FDOT District 2 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Inventory by Entity


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The FDOT D2 ITS element inventory is made up of the transportation and communications centers, the field equipment, the vehicles, and the traveler systems in FDOT D2. Entities represent the library of ITS types from which specific stakeholder ITS elements can be assigned to inherit characteristics. The following table sorts the FDOT D2 stakeholder ITS element inventory by generic National ITS Architecture entity. This sorts FDOT D2 ITS elements that perform similar functions together, so that stakeholder ITS elements of a particular or similar type can be easily identified.

EntityElementDescription
Archived Data Management
FDHSMV Statewide Crash Records (CARS) DatabaseThis statewide database stores crash reports collected by state, county, and local law enforcement agencies in Florida.
Gainesville Transportation Data Collection SystemThis system gathers and archives traffic data, crash data, and inventory data for the City of Gainesville.
Jacksonville Sheriffs Crash Record DatabaseCrash records database maintained by the City of Jacksonville Sheriffs.
Jacksonville Transportation Data Collection SystemThis system gathers and archives traffic data, crash data, and inventory data for the City of Jacksonville.
JTA Data ArchiveThis system collects and archives traffic data, transit data, crash data and inventory data for Jacksonville Transportation Authority.
Local Transportation Data Collection SystemsThese 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.
SunGuide Data ArchivingThe 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.
Commercial Vehicle
Commercial VehiclePrivately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Emergency Management
911 Emergency Call CentersRepresents 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.
City of Gainesville Regional Transit SystemThe passenger bus system that operates in Gainesville, Florida.
City of Jacksonville Department of Environmental ResourcesA department of the City of Jacksonville responsible for protecting the environment of Jacksonville and Duval County. Called to manage and assist in HAZMAT incidents.
City of Jacksonville Fire/Rescue DispatchFire and rescue dispatch center for the City of Jacksonville and Duval County. 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.
City of Jacksonville Sheriffs DispatchRepresents the sheriff dispatch operations operating in the city of Jacksonville and Duval County. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
County EOCs/Warning PointsGeneric 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 DispatchGeneric 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 Sheriff DispatchGeneric element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
FDLE HeadquartersRepresents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT District 2 Emergency Operations CenterRepresents 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. Located in Lake City.
FDOT District 2 RTMCThis Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC) manages ITS equipment on roadways and highways in FDOT District 2.
FDOT District 5 RTMCThe 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 Statewide Transportation EOC (TEOC)FDOT's Statewide Emergency Operations Center located in Tallahassee, which is staffed only during emergencies by representatives of all allied responding agencies.
FHP Regional DispatchRepresents the regional dispatch centers for the Florida Highway Patrol. The dispatch centers provide call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Florida DEP DispatchDispatch center for Florida DEP response vehicles. Primarily involved with HAZMAT incidents.
Florida Statewide EOC/Warning Point (SEOC)The state emergency operations center, located in Tallahassee that provides central command and control during major emergencies in the state of Florida. Serves as an information clearinghouse for disaster-related information. Includes a regional database containing the evacuation routes for the regional area. Includes basic primary and secondary route information.
Jacksonville Transit Fixed-Route SystemsThe Jacksonville Transportation Authority operates the City of Jacksonville mass transit system, which includes 217 buses. The bus system conveys over 12 million passengers annually with 43 local routes and eight express flyer routes.
Jacksonville Transportation CenterFuture, joint intermodal dispatch and communications center for the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Center will serve as a joint dispatch center for various agencies, including FDOT, FHP, Jacksonville Transit, Jacksonville Sheriffs department, Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Dispatch, and possibly Amtrak. A multimodal transportation center that is being studied. Conceptual plans show center incorporating the existing Automated Skyway Express Terminal Station and the Prime F. Osborne Convention Center. The site plan also makes provisions for future growth of the site to include expansion of the convention center, a parking garage, and possible private office, retail, and hotel facilities.
Local Fire/EMS DispatchGeneric element representing the local and municipal Fire Rescue and EMS dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police DispatchGeneric element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
Other FHP Regional DispatchesRepresents FHP Troops other than the one in a specific region. This element is used to identify interfaces from one FHP troop to another.
Other Public Safety Communications and Dispatch CentersThis 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.
Private Sector Mayday/Concierge Service CenterPrivate sector services, such as GM OnStar, that provide emergency Mayday and a variety of other traveler convenience services to their clients.
Private/Public Ambulance DispatchDispatch center for private/public ambulance service. Currently operating out of the county dispatch centers.
School District Transportation DispatchRepresents 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.
US Coast Guard OfficeRepresents US Coast Guard Offices throughout the state.
Emergency Vehicle
City of Jacksonville Fire/Rescue VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the City of Jacksonville fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other rescue vehicles.
City of Jacksonville Sheriff VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the City of Jacksonville Sheriffs vehicles.
County Fire EMS/Rescue VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other rescue vehicles.
County Sheriffs VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county sheriff vehicles.
FDOT District 2 Road Ranger Service Patrol VehiclesRepresents 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 2.
Florida Highway Patrol VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that are owned by the state and operated by the Florida Highway Patrol.
Local Fire/EMS VehiclesGeneric 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 VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard local and municipal police vehicles.
Private/Public Ambulance VehiclesGeneric 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.
Fleet and Freight Management
CHEMTRECCHEMTREC (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.
Private Fleet Vehicle Dispatch SystemsCharter 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.
Information Service Provider
City of Gainesville Smartraffic WebsiteThe City of Gainesville Smartraffic website disseminates traffic information to the traveling public, including travel times, cameras, and traveler alerts.
County and City Public Information SystemGeneric 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 Emergency Broadcast SystemsGeneric element representing information systems used to disseminate emergency information, including evacuation routes. Such systems may include sirens, telephone numbers and web sites.
FDOT District 2 Public Information Office SystemsSystems operated by the public information office that provide long-range traveler information, such as road construction advisories, to the media, other organizations, and travelers in District 2. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
Florida 511The system that provides real-time traveler information in the State of Florida. The system may include video images, travel time information, construction information, and subscription services.
Florida Human Service AgenciesRepresents the various social service agencies operated by the State of Florida. Included in the ITS architecture because they provide (para) transit voucher payments through the Florida Transportation Disadvantage Commission.
Gainesville MTPO Ridematching SystemA potential system that would perform ridematching services for inhabitants of Gainesville and the surrounding area.
Jacksonville MPO Ridematching SystemA potential system that would perform ridematching services for inhabitants of Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
jax511.comThe system that provides advanced traveler information in the Northeast Florida region. This includes the regional 511 system. The system may include video images, travel time information, construction information, and subscription services.
JTA Web SiteWebsite containing transportation-related information, including real-time traffic conditions, construction schedules, etc..
Local Agency Traveler Information SystemGeneric 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.
Nassau County Traveler Information WebsiteRepresents a future traveler information website that could disseminate traveler information, including CCTV images, to the traveling public.
North Florida TPO Ridematching SystemA system to provide ridematching services for inhabitants of Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
Private Sector Mayday/Concierge Service CenterPrivate 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 ServicesPrivate Information Service Providers of traveler information. e.g. SmartGuide, SmartRoutes, Shadow Traffic, MetroNetworks, TraffiCenter, etc...
School District Transportation Web SiteWeb 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
St. Johns County/City of St. Augustine Traveler Information SystemRepresents a future traveler information system for the City of St. Augustine and St. Johns County.
Maintenance and Construction Management
City of Jacksonville Public Works Right-of-Way and Stormwater Maintenance DivisionRepresents the Right-of-Way and Stormwater Division of the City of Jacksonville Public Works.
City of Jacksonville Traffic Management CenterAlso dispatches traffic signal maintenance
County and City Public Information SystemGeneric 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 Roadway Maintenance and Construction SystemsGeneric element representing the road maintenance and construction systems operating in the region. This includes local, municipal and county maintenance departments.
FDOT District 2 ConstructionThis system manages construction activities for FDOT District 2. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests.
FDOT District 2 MaintenanceThis system manages maintenance activities for FDOT District 2. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests, and otherwise maintains FDOT-managed roads in District 2.
FDOT District 2 Public Information Office SystemsSystems operated by the public information office that provide long-range traveler information, such as road construction advisories, to the media, other organizations, and travelers in District 2. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
JTA Engineering DepartmentOne of its responsibilities is to manage and provide oversight over work zones.
Other County and City MaintenanceRepresents 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 and ConstructionRepresents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other FDOT Districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT Maintenance and Construction functions to those in other districts.
Private Maintenance and Construction DispatchRepresent private maintenance contractors responsible for maintaining ITS field equipment and other asset management inventories.
Private/ Public Utility Dispatch/SystemsRepresents the dispatch function for utility companies in the region.
Maintenance and Construction Vehicle
County and City PWD VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance vehicles operated by county or city maintenance organizations.
FDOT District 2 Maintenance VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 2.
Private Maintenance Contractor VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by private contractors under transportation agency projects.
Parking Management
City of Jacksonville Parking SystemRepresents the parking system for the City of Jacksonville, operated by a third party vendor. The parking system includes traveler information, via an app, as well as sensors to detect open spaces.
City of St. Augustine Parking Management SystemThis parking management system will manage beach and downtown parking in the City of St. Augustine. This system will include traveler information and transit connections to allow patrons to find parking in St. Augustine.
FDOT CV Parking Management SystemRepresents 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.
Jacksonville International AirportThere are a total of two commercial and 22 general aviation airports located in FDOT District 2. The City of Jacksonville is actually served by three aviation facilities: Jacksonville International Airport (JIA), Craig Airport, and Herlong Airport. JIA provides the great majority of passenger and cargo air transportation for the region. Craig Airport and Herlong Airport both provide general aviation facilities for Jacksonville corporate and private aircraft.
JTA Park-and-Ride LotsIntermodal transfer points for transit riders using the JTA bus system are provided at 18 park and ride lots including lots at: Highlands Shopping Center, Phillips Hwy. and J.T. Butler Blvd., A1A and J. Turner Butler Blvd., Beach Plaza, Expressway Mall, Monument Pointe, Regency Square, Normandy Blvd. and I-295, Cedar Hills Shopping Center, Blanding Blvd. and Kingsley Ave., Ricker Rd. and 103rd St., Blanding Blvd. and Kingsley Ave., Kingsley Ave. and Mound St., Wells Rd. and Blanding Blvd., Gary St. and Hendricks Ave., Prudential Dr. and I-95, SR 13 and I-295, and SR 13 and Old St. Augustine Rd. From these park-and-ride lots bus riders have access to eight bus route transfer points and two Automated Skyway Express (ASE) transfer stations. In addition, parking facilities are provided at the ASE terminal station.
Private/Public Parking Facility OperatorsRepresents major parking facilities in downtown areas, resort areas, airports, and other major travel destinations and transportation hubs. May also include park-and-ride facilities.
Payment Administration
Florida Statewide Tolling Customer Service CenterThis element represents a future, centralized, state-run tolling customer service center for the entire State of Florida. Tolling information would be sent from individual tolling plazas to this customer service center.
SunPass Customer Service CenterCustomer Service Centers (CSCs) for the SunPass electronic toll system, providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the electronic toll system.
Personal Information Access
Private Travelers Personal Computing DevicesE.g., cellular telephones, PDAs, and personal computers.
Remote Traveler Support
FDOT Motorist Notification SystemRepresents a system to notify motorists of traveler information.
Rest Areas/Visitor Centers/Service PlazasRest 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.
Transit Facility Security Monitoring SystemThe surveillance systems and emergency notification systems that can be used to improve security in transit terminals and other public areas.
Transit KiosksA 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 EquipmentThe places where travelers "catch the bus" and need schedule, transit service, and real-time arrival information to support their travel choices.
Roadway
Alachua County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment owned by Alachua County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Gainesville Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Gainesville, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Jacksonville Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by the Jacksonville, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Jacksonville Public Works Right-of-Way and Stormwater Maintenance Division Field EquipmentRepresents field equipment operated by the City of Jacksonville Public Works Right-of-Way and Stormwater Division, including RWIS and other weather-related sensors.
City of Palatka Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment (traffic controllers, detectors, traffic control devices, and driver information systems) operated by the City of Palatka that monitor and controls traffic.
City of St. Augustine Field EquipmentRepresents field equipment owned by the City of St. Augustine.
Clay County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Clay County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
County and Local Field EquipmentGeneric 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.
FDOT District 2 Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by that is owned and operated by FDOT to manage traffic on state roads and interstates in District 2. This includes vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, road weather information sensors, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Lake City Traffic Control EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Lake City, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Nassau County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Nassau County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Private Maintenance Work Zone EquipmentRepresents mobile traffic control and data sensor equipment, such as portable DMSs, CCTV cameras, and HARs, operated by private contractors for the benefit of government transportation agencies.
Putnam County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Putnam County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
St. Johns County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by St. Johns County, including traffic signals. The system is primarily controlled as isolated intersections operating on an actuated or pre-timed basis. However, there are small closed-loop systems operating in the historic downtown area of St. Augustine along the US 1 corridor and in the Ponte Vedra Beach area along the SR A1A corridor. All systems and all but one intersection have the ability to communicate with the County Public Works Department in St. Augustine.
University of Florida Field EquipmentRepresents field equipment owned by the University of Florida.
Roadway Payment
FDOT Express Lane Open Road Tolling EquipmentOn-the-road tolling equipment used to operate express lanes.
FTE SunPass Toll Collection SystemElectronic toll collection equipment, e.g., tag readers, toll both equipment, lane curtains, etc. operated by the Floridas Turnpike Enterprise.
Security Monitoring
FDOT District 2 Infrastructure Monitoring EquipmentInfrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 2 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
Transit Facility Security Monitoring SystemThe surveillance systems and emergency notification systems that can be used to improve security in transit terminals and other public areas.
Traffic Management
City of Jacksonville Sheriffs DispatchRepresents the sheriff dispatch operations operating in the city of Jacksonville and Duval County. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
City of Jacksonville Traffic Management CenterAlso dispatches traffic signal maintenance
City of Palatka Traffic Signal SystemThe traffic signal control and management system operated by the City of Palatka.
Clay County Signal Control SystemThis represents the signal control system that will operate in Clay County.
County and Local Traffic Control SystemsGeneric 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.
FDOT District 2 RTMCThis Regional Traffic Management Center (RTMC) manages ITS equipment on roadways and highways in FDOT District 2.
FDOT District 5 RTMCThe 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)
Gainesville Smart Traffic TMCThe Gainesville Smart Traffic TMC optimizes driving efficiency by monitoring and coordinating traffic signals in the City of Gainesville and Alachua County. In the near future, the Gainesville Smart Traffic TMC will operate a Freeway Management System in the region as well. The City of Gainesville Smart Traffic TMC is a joint venture between the City of Gainesville, Alachua County and the University of Florida.
Jacksonville Transportation CenterFuture, joint intermodal dispatch and communications center for the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Center will serve as a joint dispatch center for various agencies, including FDOT, FHP, Jacksonville Transit, Jacksonville Sheriffs department, Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Dispatch, and possibly Amtrak. A multimodal transportation center that is being studied. Conceptual plans show center incorporating the existing Automated Skyway Express Terminal Station and the Prime F. Osborne Convention Center. The site plan also makes provisions for future growth of the site to include expansion of the convention center, a parking garage, and possible private office, retail, and hotel facilities.
Lake City Traffic Signal Control SystemThe system that manages traffic signals in Lake City.
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
Nassau County Traffic Signal SystemRepresents the traffic signal system operated in Nassau County.
Other FDOT District TMCsRepresents FDOT TMCs in other districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT TMC to those in other districts.
Putnam County Traffic Signal SystemsRepresents the traffic signal system operated in Putnam County.
St. Johns County TMCThe transportation management system operated by St. Johns County.
Transit Management
City of Gainesville Regional Transit SystemThe passenger bus system that operates in Gainesville, Florida.
County Paratransit SystemsShuttle 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.
Inter-City Bus ServiceInter-city bus services that provide passenger bus service to and between cities in Florida.
Jacksonville MPO Ridematching SystemA potential system that would perform ridematching services for inhabitants of Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
Jacksonville Transit Fixed-Route SystemsThe Jacksonville Transportation Authority operates the City of Jacksonville mass transit system, which includes 217 buses. The bus system conveys over 12 million passengers annually with 43 local routes and eight express flyer routes.
Jacksonville Transit Paratransit SystemsThe Jacksonville Transportation Authority operates the City of Jacksonville paratransit system.
Jacksonville Transit Skyway Control CenterOperations control center for the JTA Skyway peoplemover system.
Jacksonville Transportation CenterFuture, joint intermodal dispatch and communications center for the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Center will serve as a joint dispatch center for various agencies, including FDOT, FHP, Jacksonville Transit, Jacksonville Sheriffs department, Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Dispatch, and possibly Amtrak. A multimodal transportation center that is being studied. Conceptual plans show center incorporating the existing Automated Skyway Express Terminal Station and the Prime F. Osborne Convention Center. The site plan also makes provisions for future growth of the site to include expansion of the convention center, a parking garage, and possible private office, retail, and hotel facilities.
Local TMA Transit SystemsRepresents generic local transportation management agencies providing transit service. These agencies provide operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property.
Local Transit Operator SystemsThis generic element represents smaller, local and municipal transit agencies providing fixed route and paratransit service in the region. This element also represents the systems that provide operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
Private Taxi DispatchDispatch function for private taxi providers. Used to supplement regional transit service, particularly paratransit.
School District Transportation DispatchRepresents 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.
Sunshine Bus Company DispatchRepresents the St. Johns County public transit system.
Transit Vehicle
County Paratransit VehiclesA generic element representing the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that do not operate on fixed routes or schedules, offering door to door service in the region. and are owned and operated by a County. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Gainesville Regional Paratransit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the bus paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Gainesville Transportation Services Division. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Gainesville Regional Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the bus transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Gainesville Regional Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Jacksonville Paratransit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the bus paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Jacksonville Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Jacksonville Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Jacksonville Transportation Authority. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
JTA Skyway VehiclesThese fully automated, fixed guideway vehicles currently provide service to downtown Jacksonville. When complete, these vehicles are expected to provide transportation alternatives to major facilities in the City of Jacksonville downtown area.
School District Transportation BusesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on school buses servicing the region. General ITS capabilities are included here, omitting fare management capabilities, but with increased emphasis on the positive identification of students on the buses.
Sunshine Bus Company VehiclesRepresents public transit vehicles for Sunshine Bus Company, operating in St. Johns County. Sunshine Bus Company Vehicles run fixed route, but may deviate up to a 1/4 mile from a route if requested by reservation.
Vehicle
Commercial VehiclePrivately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
VehiclesRepresents the ITS elements installed on private traveler vehicles.
Archived Data User Systems
Archived Data User SystemsUsers of archived data.
Private Sector Mayday/Concierge Service CenterPrivate sector services, such as GM OnStar, that provide emergency Mayday and a variety of other traveler convenience services to their clients.
Asset Management
County and Local Asset Management SystemsThis element represents asset management databases or systems operated by county or municipal agencies.
FDOT Asset Management SystemsDatabase systems used by FDOT to perform asset management.
Basic Commercial Vehicle
Commercial VehiclePrivately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Basic Vehicle
Commercial VehiclePrivately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Care Facility
Regional Medical CentersRegional hospitals and care facilities.
DMV
Florida DMV Licensing and Registration SystemVehicle registration systems of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. These systems provide commercial drivers licenses and vehicle registration in the State of Florida
Enforcement Agency
City of Jacksonville Sheriffs DispatchRepresents the sheriff dispatch operations operating in the city of Jacksonville and Duval County. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
County Sheriff DispatchGeneric element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
FDLE HeadquartersRepresents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FHP Regional DispatchRepresents the regional dispatch centers for the Florida Highway Patrol. The dispatch centers provide call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police DispatchGeneric element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Equipment Repair Facility
City of Jacksonville Motor PoolMotor garage for the maintenance of the City of Jacksonville's maintenance and construction vehicles.
County and Local Equipment Repair FacilityThis facility provides repair and maintenance services for county, local and municipal maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
FDOT District 2 Vehicle Repair FacilityThis facility provides repair and maintenance services for FDOT District 2 maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
Event Promoters
Local Venue Event Scheduling SystemThis 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.
Municipality Event Permit SystemsThis generic element represents the special permit offices and associated systems that provide permits for large public gatherings and special events in the region.
Financial Institution
Financial InstitutionsBanking and financial institutions used by ITS systems to perform various banking transactions (e.g., funds transfers, credit card account management).
Intermodal Freight Depot
JAXPORT Marine TerminalsMarine terminals at Blount Island, Talleyrand, and Dames Point (Future). In addition to the three JAXPORT Terminals, private port terminals in the study area account for approximately an additional 10 million tons of cargo annually. These private facilities are typically located in close proximity to the to the JAXPORT Terminals. The JAXPORT terminals are within an eight hour truck drive of 33 million consumers, including those in Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa/St. Petersburg, the four largest metropolitan areas in the region. JAXPORT is also at the foot of the land bridge connecting the Pacific with the east coasts of North and South America. The Jacksonville area has a strategic location at the southeastern-most corner of the U.S. rail, highway, and port crossroads.
Maintenance and Construction Administrative Systems
FDOT District 2 ConstructionThis system manages construction activities for FDOT District 2. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests.
Media
Newspapers, Radio, Television StationsThe numerous local media (newspaper, radio, television) stations.
Multimodal Crossings
County and Local Drawbridge SystemsMiami-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.
Multimodal Transportation Service Provider
Amtrak Passenger Train TerminalAmtrak passenger train terminals located in the State of Florida.
Gainesville Regional AirportThis airport supports both passenger (airline) operations and freight.
Inter-City Bus ServiceInter-city bus services that provide passenger bus service to and between cities in Florida.
Jacksonville International AirportThere are a total of two commercial and 22 general aviation airports located in FDOT District 2. The City of Jacksonville is actually served by three aviation facilities: Jacksonville International Airport (JIA), Craig Airport, and Herlong Airport. JIA provides the great majority of passenger and cargo air transportation for the region. Craig Airport and Herlong Airport both provide general aviation facilities for Jacksonville corporate and private aircraft.
JAXPORT Marine TerminalsMarine terminals at Blount Island, Talleyrand, and Dames Point (Future). In addition to the three JAXPORT Terminals, private port terminals in the study area account for approximately an additional 10 million tons of cargo annually. These private facilities are typically located in close proximity to the to the JAXPORT Terminals. The JAXPORT terminals are within an eight hour truck drive of 33 million consumers, including those in Atlanta, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa/St. Petersburg, the four largest metropolitan areas in the region. JAXPORT is also at the foot of the land bridge connecting the Pacific with the east coasts of North and South America. The Jacksonville area has a strategic location at the southeastern-most corner of the U.S. rail, highway, and port crossroads.
Northeast Florida Regional AirportRepresents the Northeast Florida Regional Airport, which serves St. John County and the City of St. Augustine.
Regional AirportsGeneral aviation and freight airports in the region.
St. Augustine PortsRepresents ports in St. Augustine.
Other Data Sources
Rail Operations CentersRepresents the operational control centers for heavy rail operators that serve Florida.
Other Emergency Management
911 Emergency Call CentersRepresents 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.
City of Jacksonville Department of Environmental ResourcesA department of the City of Jacksonville responsible for protecting the environment of Jacksonville and Duval County. Called to manage and assist in HAZMAT incidents.
City of Jacksonville Fire/Rescue DispatchFire and rescue dispatch center for the City of Jacksonville and Duval County. 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 EOCs/Warning PointsGeneric 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 DispatchGeneric 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 Sheriff DispatchGeneric element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
FDLE HeadquartersRepresents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT District 2 Emergency Operations CenterRepresents 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. Located in Lake City.
FDOT District 5 RTMCThe 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 Statewide Transportation EOC (TEOC)FDOT's Statewide Emergency Operations Center located in Tallahassee, which is staffed only during emergencies by representatives of all allied responding agencies.
FHP Regional DispatchRepresents the regional dispatch centers for the Florida Highway Patrol. The dispatch centers provide call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Florida DEP DispatchDispatch center for Florida DEP response vehicles. Primarily involved with HAZMAT incidents.
Florida Statewide EOC/Warning Point (SEOC)The state emergency operations center, located in Tallahassee that provides central command and control during major emergencies in the state of Florida. Serves as an information clearinghouse for disaster-related information. Includes a regional database containing the evacuation routes for the regional area. Includes basic primary and secondary route information.
Jacksonville Transportation CenterFuture, joint intermodal dispatch and communications center for the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Center will serve as a joint dispatch center for various agencies, including FDOT, FHP, Jacksonville Transit, Jacksonville Sheriffs department, Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Dispatch, and possibly Amtrak. A multimodal transportation center that is being studied. Conceptual plans show center incorporating the existing Automated Skyway Express Terminal Station and the Prime F. Osborne Convention Center. The site plan also makes provisions for future growth of the site to include expansion of the convention center, a parking garage, and possible private office, retail, and hotel facilities.
Local Fire/EMS DispatchGeneric element representing the local and municipal Fire Rescue and EMS dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police DispatchGeneric element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
Other FHP Regional DispatchesRepresents FHP Troops other than the one in a specific region. This element is used to identify interfaces from one FHP troop to another.
Other Public Safety Communications and Dispatch CentersThis 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.
Private Sector Mayday/Concierge Service CenterPrivate sector services, such as GM OnStar, that provide emergency Mayday and a variety of other traveler convenience services to their clients.
Private/Public Ambulance DispatchDispatch center for private/public ambulance service. Currently operating out of the county dispatch centers.
Regional Incident and Mutual Aid NetworkRegional Public Safety Communications Network.
School District Transportation DispatchRepresents 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.
US Coast Guard OfficeRepresents US Coast Guard Offices throughout the state.
Other MCM
County and City Public Information SystemGeneric 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 Roadway Maintenance and Construction SystemsGeneric element representing the road maintenance and construction systems operating in the region. This includes local, municipal and county maintenance departments.
FDOT District 2 ConstructionThis system manages construction activities for FDOT District 2. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests.
FDOT District 2 MaintenanceThis system manages maintenance activities for FDOT District 2. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests, and otherwise maintains FDOT-managed roads in District 2.
FDOT District 2 Public Information Office SystemsSystems operated by the public information office that provide long-range traveler information, such as road construction advisories, to the media, other organizations, and travelers in District 2. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
JTA Engineering DepartmentOne of its responsibilities is to manage and provide oversight over work zones.
Other County and City MaintenanceRepresents 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 and ConstructionRepresents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other FDOT Districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT Maintenance and Construction functions to those in other districts.
Private Maintenance and Construction DispatchRepresent private maintenance contractors responsible for maintaining ITS field equipment and other asset management inventories.
Private/ Public Utility Dispatch/SystemsRepresents the dispatch function for utility companies in the region.
Other Traffic Management
County and Local Traffic Control SystemsGeneric 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.
FDOT District 5 RTMCThe 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 Statewide ITS WAN/C2C InfrastructureRepresents the Center-to-Center (C2C) infrastructure, via the Statewide ITS Wide Area Network (WAN) that connects the Regional Transportation Management Centers (RTMCs) and Transportation Management Centers (TMCs) operated by FDOT in the State of Florida.
Jacksonville Transportation CenterFuture, joint intermodal dispatch and communications center for the Jacksonville Metropolitan Area. The Transportation Center will serve as a joint dispatch center for various agencies, including FDOT, FHP, Jacksonville Transit, Jacksonville Sheriffs department, Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Dispatch, and possibly Amtrak. A multimodal transportation center that is being studied. Conceptual plans show center incorporating the existing Automated Skyway Express Terminal Station and the Prime F. Osborne Convention Center. The site plan also makes provisions for future growth of the site to include expansion of the convention center, a parking garage, and possible private office, retail, and hotel facilities.
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
Other FDOT District TMCsRepresents FDOT TMCs in other districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT TMC to those in other districts.
Rail Operations
Rail Operations CentersRepresents the operational control centers for heavy rail operators that serve Florida.
Telecommunications System for Traveler Information
FDOT 511 SystemThis element represents the statewide aspects of the 511 system.
Traveler Card
Smart CardA card used by a traveler to pay for transportation-related services (e.g., parking fees, transit fares, traveler services).
Wayside Equipment
Railroad Operators Wayside EquipmentGrade crossing equipment operated by the railroads which provides driver warnings and notifies adjacent traffic control equipment of approaching trains.
Weather Service
National Hurricane Center Info. SystemThis system provides information to the public by issuing watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics.
National Weather ServiceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional field office.