FDOT District 1 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Stakeholders


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The FDOT District 1 Regional ITS Architecture resulted from the consensus input of a diverse set of stakeholders, encompassing traffic, public safety, public transportation and other modes, special events, and many other stakeholders at the local and state levels. It includes both public and private sectors and spans the organizations that develop, operate, maintain, and depend on the surface transportation system.

This page contains a list (in alphabetical order) of the stakeholders that develop, operate, maintain, and/or depend on the ITS services. Each stakeholder has a hotlink to a definition of the stakeholder and a list of that stakeholder's specific ITS elements (if any).

StakeholderDescription
Airport Authorities Represents regional airport authorities and agencies responsible for operating and maintaining regional airports.
Amtrak Nationwide passenger rail organization with service throughout the United States.
Archived Data Users Users of archived data.
Bradenton PWD The public works department of the City of Bradenton.
Cape Coral Traffic Section The section of Cape Coral government that provides transit services.
Charlotte County Transit The department of Charlotte County government providing county transit services.
Charlotte County-Punta Gorda MPO Represents the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Charlotte County
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 Fort Myers Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Naples
City of Lakeland Traffic Operations City of Lakeland Traffic Operations, a division City of Lakeland Department of Public Works, is responsible for traffic services in the city of Lakeland.
City of Marco Island Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Marco Island.
City of Naples Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Naples.
City of Northport Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Northport.
City of Palmetto Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Palmetto..
City of Punta Gorda Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Punta Gorda.
City of Sarasota Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Sarasota.
City of Venice Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Venice.
City of Winter Haven Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Winter Haven.
City of Winter Haven Public Works The public works department of the City of Winter Haven.
Collier County Growth Management Division The division of Collier County responsible for providing traffic services in the county.
Collier County Public Transit and Neighborhood Enhancement The department responsible for providing transit services in Collier County.
Collier MPO Represents the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Collier County
Counties and Cities Represents generic county and municipal agencies and departments, including public works departments, and permit offices.
County and City Traffic Engineering Represents the generic county and local traffic management agencies.
County Emergency Management Agencies Represents the generic county agencies and departments that coordinates emergency response during major disasters or incidents.
County Paratransit Represents county-operated paratransit systems.
County Public Safety Agencies Represents the generic county public safety agencies, including EMS, fire departments, and sheriff's departments.
County Public Safety Agencies - Fire/EMS Represents the generic county fire and EMS departments, including volunteer fire departments.
County Public Safety Agencies - Sheriffs Department Represents the generic county sheriff's departments.
County School Districts Represents the public school districts in Florida.
District 1 MPOs A stakeholder group consisting of all FDOT District 1 MPOs
FDOT Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The mission of the department is to provide a safe and reliable transportation system that ensures the mobility of people and goods, enhances economic prosperity and preserves the quality of Florida's environment and communities. Various modes of transportation are supported by the department including roadways, railways, seaport and airports.
FDOT Central Office of Information Services The Office of Information Systems (OIS) is a division level organization within the Department of Transportation. The Chief Information Officer serves as the director of OIS. The primary functions of the OIS are to provide FDOT with a functional, statewide information processing and communications network, provide technical support for the Department's integrated office automation systems; provide staff controls for all statutory requirements of information resources in the area of procurement, security and finance; and manage all computer-based administrative and managerial data processing information. It is the mission of the Office of Information Systems to meet the requirements of customers who use computer-generated information by providing and supporting technology, systems, and services that are reliable, available, and protected.
FDOT Central Planning Transportation Statistics Office Florida Department of Transportation's central clearinghouse and principal source for highway and traffic data.
FDOT District 1 Represents Florida Department of Transportation District 1, Southwest Florida, which includes Charlotte, Collier, De Soto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Highlands, Lee, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk, and Sarasota Counties.
FDOT District 5 FDOT District 5 in Central Florida includes Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia Counties
FDOT District 7 Represents Florida Department of Transportation District 7, West Central Florida, which includes the counties of Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas.
FDOT Motor Carrier Compliance Office Florida's commercial vehicle law enforcement agency. Its mission is to provide a safe transportation system, ensuring the mobility of people and goods, enhancing prosperity, and preserving the quality of our environment and communities.
Financial Institutions Financial and banking institutions that play a role in electronic payment financial transactions.
Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles promotes a safe driving environment through law enforcement, public education and service, reduction of traffic crashes, titling and registering of motor vehicles and vessels, licensing motor vehicle operators, and regulation of motor vehicle exhaust.
Florida Department of Law Enforcement Florida Department responsible for initiating Amber Alert messages.
Florida Highway Patrol The Florida Highway Patrol's (FHP) mission is to promote a safe driving environment through aggressive law enforcement, public education, and safety awareness; reduce the number and severity of traffic crashes in Florida, preserve and protect human life and property.
Floridas Turnpike Enterprise Represents Floridas Turnpike Enterprise Division, which manages and operates limited-access toll highways in the State of Florida, including the Florida Turnpike.
Greater Charlotte Lighting District The Charlotte County Lighting District maintains and repairs traffic signals, street lights, and other electrical devices, for Charlotte County including: traffic lights within unincorporated Charlotte County and the City of Punta Gorda. The Lighting District is also responsible for maintenance and operation of the Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) along U.S. 41, Kings Highway, and in the City of Punta Gorda.
Highlands County Public Works Represents the public works department of Highland County.
Lakeland Area Mass Transit District dba the Citrus Connection The Lakeland Area Mass Transit District dba the Citrus Connection provides Fixed Route and Para-transit transportation services within its district boundaries in and around Lakeland, Florida.
Lee County DOT Represents the agencies and departments of Lee County, including public works departments, and permit offices.
Lee County MPO Represents the Metropolitan Planning Organization for Lee County
Lee County Port Authority Operates and maintains Southwest Florida International Airport.
Lee County Sheriff The law enforcement provider for Lee County.
Lee County Transit and Private Operators Stakeholder group including Lee County Transit Division and Private Transit Operators. Private Transit Operators may include the operation of water ferries.
LeeTran The division of Lee County responsible for providing transit services in the county.
Local Agencies Represents local government agencies and departments, including local fire/rescue departments, law enforcement providers, and emergency management agencies.
Local Agencies - Fire EMS/Rescue Departments Represents the generic municipal and local fire, EMS and Rescue Departments.
Local Agencies - Police Departments Represents the generic municipal and local police departments and other law enforcement providers. May include campus police.
Local Media Owner/operators of communications media including television, cable TV, radio, and news papers.
Local Venue Promoters Local event promoters, such as arenas.
Manatee County Area Traffic Agencies Represents the various traffic management agencies in Manatee County.
Manatee County Port Authority The mission of the Manatee County Port Authority is to be a catalyst of countywide economic growth and hub of trade-related activity, by developing diversified and competitive deepwater shipping facilities and conducting maritime-related activities in a profitable and environmentally responsible manner.
Manatee County Public Works Department The Manatee County division responsible for traffic services in the county.
Manatee County Public Works, Transit Division Includes Manatee County Area Transit (MCAT), which operates buses on a fixed route, with complimentary ADA service and door-to-door service known as the Handybus
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Includes the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center.
Orlando/Orange County Expressway Authority The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority operates toll roads in Orange County and in adjacent counties if requested by local government.
Parking Facility Operators Operators of public or private parking facilities, including park-and-ride facilities. May include bus shuttle services provided by private park-and-ride facilities.
Polk County TPO Represents the Transportation Planning Organization for Polk County
Polk County Transit Services Polk County Transit Services provide paratransit services for the county.
Polk County Transportation Division The division responsible for traffic operations and maintenance in Polk County.
Private Commercial Vehicle and Fleet Operators Owner/operators of private commercial vehicles and fleets.
Private Concierge Service Provider Private concierge service providers within the region. Includes Onstar, etc.
Private Data Collection Providers Represents 3rd party private data collection providers, such as companies that are contracted to provide travel times.
Private Maintenance Contractors Represents private companies hired by the public sector to provide roadway maintenance, ITS equipment maintenance or vehicle maintenance.
Private Sector ISPs Private traveler and transportation information service providers, including Mobility Technologies, SmartRoute Systems, Shadow Traffic, and Metro Traffic.
Private Transit Operators Owner/operators of bus services, including private long-distance bus service, private shuttle services, and demand-responsive bus services
Private Weather Information Providers Private companies providing weather services and information.
Private/Public Regional Medical Centers Hospital/trauma centers in the region.
Rail Operator Generic owner/operator of commercial or passenger rail service. Includes CSXNS and FEC.
Regional Public Safety Agencies Represents the generic county and municipal public safety agencies, including EMS, fire departments, police departments, and sheriff's departments. Also represents the agencies that manage and operate PSAPs (Public Safety Answering Points).
Regional SmartCard Represents a stakeholder responsible for regional SmartCard administration
Regional Traffic Management Agencies Generic element representing traffic management agencies in the State of Florida.
Regional Transit Management Agencies Generic element representing transit management agencies and operators in the State of Florida.
Sarasota and Manatee Counties MPO Regional transportation planning agency for Sarasota and Manatee Counties for cooperative decision-making concerning regional and local transportation issues. The MPO was created by federal and state law to develop transportation plans and programs which encourage and promote the implementation of transportation facilities which include all modes of transportation in a manner that will maximize the mobility of people and goods.
Sarasota County Area Transit Transit provider in Sarasota County.
Sarasota County Public Works Department Manages, plans, designs, construct, operate, and maintain county facilities, mobility systems, and water resources in Sarasota County. Includes the Mobility Unit, Facilities Services Unit, and the Operations and Maintenance Unit.
Sarasota/Bradenton Airport Authority The government agency responsible for the Sarasota/ Bradenton Airport
Sarasota-Manatee MPO Metropolitan Planning Organization for Sarasota and Manatee counties.
State of Florida Represents a generic stakeholder for the State of Florida
Traveler Information Radio Network Private companies that provide traveler information radio in the region.
Travelers Represents the general public, including passengers and travelers.