FDOT District 3 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Inventory by Entity


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The FDOT D3 ITS element inventory is made up of the transportation and communications centers, the field equipment, the vehicles, and the traveler systems in FDOT D3. 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 D3 stakeholder ITS element inventory by generic National ITS Architecture entity. This sorts FDOT D3 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
Apalachee RPC Traffic DatabaseThe Apalachee Regional Planning Council Traffic Database collects and archives traffic data, transit data, and land use data for 9 counties in FDOT District 3.
FDOT District 3 Regional Data ArchiveThe FDOT District 3 Regional Data Archive will archive county-level traffic data to a regional archive operated by FDOT District 3. In the future, archived traffic data may used to develop regional travel time information and archived data products may be shared to regional TMCs.
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 ArchivingRepresents data archiving for SunGuide systems. This could be a third party provider, such as the University of Maryland RITIS archive ,or a private company.
West Florida Regional Planning Council Transportation Data ArchiveThis system collects traffic data, land use data, crash data (includes both short and long form inputs in some counties), and inventory data for the region.
Commercial Vehicle
Commercial VehiclePrivately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Commercial Vehicle Administration
FDOT OS/OW Permit SystemState system that issues oversize and overweight permits for commercial vehicles. In the architecture, this system receive current road restrictions and provides information on permits that have been issued to improve highway safety and operating efficiency. Will be extended to provide this information to all patrol vehicles.
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.
Bay County Transit OperationsThe transit operations center provides coordinated transit service in Bay County. Operates a system of trolleys, a fixed-route bus system, and paratransit operations. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
City of Tallahassee/FDOT Regional Traffic Management CenterThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) manages the City of Tallahassee ATMS and the FDOT District 3 FMS in the eastern portion of FDOT District 3.
County EOCsGeneric 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.
ECAT Operations CenterThe transit operations center provides fixed route transit service in Escambia county, serving the city of Pensacola. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems. Also manages the UWF college routes/trolley service.
FDLE HeadquartersRepresents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT District 3 Chipley STMCThis Satellite Transportation Management Center (STMC) covers highway management and incident management capabilities for the central portion of FDOT District 3.
FDOT District 3 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.
FDOT District 3 Pensacola RTMCThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) operates a Freeway Management System (FMS) and a Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) covering the city of Pensacola, Escambia County, and Santa Rosa County.
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.
Local EOCsGeneric 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 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.
Mid Bay Bridge Authority Operations CenterRepresents the operations center for the Mid Bay Bridge
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
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.
StarMetro Transit SystemsThe transit operations center provides fixed route transit service in the city of Tallahassee and the surrounding area. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems.
Emergency Vehicle
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 Fire VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, and other fire apparatus.
County Sheriffs VehiclesGeneric element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county sheriff vehicles.
FDOT District 3 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 3.
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.
Emissions Management
Florida DEP Air Quality Management SystemThis planned system would be administered by the Department of Environmental Protection and monitor air quality so that surface transportation-related air quality issues can be studied and managed.
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
Bay County Traffic WebsiteThe Bay County Traffic Website provides traffic conditions and CCTV images to the traveling public.
City of Tallahassee Traveler Information WebsiteThis website will allow travelers and city personnel to view streaming video on a website. In the future, this may include road network conditions and DMS signs.
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.
D3SunGuide.comThis website is an extension of the Pensacola SunGuide Center, providing travel times, DMS messages, and steaming CCTV images to the traveling public.
EZRideRepresents the West Florida Regional Planning Council commuter assistance program. rideOn provides a number of free services for daily commuters including online Computerized Ridematching to help you identify potential carpoolers and vanpoolers with whom you can share your daily commute.
FDOT District 3 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 3. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
FDOT Statewide Public Information SystemSystems 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 the State. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories. This system also assists in the maintenance of all types of general public information about FDOT operations.
Florida 511This system provides real time traveler information to 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.
GoECAT.COMRepresents the traveler information website for Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT).
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.
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...
StarMetro WebsiteThe StarMetro provides transit traveler information to transit ridership in Tallahassee.
Maintenance and Construction Management
1-800-SunshineNotification center to inform owners of buried facilities of proposed digging. One-Call System
Bay County Transportation Management CenterThis Transportation Management Center manages the traffic network in Bay County.
City of Tallahassee Traffic Signal MaintenanceCity of Tallahassee Traffic Signal Maintenance monitors and maintains traffic signals in the City of Tallahassee, as well as signals or DOT, Leon County, FSU and two signals in Gadsden County.
City of Tallahassee/FDOT Regional Traffic Management CenterThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) manages the City of Tallahassee ATMS and the FDOT District 3 FMS in the eastern portion of FDOT District 3.
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 3 Chipley STMCThis Satellite Transportation Management Center (STMC) covers highway management and incident management capabilities for the central portion of FDOT District 3.
FDOT District 3 Construction and MaintenanceThis system manages construction and maintenance activities for FDOT District 3. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests, and otherwise maintains FDOT-managed roads in District 3.
FDOT District 3 Pensacola RTMCThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) operates a Freeway Management System (FMS) and a Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) covering the city of Pensacola, Escambia County, and Santa Rosa County.
FDOT District 3 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 3. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
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/ Public Utility Dispatch/SystemsRepresents the dispatch function for utility companies in the region.
West Florida Regional Planning CouncilThe West Florida Regional Planning Council collects and distributes maintenance and construction work zone information in the West Florida 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 3 Maintenance VehiclesRepresents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 3.
Parking Management
City of Tallahassee Parking Management SystemRepresents a smart parking meter management system in the City of Tallahassee. The system may be operated by the City of Tallahassee, or could be operated by a private vendor.
Escambia County Parking Management SystemRepresents a regional parking management system in Escambia County that combines private and public parking facilities in urban and beach areas of Escambia County. This system represents an integrated solution for beach parking that combines parking information, reservations, and transit solutions to allow integrated operation of beach parking and the ability for travelers to park remotely and access the beach using transit.
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.
Payment Administration
County and Local Toll Customer Service CentersA customer service center providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the local electronic toll systems which may not included in the SunPass network.
Florida Statewide Tolling Customer Service CenterThis 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.
Santa Rosa Island Authority Customer Service CenterCustomer Service Center for the Santa Rosa Island Authority, providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the electronic toll system.
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 Aid Call BoxesIn the State of Florida, call boxes have four buttons (Service, Medical, Police, and Cancel) which allow the user to indicate the type of issue they have encountered.
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
Bay County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Bay County in the cities and towns within Bay County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Gulf Breeze Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Gulf Breeze, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Milton Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Milton, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Pensacola Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Pensacola, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Tallahassee Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by City of Tallahassee, 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.
Escambia County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Escambia County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
FDOT District 3 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 3. This includes vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, road weather information sensors, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Florida DEP Air Quality SensorsRepresents field equipment used to monitor and collect air emissions.
Mid Bay Bridge Field EquipmentRepresents field equipment, such as CCTV and traffic detectors, operating on and at the approaches to the Mid Bay Bridge.
Okaloosa County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Okaloosa County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic. This includes devices within the jurisdiction of cities within the county (e.g., Fort Walton Beach) and devices that are actually within the jurisdiction of the county.
Santa Rosa County Field EquipmentRepresents the ITS field equipment operated by Santa Rosa County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Roadway Payment
County and Local Toll Collection SystemsElectronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. operated by County and Local Toll Collection Systems, which may not be part of the SunPass system.
Escambia County Bridge Toll SystemsThis electronic toll collection system operates in toll plazas on the Escambia County bridge.
FTE Sunpass Toll Collection SystemElectronic toll collection roadway equipment. e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
Santa Rosa Island Authority Toll Collection SystemsElectronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. operated by the Santa Rosa Island Authority.
Security Monitoring
FDOT District 3 Infrastructure Monitoring EquipmentInfrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 3 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
Mid Bay Bridge Authority Infrastructure Monitoring EquipmentRepresents infrastructure monitoring equipment, such as cameras and sensors, to monitor restricted areas and foundations for the Mid Bay Bridge.
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
Bay County Transportation Management CenterThis Transportation Management Center manages the traffic network in Bay County.
Bob Sikes Bridge Operations CenterRepresents a future operations center for the Bob Sikes Bridge.
City of Gulf Breeze Traffic Management CenterTraffic Management Center managing traffic on US-98 and bridges, such as the Pensacola Bay Bridge, in the City of Gulf Breeze.
City of Pensacola Traffic Operations CenterThis staffed operations center controls traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for the City of Pensacola.
City of Tallahassee Traffic Signal MaintenanceCity of Tallahassee Traffic Signal Maintenance monitors and maintains traffic signals in the City of Tallahassee, as well as signals or DOT, Leon County, FSU and two signals in Gadsden County.
City of Tallahassee/FDOT Regional Traffic Management CenterThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) manages the City of Tallahassee ATMS and the FDOT District 3 FMS in the eastern portion of FDOT District 3.
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.
Escambia County Traffic Management CenterThis staffed operational center controls traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for Escambia County.
FDOT District 3 Chipley STMCThis Satellite Transportation Management Center (STMC) covers highway management and incident management capabilities for the central portion of FDOT District 3.
FDOT District 3 Pensacola RTMCThis Regional Transportation Management Center (RTMC) operates a Freeway Management System (FMS) and a Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) covering the city of Pensacola, Escambia County, and Santa Rosa County.
FDOT Rural ITS DeploymentThis network connects all County TMCs in FDOT District 3, as well as all FDOT District 3 TMCs.
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.
FTE Sunpass Toll Collection SystemElectronic toll collection roadway equipment. e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
Garcon Point Bridge Operations CenterRepresents a future operations center for the Garcon Point Bridge.
Mid Bay Bridge Authority Operations CenterRepresents the operations center for the Mid Bay Bridge
Military Base Operations CenterRepresents the operations center in Military Bases in the region.
Okaloosa County Area Wide TMCThis staffed transportation management center (TMC) will control traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for both unincorporated and incorporated Okaloosa County, including Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Cinco Bayou, Shalimar, Destin, Niceville, Valparaiso, and Crestview. When completed, this TMC will integrate all traffic management, including signals, cameras, and sensors, to a single operational point with a video wall.
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.
Port of PensacolaMarine terminals located in the City of Pensacola.
Transit Management
Bay County Transit OperationsThe transit operations center provides coordinated transit service in Bay County. Operates a system of trolleys, a fixed-route bus system, and paratransit operations. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
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.
ECAT Operations CenterThe transit operations center provides fixed route transit service in Escambia county, serving the city of Pensacola. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems. Also manages the UWF college routes/trolley service.
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.
Okaloosa County Transit OperationsThe transit operations center provides coordinated transit service in Okaloosa county. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
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.
StarMetro Demand Responsive Transit SystemsThe transit operations center provides demand-responsive transit service in the city of Tallahassee and the surrounding area. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems.
StarMetro Transit SystemsThe transit operations center provides fixed route transit service in the city of Tallahassee and the surrounding area. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems.
Transit Vehicle
Bay County Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Bay County Transit. These vehicles include fixed-route vehicles, trolleys, and paratransit vehicles. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
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.
ECAT Buses and TrolleysRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Escambia County Area Transit. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Local Transit Operators VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the local transit agencies. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Okaloosa County Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated Okaloosa County. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
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.
StarMetro Demand Responsive Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the demand-responsive transit vehicles that are owned and operated by StarMetro. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
StarMetro Transit VehiclesRepresents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route transit vehicles that are owned and operated by StarMetro. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
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 provides commercial driver's license and vehicle registration in the State of Florida.
Enforcement Agency
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
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 3 Equipment Repair FacilityThis facility provides repair and maintenance services for FDOT District 3maintenance 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
Air Freight TerminalsRepresents regional air freight terminals.
Port of Panama CityMarine terminals located in Panama City.
Port of PensacolaMarine terminals located in the City of Pensacola.
Port St. JoeMarine terminals located in St. Joe.
Rail Intermodal TerminalsRepresents intermodal rail terminals used to transfer freight between commercial vehicles and rail.
Media
Newspapers, Radio, Television StationsThe numerous local media (newspaper, radio, television) stations.
Traveler Info. Radio Network StationsThese radio stations provide drivers with information about current traffic and roadway conditions.
Multimodal Transportation Service Provider
Amtrak Passenger Train TerminalAmtrak passenger train terminals located in the State of Florida.
Okaloosa Regional AirportThis regional airport provides passenger and air freight service to Okaloosa County.
Panama City - Bay County International AirportThis regional airport serves the Bay County region between Pensacola and Tallahassee.
Pensacola Bay Passenger FerryThis ferry system would provide an alternative for travelers to move between the islands and the mainland in Pensacola.
Pensacola Regional AirportThe major regional airport serving the city of Pensacola and the surrounding area.
Regional AirportsGeneral aviation and freight airports in the region.
Tallahassee Regional AirportThis regional airport provides passenger and air freight service to the Tallahassee region.
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.
Bay County Transit OperationsThe transit operations center provides coordinated transit service in Bay County. Operates a system of trolleys, a fixed-route bus system, and paratransit operations. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit agency.
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.
ECAT Operations CenterThe transit operations center provides fixed route transit service in Escambia county, serving the city of Pensacola. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. This element spans distinct central dispatch and garage management systems. Also manages the UWF college routes/trolley service.
FDLE HeadquartersRepresents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT District 3 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.
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.
Local EOCsGeneric 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 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.
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.
Other MCM
1-800-SunshineNotification center to inform owners of buried facilities of proposed digging. One-Call System
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 3 Construction and MaintenanceThis system manages construction and maintenance activities for FDOT District 3. It schedules and coordinates road closures, responds to routine and emergency road construction and maintenance requests, and otherwise maintains FDOT-managed roads in District 3.
FDOT District 3 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 3. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
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/ Public Utility Dispatch/SystemsRepresents the dispatch function for utility companies in the region.
Other Traffic Management
Bay County Transportation Management CenterThis Transportation Management Center manages the traffic network in Bay County.
Bob Sikes Bridge Operations CenterRepresents a future operations center for the Bob Sikes Bridge.
City of Pensacola Traffic Operations CenterThis staffed operations center controls traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for the City of Pensacola.
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.
Escambia County Traffic Management CenterThis staffed operational center controls traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for Escambia County.
FDOT Rural ITS DeploymentThis network connects all County TMCs in FDOT District 3, as well as all FDOT District 3 TMCs.
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.
FTE Sunpass Toll Collection SystemElectronic toll collection roadway equipment. e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
Garcon Point Bridge Operations CenterRepresents a future operations center for the Garcon Point Bridge.
Mid Bay Bridge Authority Operations CenterRepresents the operations center for the Mid Bay Bridge
Okaloosa County Area Wide TMCThis staffed transportation management center (TMC) will control traffic signals and other associated traffic management devices for both unincorporated and incorporated Okaloosa County, including Fort Walton Beach, Mary Esther, Cinco Bayou, Shalimar, Destin, Niceville, Valparaiso, and Crestview. When completed, this TMC will integrate all traffic management, including signals, cameras, and sensors, to a single operational point with a video wall.
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.
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.