FDOT District 2 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Stakeholders


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The FDOT District 2 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.
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 Jacksonville Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Jacksonville and Duval County.
City of Jacksonville Fire and Rescue The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, serving the City of Jacksonville and parts of Duval County.
City of Jacksonville Sheriffs Office Law enforcement provider for the City of Jacksonville and Duval County.
City of Jacksonville Traffic Engineering Division The Traffic Engineering Division of the Public Works Department is concerned with the safe and efficient movement of vehicles and pedestrians on the City of Jacksonville's transportation system as well as assisting in the planning of additions or upgrades to that system. This division is responsible for traffic engineering services, street markings and signs, traffic signals and other control devices in the City of Jacksonville. Responsibility includes the regulation and governing of both pedestrian and vehicular traffic through the use of traffic control devices.
City of Palatka Represents the municipal agencies and departments of the City of Palatka.
City of St. Augustine Represents the departments and divisions of the City of St. Augustine.
Clay County Public Works Traffic Control Division The Traffic Control Division is to maintain and install as needed, traffic signals, signs, road markings and lighting to the State of Florida Department of Transportation standards for all roadways, waterways, public parking lots, and recreational facilities of Clay 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.
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 Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged State of Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged (CTD). An independent commission housed administratively within the Florida Department of Transportation whose mission is to insure the availability of efficient, cost-effective, and quality transportation services for transportation disadvantaged persons.
FDOT D5/FHP A stakeholder group consisting of FDOT District 5 and FHP. Created for elements that are jointly operated by FDOT District 5 and FHP.
FDOT District 2 Represents Florida Department of Transportation District 2, Northeast Florida, which includes Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor, and Union counties.
FDOT District 5 Represents Florida Department of Transportation District 5, Central Florida, which includes the following counties: Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Marion, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Sumter, and Volusia.
Financial Institutions Financial and banking institutions that play a role in electronic payment financial transactions.
Florida Department of Environmental Protection The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the lead agency in state government for environmental management and stewardship. The department administers regulatory programs and issues permits for air, water and waste management.
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 Division of Emergency Management A division of the Florida Department of Community Affairs, the Florida Division of Emergency Management is responsible for ensuring that the State of Florida is prepared to respond to emergencies, recover from them, and mitigate their impacts.
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 Florida Department of Transportation Turnpike Enterprise Division, which manages and operates limited-access toll highways in the State of Florida, including the Florida Turnpike.
Gainesville MTPO The Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization (MTPO) is responsible for the continuing, comprehensive, and cooperative urban transportation planning program for the Gainesville Metropolitan Area. The area of planning responsibility for the MTPO does not include all of Alachua County, but rather the developed and developing portions in and around the City of Gainesville.
Gainesville Transportation Services Division The Transportation Services Division is responsible for the planning, design, operation and maintenance necessary to provide an effective and safe transportation network for vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic.
Gainesville-Alachua County Regional Airport Authority The overseeing body of airport management is the Gainesville-Alachua County Airport Authority (GACRAA) which consists of 9 members appointed by County, City, and State officials. The airport authority has a public responsibility to insure that Gainesville Regional Airport is managed in the most efficient manner to ultimately benefit the customers it serves.
Jacksonville Port Authority The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) owns and operates three public marine terminals and one passenger cruise terminal in Jacksonville Florida:
Jacksonville Transportation Authority The Jacksonville Transportation Authority, an independent state agency serving Duval County, has multi-modal responsibilities. JTA designs and constructs bridges and highways and provides varied mass transit services. These include express and regular bus service, a downtown Skyway monorail, the Trolley service, the Stadium Shuttle for various sporting events at ALLTEL Stadium, JTA Connexion for the disabled and elderly, and ChoiceRide that connects employers and employees to job access through customized transportation options.
Lake City Represents the agencies and departments of Lake City.
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 TMAs Local Transportation Management Agencies (TMAs) - Non-profit, public/private partnership established between businesses and local government to provide commuter information and services.
Local Transit Operators Represents generic public transit operators, agencies, and their systems.
Local Venue Promoters Local event promoters, such as arenas.
Nassau County Represents the agencies and departments of Nassau County
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Includes the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center.
North Florida TPO The North Florida Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) covers nearly 1,118 square miles which includes Duval County and major portions of St. Johns, Clay, and Nassau Counties. The North Florida TPO is responsible for transportation related air, noise, and water quality planning within the Jacksonville urbanized area; and the development of the transportation improvement plan, an annually updated unified planning work program; and the comprehensive transportation plan which includes consideration of long-range goals and transportation systems management measures.
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.
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 Maintenance Contractors Represents private companies hired by the public sector to provide roadway maintenance, ITS equipment maintenance or vehicle maintenance.
Private Parking Vendors Represents third party vendors that operate a parking system.
Private Sector ISPs Private traveler and transportation information service providers, including Mobility Technologies, SmartRoute Systems, Shadow Traffic, and Metro Traffic.
Private Taxi Operators Private companies providing taxi service.
Private Transit Operators Owner/operators of bus services, including private long-distance bus service, private shuttle services, and demand-responsive bus services
Private/ Public Utilities The companies (or public agencies) that provide various utilities such as electric, gas, water, telephone, and cable TV.
Private/Public Regional Medical Centers Hospital/trauma centers in the region.
Putnam County Represents the agencies and departments of Putnam County.
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 Transit Management Agencies Generic element representing transit management agencies and operators in the State of Florida.
St. Augustine - St. Johns County Airport Authority Represents the St. Augustine - St. Johns County Airport Authority, which operates the Northeast Florida Regional Airport.
St. Augustine Port, Waterway and Beach District Represents the St. Augustine Port, Waterway and Beach District, which operates ports in St. Augustine.
St. Johns County Council On The Aging Represents the St. Johns County Council on the Aging, which operates the public transit system in St. Johns County.
St. Johns County Traffic and Transportation Department The St. Johns County Traffic and Transportation Department provide for the safe and efficient traffic flow through county intersections, routes and roads.
St. Johns County/City of St. Augustine Represents a stakeholder group comprising the City of St. Augustine and St. Johns County.
State of Florida Represents the State of Florida
Travelers Represents the general public, including passengers and travelers.
University of Florida Represents the University of Florida in Gainesville
University of Maryland Represents the University of Maryland
US Coast Guard The United States Coast Guard.
US Department of Defense The United States Department of Defense (DoD) is responsible for providing the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States.