventory is an alphabetical listing of the stakeholder ITS elements. Each ITS element is hotlinked to a page with specific details for that ITS element.

ElementDescription
911 Emergency Call Centers Represents the various county and local call taker systems that handle 911 calls. This includes the FHP, county sheriffs, and many local police call taker systems. It also includes E911 systems.
Amtrak Passenger Train Terminal Amtrak passenger train terminals located in the State of Florida.
Archived Data User Systems Users of archived data.
Cape Coral Minibus Service Dispatch The dispatch function for the Cape Coral Minibus Service, providing paratransit operations in Cape Coral.
Cape Coral Minibus Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Cape Coral Transportation Division. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Cape Coral Traffic Monitoring Center This planned center would monitor traffic in Cape Coral, but device control would remain with Lee County
Charlotte County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Charlotte County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Charlotte County Transit (Dial-a-Ride) The dispatch function for Charlotte County Transit's Dial-a-Ride service, providing paratransit services to the county.
Charlotte County Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the Dial a ride vehicles operated by Charlotte County Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Charlotte County/Punta Gorda Advanced Traffic Management System The Charlotte County/Punta Gorda ATMS is the primary control center for both Charlotte County and the city of Punta Gorda. The ATMS control signals, cameras, and traffic detectors in the region.
CHEMTREC CHEMTREC (Chemical Transportation Emergency Center) was established by the chemical industry as a public service hotline for fire fighters, law enforcement, and other emergency responders to obtain information and assistance for emergency incidents involving chemicals and hazardous materials.
City of Bradenton TMC The City of Bradenton TMC controls cameras and signal equipment in the City of Bradenton.
City of Bradenton Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Bradenton, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Fort Myers Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment owned by the City of Ft Myers, including traffic signals, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Fort Myers Public Parking Represents public garages owned and/or operated by the City of Fort Myers.
City of Fort Myers Traffic Monitoring System The City of Fort Myers Traffic Monitoring System controls cameras, DMS and signal equipment in the City of Fort Myers..
City of Lakeland Advanced Traffic Management System Lakeland Traffic Engineering Division operates a hybrid Computerized Traffic Signal Control System in the urban Lakeland area. This system will be enhanced in the future to provide a variety of monitoring, control, and information dissemination functions.
City of Lakeland Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Lakeland, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Marco Island Traffic Control Equipment The City of Marco Island will operate a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System. This element represents the roadside equipment that manages traffic in Marco Island.
City of Marco Island Traffic Signal Control System The City of Marco Island will operate a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System.
City of Naples Advanced Traffic Management System Naples Regional Traffic Engineering Division operates a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System.
City of Naples Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Naples, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Northport Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Northport.
City of Palmetto Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Palmetto.
City of Punta Gorda Traffic Signal Control System The Punta Gorda Traffic Engineering Division operates a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System.
City of Sarasota TMC The City of Sarasota TMC controls cameras and signal equipment in the City of Sarasota.
City of Sarasota Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Sarasota, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Venice TMC The City of Venice TMC controls cameras and signal equipment in the City of Venice.
City of Venice Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Venice, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Winter Haven Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Winter Haven Traffic Engineering Division that monitors and controls traffic.
City of Winter Haven Traffic Signal Control System Winter Haven Traffic Engineering Division operates a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System.
Collier Area Paratransit Data Archives This element represents operating statistics databases for the demand response system.
Collier Area Paratransit Dispatch The dispatch function for Collier Area Paratransit providing demand response operations in Collier County.
Collier Area Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Collier Area Transit. Capabilities, transit scheduling.
Collier Area Transit Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility The transit operations center provides fixed route and paratransit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This includes the use of dynamic message boards.
Collier Area Transit Administration, Operations and Maintenance Facility Closed Circuit TV This element includes the existing closed circuit tv, which is monitored 24/7 by the Facilities Management Department.
Collier Area Transit Data Archives This element represents operating statistics databases for the fixed route system.
Collier Area Transit Dispatch The dispatch function for Collier Area Transit providing fixed route transit operations in Collier County.
Collier Area Transit Fixed Route Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Collier Area Transit. Capabilities include passenger counting, transit scheduling, fare management, real time bus information.
Collier Area Transit Kiosks Collier Area Transit plans to have kiosks to provide individuals with traveler information. Transit kiosks will provide information to transit customers, support electronic fare payment, enhance security at transit stops.
Collier Area Transit Stops/Stations Equipment This element includes places where travelers catch the bus and need schedule, transit service, and real time arrival information to support their travel choices.
Collier County Advanced Traffic Management System Collier County currently operates a Distributed Master Computerized Traffic Signal Control System today. In the future, this system will evolve to provide coordinated management of a variety of traffic information and control systems in the county.
Collier County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Collier County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, portable message boards, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Collier County Government Center Intermodal Transfer Station The transit center provides fixed route service countywide. The center provides customer information and transfer activities for the transit property. This includes the use of dynamic message boards.
Collier County Government Center Intermodal Transfer Station Closed Circuit TV This element includes the existing closed circuit tv, which is monitored 24/7 by the Facilities Management Department.
Commercial Vehicle Privately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
County and City Public Information System Generic element representing the public information office systems that are operated by county and local governments. They provide information on road closures and other important traveler information in the region.
County and City PWD Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance vehicles operated by county or city maintenance organizations.
County and City Roadway Maintenance and Construction Systems Generic element representing the road maintenance and construction systems operating in the region. This includes local, municipal and county maintenance departments.
County and City Traffic Count Archive Represents county or city archives for traffic counting.
County and Local Asset Management Systems This element represents asset management databases or systems operated by county or municipal agencies.
County and Local Drawbridge Systems Miami-based US Coast Guard determines schedule for bridge openings and closings based on marine traffic and weather conditions. Marine traffic receives information from the Coast Guard on bridge schedules. Bridge tenders working for the county and local agencies actually control the raising and lowering of the bridges. Transponders that provide bridge status information (none currently implemented) would provide this information directly to the county and local operating agencies.
County and Local Field Equipment Generic element representing smaller county and local ITS roadside field equipment not specifically enumerated in other inventory elements. This suggests that these traffic signal systems that are widely scattered through the district should be integrated in a consistent fashion, when circumstances require. ITS field equipment may include traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
County and Local Traffic Control Systems Generic element representing county and municipal traffic signal control systems. These systems control traffic signals and manage other ITS traffic management devices, such as dynamic message signs, and CCTV cameras.
County EOCs/Warning Points Generic element representing county emergency operation centers (EOCs). The county EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around the county. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal. Recovery planning and financial assistance from the State of Florida and FEMA are established through the EOC.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Dispatch Generic element representing county fire and rescue dispatch centers. In some counties, this may include dispatching volunteer departments and EMS. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions. Note that there are multiple fire districts in some counties. In these cases, there is an overall county-wide dispatch operation that dispatches ambulances and other assets and independent dispatch operations for each of the other districts in the county.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other rescue vehicles.
County Paratransit Systems Shuttle services that do not operate on fixed routes or schedules, offering door to door service in the District. This includes systems for qualified users as well as systems that serve the general public. These systems provide operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
County Sheriff Dispatch Generic element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
County Sheriffs Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county sheriff vehicles.
CSX and Seminole Gulf Rail Operations Centers Represents the operational control centers for heavy rail operators that serve District 1. These rail carriers offer 34 dedicated trains a day to and from the study area, more than any other South Atlantic port. Containers and trailers can be on their way to major consumer markets within hours after arrival in the study area.
Electronic Payment Card This card allows the traveler to pay for a variety of travel services.
E-Pass Service Center The Customer Service Centers that distribute E-Pass tags and provide the back room functions.
E-Pass Tag Tag used for OOCEA tolls.
FDLE Headquarters Represents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT Asset Management Company Private Maintenance contractor that supports FDOT for the maintenance of interstate 75.
FDOT Asset Management Systems Database systems used by FDOT to perform asset management.
FDOT CV Parking Management System Represents the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Parking Management System for the State of Florida. This system determines parking availability at CV parking facilities and communicates this information downstream to commercial vehicle operators.
FDOT District 1 Represents a generic center encompassing various FDOT District 1 Traffic Management Centers
FDOT District 1 Emergency Operations Center Represents the District Emergency Operation Center which is staffed only during emergencies by representatives of all allied responding agencies. Each FDOT district maintains its own Emergency Operations Center which is activated for major incidents that affect the district.
FDOT District 1 Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by FDOT District 1. Existing equipment includes Highway Advisory Radios.
FDOT District 1 I-4 and I-275 Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the service patrol vehicles that provide roadside assistance to individuals traveling on limited access roads in District 1.
FDOT District 1 Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 1 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
FDOT District 1 Maintenance Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 1.
FDOT District 1 Operations Centers and Maintenance Yards Operations centers are located in Bartow, Sarasota, and Ft. Myers. The Construction and Maintenance systems provide construction and maintenance of interstate highways and state roads within the southwestern and south central portion of Florida. The construction and maintenance yards are located throughout the district.
FDOT District 1 Traffic Operations Monitoring Center (Bartow) The existing center at Bartow provides monitoring of traffic management systems that are operated by counties and cities within District 1. No direct traffic control activities are performed. See also the I-75 Traffic Management Centers which are planned for the future and will provide a direct operational control role in the region.
FDOT District 1 Work Zone Equipment Represents ITS work zone equipment operated by FDOT District 1, such as portable DMS and CCTV.
FDOT District 5 RTMC The regional traffic management center that manages major roadways for Florida DOT in District 5 and interstates around Florida that are not monitored by other systems. This staffed center provides key traffic monitoring and motorist information systems for roadways (and bridges) in District 5 and around the state. It provides incident management for both planned (e.g. major sporting events) and unplanned incidents (e.g. major weather events)
FDOT District 7 Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for FDOT District 7. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the FDOT District 7.
FDOT District 7 Tampa Bay SunGuide Center The District 7 RTMC provides regional traffic management for interstates, expressways, and other limited access facilities in the District 7 region. It also provides a central data collection and repository function (the "Regional Planning Subsystem") for the district 7 region. Co-located with FDOT D7, FDOT EOC, and FHP Dispatch.
FDOT I-75 Satellite Center The FDOT I-75 Satellite center monitors CCTV, HAR, RWIS and DMS in Manatee and Sarasota counties along I-75. The I-75 Satellite Center is co-located with the Manatee-Sarasota Regional TMC. Note that servers for the I-75 Satellite Center are located at the FDOT SWIFT Center in Fort Myers, which also takes over operations in Manatee and Sarasota Counties on nights and weekends.
FDOT Safety and Crash Data Collection System This FDOT database stores crash reports and other safety-related transportation data.
FDOT Scales and Inspection Facilities Includes static scales and weigh-in-motion facilities that are or will be equipped with ITS electronic clearance and safety inspection equipment.
FDOT Statewide ITS WAN/C2C Infrastructure Represents the center-to-center (C2C) infrastructure, via the Statewide ITS Wide Area Network (WAN) that connects the Regional Transportation Management Centers (RTMC) and Transportation Management Centers (TMC) operated by FDOT in the State of Florida.
FDOT SWIFT Center The Southwest Inter-agency Facilities for Transportation (SWIFT) Center, located in Fort Myers, is FDOT's primary TMC in District 1. The SWIFT Center controls CCTV, DMS, HAR and RWIS in District 1, primarily along I-75. In addition, the SWIFT Center serves as a backup for the I-75 Satellite Center in Manatee County and operates the I-75 Satellite Center systems on nights and weekends.
FDOT Traffic Characteristics Inventory This statewide database collects long term traffic data for state roads in Florida. It collects this data from a number of traffic data collection sites around the state, including both temporary and permanent data collection sites.
FHP CVE Florida Highway Patrol Office of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement
FHP Regional Dispatch Represents the regional dispatch centers for the Florida Highway Patrol. The dispatch centers provide call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Financial Institutions Banking and financial institutions used by ITS systems to perform various banking transactions (e.g., funds transfers, credit card account management).
Florida 511 The system that provides near real-time advanced traveler information in the State of Florida. The system may include video images, travel time information, construction information, and subscription services.
Florida 511 IVR System This element represents the IVR aspect of the Florida 511 System.
Florida DMV Licensing and Registration System Vehicle registration systems of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. These systems provides commercial driver's license and vehicle registration in the State of Florida.
Florida Highway Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that are owned by the state and operated by the Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida Statewide Tolling Customer Service Center This future element represents a centralized, state-managed customer service center for tolling. Tolling information would be sent from individual toll plazas to this customer service center.
FTE Operations Center (Pompano) This regional TMC will manage FDOT Turnpike Enterprise operations in South Florida and will be staffed by both FDOT Turnpike Enterprise and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
FTE Operations Center (Turkey Lake) This Turnpike Enterprise operations center is located at Turkey Lake and manages Turnpike operations in the northern portion of the turnpike system. This regional TMC is staffed by both FDOT Turnpike and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
Highlands County Traffic Control Equipment Highlands County operates a distributed master, closed loop traffic signal control system. This element represents the roadside controllers and signal control equipment.
Highlands County Traffic Signal Control System Highlands County operates a distributed master, closed loop traffic signal control system. This element represents the master controller.
I-75 Alligator Alley Toll Collection Systems Electronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. in Lee County in FDOT District 1.
I-75 Express Lane Toll Collection Systems This future entity represents electronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. that could be installed to create a tolled express lane on I-75 in FDOT District 1.
Inter-City Bus Service Inter-city bus services that provide passenger bus service to and between cities in Florida.
Lakeland Citrus Connection Transit Dispatch The Citrus Connection offers fixed route and paratransit transportation services within the Lakeland Area Mass Transit District.
Lakeland Citrus Connection Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Lakeland Citrus Connection. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Lee County and Cities Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Lee County PWD. This currently includes traffic control equipment installed in Lee County and cities within Lee County. In the future, this equipment will grow to include Dynamic Message Signs, probe surveillance equipment, and a variety of other ITS traffic detection, monitoring, and information dissemination systems.
Lee County Sheriffs Office The communications and dispatch system operated by the Lee County Sheriff's office.
Lee County Toll Collection System Electronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. on the Midpoint bridge (SR 884), Cape Coral Bridge, Sanibel Causeway systems
Lee County-Wide Advanced Traffic Management System Lee County maintains the signals, and operates them out of the Lee County ATMS. Cities do most of the engineering for the traffic signals, although Lee County assists with the engineering to a degree. Those cities are Cape Coral, Ft. Meyers, Bonita Springs, Ft. Meyers Beach.
LeeTran Downtown Centers The existing intermodal transportation center will include Greyhound, LeeTran and taxi services.
LeeTran Fixed Route Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Lee County Transit Division. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling,fare management, and on selected routes arrival predictive equipment and cameras. This includes full sized buses and trolleys.
LeeTran Paratransit Dispatch The dispatch function for LeeTran paratransit fleet and a scheduling software package.
LeeTran Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Lee County Transit Division. Capabilities include transit scheduling and cameras.
LeeTran Transit Operations Center The transit operations center provides fixed route transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property.
LeeTran Transit Transfer Centers Equipment Transit Centers are located in Cape Coral and Fort Myers and provide secure facilities for transferring of passengers. The Fort Myers facility is located at Edison Mall and has camera facilities and wifi.
LeeWay Customer Service Center The customer service center for the LeeWay toll system.
LeeWay Tag A transponder that is used by LeeWay for toll collection purposes.
LeeWay Toll System Administration This element represents the administration function of the LeeWay Toll System.
Local Agency Traveler Information System Generic element representing the traveler information systems that are operated by local governments and agencies. They provide real-time and planned traveler information in the region through a variety of methods, including web sites, interactive telephone systems, pagers, etc.
Local Agency Web Sites Represents a variety of existing and potential transportation-related web pages that are sponsored and maintained by local traffic, transit, and other transportation-related agencies. Many of these local agencies either have, or are planning to develop, web pages that present traffic and transit information to the traveling public.
Local EOCs Generic element representing municipal and local emergency operation centers (EOCs). The Local EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around a metropolitan area. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal.
Local Fire/EMS Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal Fire Rescue and EMS dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Fire/EMS Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the fire trucks, fire apparatus, EMS vehicles and other vehicles operated by local and municipal fire departments.
Local Police Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard local and municipal police vehicles.
Local Venue Event Scheduling System This general system represents the convention centers, music centers, sporting facilities and other venues that regularly host events that impact traffic. Specific examples in the Southeast Florida region include the Pompano Beach Harness Track, the Gulfstream Race Track, Thomas J. White Stadium, Lockhart Stadium, and the Heron Bay Country Club. Major venues for professional sports teams (e.g., American Airlines Arena and National Car Rental Center) are specifically identified by other elements in this regional architecture.
Manatee County Centralized Data Collection System Data collection, archiving, and mining system for Manatee County
Manatee County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Manatee County PWD. This includes traffic signal control equipment, dynamic message signs (e.g., signs identified as part of the planned barrier island warning system as well as other signs used for incident management and congestion warning), and other traffic management equipment deployed in Manatee County and cities (e.g., Palmetto) within the county.
Manatee County Maintenance Manatee County Maintenance provides maintenance services for MCAT
Manatee County MCAT Dispatch Provides fixed route service in Manatee County.
Manatee County MCAT Fixed Route Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Manatee County Area Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Manatee County MCAT Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Manatee County Area Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Manatee County TMC The Manatee County TMC controls signals and cameras in Manatee County. The Manatee-Sarasota RTMC has the primary control of this equipment.
Manatee County Traveler Information Website The Manatee County Traveler Information Website would provide traveler information, including travel times, to travelers in Manatee County. This website would be developed as part of Phase 3 of the Manatee County TMC.
Manatee-Sarasota Regional Traffic Management Center This Regional TMC operates systems in Manatee County, Sarasota County, City of Sarasota, City of Bradenton, and City of Palmetto. The center monitors 59 CCTV, 60 VDS, and over 200 signals in Manatee County. In Sarasota County, operators monitor 88 CCTV, 27 Bluetooth travel time devices, and 150 signals. Regional agreements were reached in 2005 for the creation of the center, and operational agreements have been developed. The center is staffed by Manatee County Staff, but is jointly operated by the agencies.
MPO Data Archives These systems collect traffic data, land use data, crash data (includes both short and long form inputs in some counties), and inventory data for localities, such as cities, counties, MPOs, or regional planning councils.
Municipality Event Permit Systems This generic element represents the special permit offices and associated systems that provide permits for large public gatherings and special events in the region.
National Hurricane Center Info. System This system provides information to the public by issuing watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics.
National Weather Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional field office.
Newspapers, Radio, Television Stations The numerous local media (newspaper, radio, television) stations.
Offstreet Parking System A generic element representing parking garages.
Other County and City Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other counties. This element is used to define the interface from the region's public works departments to those in other districts.
Other FDOT District Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other FDOT Districts.
Other FDOT District TMCs Represents FDOT TMCs in other districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT TMC to those in other districts.
Other Public Safety Communications and Dispatch Centers This element represents the connection to other state (FHP and FDLE), County (Sheriff and Fire Rescue), and Local (municipal police and fire departments) law enforcement, fire, and EMS call taker and dispatch centers. It may include campus law enforcement providers, volunteer fire/rescue departments, federal law enforcement agencies, federal homeland security agencies, and other centers established for major incidents. This element is used in the architecture to show a consistent interface for the exchange of data between public safety systems that supports incident notification, hand-offs, resource coordination, and incident response coordination. Communication between these centers uses a mesh topology - any emergency management center can communicate directly with any other emergency management center. Note that this element also represents interfaces to emergency management centers in adjacent jurisdictions that also coordinate during major incidents.
Polk County Parkway Toll Collection Systems Electronic toll collection equipment, e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., operating on the Polk County Parkway.
Polk County TMC Represents the Traffic Management System in Polk County. The Polk County TMC controls signals and CCTV in Polk County.
Polk County Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Polk County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Polk County Transit System Represents the dispatch function for Polk County Transit.
Polk County Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Polk County Transit Services. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Port of Manatee Port of Manatee has passenger and freight services.
Private Field Equipment Represents field equipment deployed by private 3rd party data providers, such as Bluetooth readers to provide travel times.
Private Fleet Vehicle Dispatch Systems Charter bus fleets, major truck fleet operators, taxi services, limo services, etc. that operate in Florida. Note that the dispatch may actually be outside the state.
Private Maintenance and Construction Dispatch Represents dispatch services for private maintenance and construction providers.
Private Sector Mayday/Concierge Service Center Private sector services, such as GM OnStar, that provide emergency Mayday and a variety of other traveler convenience services to their clients.
Private Sector Traveler Information Services Private Information Service Providers of traveler information. e.g. SmartGuide, SmartRoutes, Shadow Traffic, MetroNetworks, TraffiCenter, etc...
Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices E.g., cellular telephones, PDAs, and personal computers.
Private Weather Information Providers Represents companies that provide transportation related weather information.
Private/Public Ambulance Dispatch Dispatch center for private/public ambulance service. Currently operating out of the county dispatch centers.
Private/Public Ambulance Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard private/public ambulances. These emergency medical services vehicles are part of an rapid and effective response to highway incidents that include injuries.
Private/Public Parking Facility Operators Represents major parking facilities in downtown areas, resort areas, airports, and other major travel destinations and transportation hubs. May also include park-and-ride facilities.
Rail Operations Centers Represents the operational control centers for heavy rail operators that serve Florida.
Railroad Operators Wayside Equipment Grade crossing equipment operated by the railroads which provides driver warnings and notifies adjacent traffic control equipment of approaching trains.
Regional Airports General aviation and freight airports in the region.
Regional Incident and Mutual Aid Network Regional Public Safety Communications Network.
Regional Medical Centers Regional hospitals and care facilities.
Regional SmartCard A regional SmartCard used by multiple regional transit agencies as an interchangeable payment system.
Rest Areas/Visitor Centers/Service Plazas Rest areas and visitor centers with varied amenities owned, operated or managed by FDOT. Tourist information, emergency evacuation information, and general traffic information could be provided in the future.
Ridesharing Coordination Info System This existing web-based system provides ride matching services in the Sarasota/Bradenton area.
Sarasota County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Sarasota County PWD. This includes traffic signal control equipment, dynamic message signs (e.g., signs identified as part of the planned barrier island warning system as well as other signs used for incident management and congestion warning), and other traffic management equipment deployed in Sarasota County and cities within the county.
Sarasota County SCAT Dispatch Administers the transportation disadvantaged system as well as fixed route system.
Sarasota County SCAT Fixed Route Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT). Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Sarasota County SCAT Maintenance Represents ITS aspects of SCAT Maintenance facility.
Sarasota County SCAT Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT). Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Sarasota County TMC The Sarasota County TMC controls cameras and signal equipment in the City of Sarasota. Note that primary control is located at the Manatee-Sarasota RTMC.
Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport This airport supports both passenger (airline) operations and freight.
School Buses Represents the ITS equipment installed on school buses servicing Florida. General ITS capabilities are included here, omitting fare management capabilities, but with increased emphasis on the positive identification of students on the buses.
School District Transportation Dispatch Represents the dispatch systems that manage school bus fleets. General ITS capabilities are included here, omitting fare management capabilities, but with increased emphasis on vehicle location and status tracking, associated security and safety systems, and the positive identification of students on the buses.
School District Transportation Web Site Web pages containing school bus information, including routes and schedules. In the future, may include real-time bus locations, status, and other school district transportation system status to parents, students, and school district employees
Skyway Bridge Southern End Electronic toll collection equipment, e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., on the Skyway Bridge by the FTE.
Southwest Florida International Airport There are commercial general aviation airports located in FDOT District 1. The largest facility in the region is Southwest Florida International Airport in Lee County. This system may accept parking payment using the LeeWay pass in the future.
SunGuide Data Archiving The Regional Integrated Transportation Information System (RITIS) is an automated data sharing, dissemination and archiving system that includes many performance measure, dashboard, and visual analytics tools that help agencies gain situational awareness.
SunPass Customer Service Center Customer Service Centers (CSCs) for the SunPass electronic toll system, providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the electronic toll system.
SunPass Tag SunPass vehicle transponder used for electronic payment of toll and other, e.g. Airport Parking.
Transit Facility Security Monitoring System The surveillance systems and emergency notification systems that can be used to improve security in transit terminals and other public areas.
Transit Kiosks A generic element representative of all kiosks that provide individuals with traveler information. Transit kiosks provide transit information to transit customers, support electronic fare payment, and enhance security at transit stops. In the statewide architecture, the emphasis is on the interface to the electronic payment card, which is a statewide interface.
Transit Stops/Stations Equipment The places where travelers "catch the bus" and need schedule, transit service, and real-time arrival information to support their travel choices.
Traveler Info. Radio Network Stations These radio stations provide drivers with information about current traffic and roadway conditions.
Vehicles Represents the ITS elements installed on private traveler vehicles.
Waterborne Public Transit, Water Taxis and Ferry System Future potential waterborne public transit, existing water taxis and high speed ferries.
Winter Haven Area Transit Paratransit system for the City of Winter Haven
Winter Haven Area Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Winter Haven Area Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.