FDOT District 4 & 6 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Inventory


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Many stakeholders develop, operate, or maintain ITS elements in the FDOT D4 and D6 region. The ITS Architecture inventory is an alphabetical listing of the stakeholder ITS elements. Each ITS element is hotlinked to a page with specific details for that ITS element.

ElementDescription
911 Emergency Call Centers Represents the various county and local call taker systems that handle 911 calls. This includes the FHP, county sheriffs, and many local police call taker systems. It also includes E911 systems.
All Aboard Florida Rail Operations Represents the future rail operations center for All Aboard Florida.
All Aboard Florida Vehicles Represents the trains operated by All Aboard Florida.
Amtrak Passenger Train Terminal Amtrak passenger train terminals located in the State of Florida.
Archived Data User Systems Users of archived data.
BCT Bus Maintenance Centers Represents the bus maintenance centers for Broward County Transit.
BCT Fixed Route Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Broward County. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
BCT Supervisor and Maintenance Vehicles Represents supervisor and maintenance vehicles operated by Broward County Transit.
BCT Transit Systems The transit operations center that provides fixed route transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. Also represents other related transit systems, including transit security systems, and the fare management systems.
Broward 211 Trip Planner One stop shop for intermodal trip planning in Broward County.
Broward County Bike Share The Broward County Bike Share integrates bicycle location and status information into the Broward County Transit AVL system.
Broward County Downtown Multimodal Facility Represents the Fort Lauderdale downtown multimodal facility operated by Broward County Transit. This facility connects the Wave Streetcar, BCT Buses, and other regional rail lines.
Broward County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Broward County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Broward County Intermodal Center Future intermodal transportation center in Broward County. Will include transfers to Broward County Transit System, Amtrak, SFRTA Commuter Rail, and Miami-Dade Transit Metrobus.
Broward County TMC This transportation management center maintains ITS operations in Broward County. It is co-located with the FDOT District 4 SunGuide system which operates along I-95.
Broward County TOPS Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the paratransit vehicles that are owned and operated by Broward County.
Broward County TOPS Systems Dispatch center of transportation services for Transportation Disadvantaged persons in Broward County. Operates a paratransit service for the purpose of delivering transportation services to individuals who, due to a functional disability (physical, cognitive, other), are unable to access or use the public transportation system. Broward County's paratransit system is called TOPS, for the many Transportation Options available.
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 Boca Raton TMC This traffic management center provides signal control in the City of Boca Raton.
City of Boca Raton Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by City of Boca Raton, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Boca Raton Traveler Information Website Represents a planned traveler information website operated by the City of Boca Raton. This website will eventually provide traveler information to the public, including CCTV images and travel times.
City of Fort Pierce Engineering Department Traffic Control Represents the traffic control capabilities for the City of Fort Pierce.
City of Fort Pierce Field Equipment Represents field equipment operated by the City of Fort Pierce, including traffic signals, traffic detectors and cameras.
City of Miami Beach Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Miami Beach.
City of Miami Beach Parking Management System Represents the City of Miami Beach parking management system.
City of Miami Beach TMC Represents the traffic management center for the City of Miami Beach
City of Port St. Lucie Field Equipment Represents field equipment operated by the City of Port St. Lucie, including traffic signals, CCTV and detectors.
City of Port St. Lucie Traffic Operations Represents the Traffic Operations capabilities for the City of Port St. Lucie, including traffic signal monitoring and control and traffic surveillance.
Commercial Vehicle Privately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Commuter Services Info. Systems (Ride Matching) Commuter Services provides traveler information services including a 24-hour call center, corporate carpool and vanpool programs, tri-county transit information, on-site rideshare promotions and displays, computerized rideshare matching, and an Emergency Ride Home program. Commuter Services works jointly with employers to set up transportation and parking programs, provide confidential employee commute analysis, and training.
County and City PWD Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance vehicles operated by county or city maintenance organizations.
County and City Roadway Maintenance and Construction Systems Generic element representing the road maintenance and construction systems operating in the region. This includes local, municipal and county maintenance departments.
County and Local Asset Management Systems This element represents asset management databases or systems operated by county or municipal agencies.
County and Local Drawbridge Systems Miami-based US Coast Guard determines schedule for bridge openings and closings based on marine traffic and weather conditions. Marine traffic receives information from the Coast Guard on bridge schedules. Bridge tenders working for the county and local agencies actually control the raising and lowering of the bridges. Transponders that provide bridge status information (none currently implemented) would provide this information directly to the county and local operating agencies.
County and Local Equipment Repair Facility This facility provides repair and maintenance services for county, local and municipal maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
County and Local Field Equipment Generic element representing smaller county and local ITS roadside field equipment not specifically enumerated in other inventory elements. This suggests that these traffic signal systems that are widely scattered through the district should be integrated in a consistent fashion, when circumstances require. ITS field equipment may include traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
County and Local Traffic Control Systems Generic element representing county and municipal traffic signal control systems. These systems control traffic signals and manage other ITS traffic management devices, such as dynamic message signs, and CCTV cameras.
County Court System Generic element representing the various court systems used to seek restitution from toll violators.
County Emergency Broadcast Systems Generic element representing information systems used to disseminate emergency information, including evacuation routes. Such systems may include sirens, telephone numbers and web sites.
County EOCs/Warning Points Generic element representing county emergency operation centers (EOCs). The county EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around the county. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal. Recovery planning and financial assistance from the State of Florida and FEMA are established through the EOC.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Dispatch Generic element representing county fire and rescue dispatch centers. In some counties, this may include dispatching volunteer departments and EMS. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions. Note that there are multiple fire districts in some counties. In these cases, there is an overall county-wide dispatch operation that dispatches ambulances and other assets and independent dispatch operations for each of the other districts in the county.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other rescue vehicles.
County Sheriff Dispatch Generic element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
County Sheriffs Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county sheriff vehicles.
EASY Card Electronic fare card for fare payment on the Miami-Dade Transit Agency system.
EASY Card Fare Reconciliation Clearinghouse A regional clearinghouse for Southeast Florida to reconcile EASY Card Payments.
FDLE Headquarters Represents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT Asset Management Systems Database systems used by FDOT to perform asset management.
FDOT Central Maintenance One Stop Permitting System his permitting system allows contractors to submit applications for permits.
FDOT CV Parking Management System Represents the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Parking Management System for the State of Florida. This system determines parking availability at CV parking facilities and communicates this information downstream to commercial vehicle operators.
FDOT D6 Pompano Backup TMC Represents the FDOT District 6 Backup TMC, located at the FTE Pompano facility.
FDOT District 4 Arterial Management System Represents the arterial management system operated at the FDOT District 4 RTMC.
FDOT District 4 Equipment Repair Facility This facility provides repair and maintenance services for FDOT District 4 maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
FDOT District 4 Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment that operates in FDOT District 4, including vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
FDOT District 4 FMS Represents the Freeway Management System operated at the FDOT District 4 RTMC.
FDOT District 4 I-595 FMS Represents the FDOT District 4 I-595 Freeway Management System operated at the FDOT District 4 RTMC
FDOT District 4 Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 4 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
FDOT District 4 ITS Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for ITS devices for FDOT District 4. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the ITS equipment owned by the FDOT District 4.
FDOT District 4 Maintenance Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 4. This may include vehicles currently operated or owned by private contractors but used for FDOT projects.
FDOT District 4 Palm Beach TMC The FDOT District 4 Palm Beach TMC serves as a backup facility in Palm Beach County for the FDOT District 4 RTMC.
FDOT District 4 Public Information Office Systems Systems 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 4. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
FDOT District 4 Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that provide roadside assistance to individuals traveling on FDOT District 4 highways.
FDOT District 4 TIMSO The FDOT District 4 Traffic Incident Management Support Office (TIMSO) is located in Fort Pierce and is a back-up TMC to the FDOT District 4 RTMC in situations where the Broward RTMC is not able to be used.
FDOT District 5 RTMC The FDOT District 5 RTMC, located in Central Florida, is responsible for distributing AMBER, Silver and LEO alerts to other FDOT District TMCs.
FDOT District 6 Equipment Repair Facility This facility provides repair and maintenance services for FDOT District 6 maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
FDOT District 6 Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 6 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
FDOT District 6 Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for FDOT District 6. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the FDOT District 6.
FDOT District 6 Maintenance Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 6. This may include vehicles currently operated or owned by private contractors but used for FDOT projects.
FDOT District 6 Public Information Office Systems Systems 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 6. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
FDOT District 6 Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that provide roadside assistance to individuals traveling on highways in FDOT District 6.
FDOT District 6 SunGuide Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment that operates on I-95 (Sunguide) in Miami-Dade county, including vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
FDOT District 6 SunGuide Transportation Management Center This facility operates the SunGuide system along I-95 in Miami-Dade County.
FDOT Drawbridge Systems Miami-based US Coast Guard determines schedule for bridge openings and closings based on marine traffic and weather conditions. Marine traffic receives information from the Coast Guard on bridge schedules. Bridge tenders working for FDOT Districts and Counties 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 FDOT District Office and other operating agencies.
FDOT Scales and Inspection Facilities (Incl. ASPEN) Includes static scales and weigh-in-motion facilities that are or will be equipped with ITS electronic clearance and safety inspection equipment. These facilities also provide a haven for rest for commercial vehicle drivers. Florida motor carrier inspectors at the roadside use the Aspen system. Driver / Vehicle safety Inspection software improves the entire inspection process by providing roadside access to various safety performance information including, the last recent inspection results, the driver's CDL status and the safety performance and past safety problems of the carrier. ASPEN can be seen as an intelligent assistant which ensures complete and accurate data collection at the roadside. Inspectors select applicable violations from lists of possible citations and add descriptive notes as needed. The program is highly customizable for use by different States. ASPEN prints an inspection report on site which is given to the driver. A copy also can be faxed to carrier management.
FDOT Statewide ITS WAN/C2C Infrastructure Represents the Center-to-Center (C2C) infrastructure, via the Statewide ITS Wide Area Network (WAN) that connects the Regional Transportation Management Centers (RTMCs) and Transportation Management Centers (TMCs) operated by FDOT in the State of Florida
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 Dispatch Represents the regional dispatch centers for the Florida Highway Patrol. The dispatch centers provide call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Financial Institutions Banking and financial institutions used by ITS systems to perform various banking transactions (e.g., funds transfers, credit card account management).
Florida 511 Represents the statewide advanced traveler information system.
Florida DMV Licensing and Registration System Vehicle registration systems of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. These systems provides commercial driver's license and vehicle registration in the State of Florida.
Florida Fare Management System Represents a future, common, back-end fare management system for the State of Florida.
Florida Highway Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that are owned by the state and operated by the Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida Human Service Agencies Represents 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.
Florida State Fire Marshal Represents the Division of State Fire Marshal is located within the Department of Financial Services.
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.
Florida Statewide Tolling Customer Service Center This future element represents a centralized, state-managed customer service center for tolling. Tolling information would be sent from individual toll plazas to this customer service center.
Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport This airport supports both passenger (airline) operations and freight.
FTE Data Collection Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise including vehicle detectors and CCTV cameras to monitor traffic. Includes mobile CCTVs (van-mounted).
FTE EOC Represent the FDOT Turnpike Enterprise Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
FTE Maintenance and Construction Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT Turnpike Enterprise. This may include vehicles currently operated or owned by private contractors but used for FTE projects.
FTE Operations Center (Pompano) This regional TMC will manage FDOT Turnpike Enterprise operations in South Florida and will be staffed by both FDOT Turnpike Enterprise and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
FTE SunPass Toll Collection System Electronic toll collection equipment, e.g., tag readers, toll both equipment, lane curtains, etc. operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
Indian River County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Indian River County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Indian River County TMC This represents the traffic management center operated in Indian River County.
Indian River GoLine / Community Coach Systems The transit operations center that provides fixed route and demand responsive transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property.
Indian River GoLine / Community Coach Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Indian River County. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Inter-City Bus Service Inter-city bus services that provide passenger bus service to and between cities in Florida.
Local Agency Traveler Information System Generic element representing the traveler information systems that are operated by local governments and agencies. They provide real-time and planned traveler information in the region through a variety of methods, including web sites, interactive telephone systems, pagers, etc.
Local EOCs Generic element representing municipal and local emergency operation centers (EOCs). The Local EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around a metropolitan area. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal.
Local Fire/EMS Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal Fire Rescue and EMS dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Fire/EMS Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the fire trucks, fire apparatus, EMS vehicles and other vehicles operated by local and municipal fire departments.
Local Police Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard local and municipal police vehicles.
Local TMA Transit Systems Represents generic local transportation management agencies providing transit service. These agencies provide operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property.
Local TMA Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by local transportation management agencies. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Local Transit Operator Systems This 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.
Local Transit Operators Vehicles Represents 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.
Local Venue Event Scheduling System This general system represents the convention centers, music centers, sporting facilities and other venues that regularly host events that impact traffic. Specific examples in the Southeast Florida region include the Pompano Beach Harness Track, the Gulfstream Race Track, Thomas J. White Stadium, Lockhart Stadium, and the Heron Bay Country Club. Major venues for professional sports teams (e.g., American Airlines Arena and National Car Rental Center) are specifically identified by other elements in this regional architecture.
Martin County ATMS This represents the advanced traffic management system operated in Martin County.
Martin County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Martin County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Martin County Transit Systems The transit operations center that provides demand-responsive transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. Also represents other related transit systems, including transit security systems, and the fare management systems. In the future, Martin County will also run fixed-route service.
Martin County Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Martin County. Capabilities include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
MDX Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
MDX MIAMS MDX Inventory and Asset Management Systems (MIAMS)
MDX Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that provide roadside assistance to individuals traveling on MDX corridors..
MDX Roadway Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for MDX (Miami-Dade Expressway Authority). Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.
MDX Roadway Maintenance Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.
MDX TMC This facility maintains ITS operations along the Miami-Dade Expressway and is co-located with the FDOT District 6 RTMC.
MDX Toll Collection System (MTS) Electronic toll collection roadway equipment. E.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc. operated by the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.
MDX Violations Processing Center The Violations Processing Center for the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority.
Miami Intermodal Center Intermodal parking and transit center operated by FDOT District 6.
Miami International Airport This airport supports both passenger (airline) operations and freight.
Miami Parking Authority Parking Management Represents Parking Management Systems operated by the Miami Parking Authority
Miami-Dade Asset Management System Represents the asset management and maintenance trouble ticket system for Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County Maintenance Represents the roadway maintenance functions for Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade County Website Miami-Dade County Website. Include transit traveler information.
Miami-Dade Traffic Control Center The traffic control system that is owned and operated by Miami-Dade County.
Miami-Dade Traffic Control Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Miami-Dade County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Miami-Dade Transit Control Center The transit operations center that provides a centralized transit control center for all Miami-Dade Metrobus, Metromover and Metrorail. Each system has a separate section of the control center, but all are co-located.
Miami-Dade Transit Metrobuses Represents the ITS equipment installed on the bus transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Transit Agency. Capabilities include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Miami-Dade Transit Metromover Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the peoplemover transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Transit Agency. Capabilities include passenger counting, and transit scheduling.
Miami-Dade Transit Metrorail Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the rail transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Transit Agency. Capabilities include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Miami-Dade Transit Special Transportation Services Dispatch A passenger transit service for handicapped individuals that operates in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
Miami-Dade Transit Special Transportation Services Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by the Miami-Dade Transit Special Transportation Services & Paratransit systems. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
Municipality Event Permit Systems This generic element represents the special permit offices and associated systems that provide permits for large public gatherings and special events in the region.
National Hurricane Center Info. System This system provides information to the public by issuing watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics.
National Weather Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional field office.
Newspapers, Radio, Television Stations The numerous local media (newspaper, radio, television) stations.
Other County and City Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other counties. This element is used to define the interface from the region's public works departments to those in other districts.
Other FDOT District Maintenance and Construction Represents 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.
Other FDOT District TMCs Represents FDOT TMCs in other districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT TMC to those in other districts.
Other FHP Regional Dispatches Represents 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 Centers This element represents the connection to other state (FHP and FDLE), County (Sheriff and Fire Rescue), and Local (municipal police and fire departments) law enforcement, fire, and EMS call taker and dispatch centers. It may include campus law enforcement providers, volunteer fire/rescue departments, federal law enforcement agencies, federal homeland security agencies, and other centers established for major incidents. This element is used in the architecture to show a consistent interface for the exchange of data between public safety systems that supports incident notification, hand-offs, resource coordination, and incident response coordination. Communication between these centers uses a mesh topology - any emergency management center can communicate directly with any other emergency management center. Note that this element also represents interfaces to emergency management centers in adjacent jurisdictions that also coordinate during major incidents.
Palm Beach County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Palm Beach County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Palm Beach County TMC This traffic management center maintains ITS operations in Palm Beach County and is co-located with an instance of the FDOT District 4 SunGuide System.
Palm Beach County Traffic Information Website Represents a future traffic information website for Palm Beach County that will distribute CCTV images to the traveling public.
Palm Beach International Airport This airport supports both passenger (airline) operations and freight.
Palm Tran Customer Information Services Palm Tran traveler information systems. Includes interactive voice response telephone systems and interactive websites.
Palm Tran Transit Systems The transit operations center providing transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. Also represents other related transit systems, including transit security systems, and the fare management systems.
Palm Tran Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the fixed-route and demand-responsive transit vehicles that are owned and operated by Palm Tran. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
POMT Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment that operates in the Port of Miami Tunnel. The equipment includes AM/FM Rebroadcast, barrier gates, CCTV, DMS, emissions sensors, HAR, LUS, portal traffic closure signals, traffic detectors, and VIDS, to control and monitor traffic.
POMT Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by POMT to monitor and protect the Port of Miami Tunnel infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
POMT Maintenance Maintenance and construction management for the Port of Miami Tunnel.
POMT Maintenance Vehicles Maintenance vehicles owned and operated by POMT.
POMT Motorist Call Boxes Emergency call boxes located within the Port of Miami Tunnel.
POMT Operations Control Center Operations Control Center for the POMT owned and operated by POMT. The POMT Operations Control Center controls ITS equipment for traffic operations in the POMT, including AM/FM Rebroadcast, barrier gates, CCTV, DMS, emissions sensors, HAR, lane use signals, portal traffic closure signals, traffic detectors, and VIDS, to control and monitor traffic.
POMT Website Represents the existing transportation-related web pages that are sponsored and maintained by MAT. These webpages present traffic information to the traveling public, including real-time traffic information, and construction-related information.
Port Everglades This port supports both passenger (cruise) ship operations and freight.
Port of Miami This port supports both passenger (cruise) ship operations and freight.
Port of Miami Credentialing Office Port terminal back office credentialing systems.
Port of Miami Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Port of Miami, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Port of Miami Law Enforcement Law enforcement provider for the Port of Miami.
Port of Miami Operations Center Represents central systems used for the operation of the Port of Miami.
Port of Miami Terminal Access Equipment Field equipment used for automated vehicle identification to allow access into or leaving the Port of Miami. Functions performed may include credential checking, roadside safety inspections, and weigh-in-motion using two-way data exchange.
Port of Miami Traveler Information System Represents the traveler information systems that is operated by the Port of Miami. They provide real-time and planned traveler information within the Port of Miami through a variety of methods, including web sites, interactive telephone systems, customer information display systems, pagers, etc.
Port of Palm Beach The port of Palm Beach is principally used for intermodal freight operations.
Private Fleet Vehicle Dispatch Systems Charter bus fleets, major truck fleet operators, taxi services, limo services, etc. that operate in Florida. Note that the dispatch may actually be outside the state.
Private Sector Traveler Information Services Private Information Service Providers of traveler information. e.g. SmartGuide, SmartRoutes, Shadow Traffic, MetroNetworks, TraffiCenter, etc...
Private Taxi Dispatch Dispatch function for private taxi providers. Used to supplement regional transit service, particularly paratransit.
Private Tow Wrecker Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard privately owned tow or wrecker vehicles.
Private Tow Wreckers Dispatch Dispatch function for privately owned tow or wrecker service.
Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices E.g., cellular telephones, PDAs, and personal computers.
Private/Public Ambulance Dispatch Dispatch center for private/public ambulance service. Currently operating out of the county dispatch centers.
Private/Public Ambulance Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard private/public ambulances. These emergency medical services vehicles are part of an rapid and effective response to highway incidents that include injuries.
Private/Public Parking Facility Operators Represents major parking facilities in downtown areas, resort areas, airports, and other major travel destinations and transportation hubs. May also include park-and-ride facilities.
Rail Operations Centers Represents the operational control centers for heavy rail operators that serve Florida.
Railroad Operators Wayside Equipment Grade crossing equipment operated by the railroads which provides driver warnings and notifies adjacent traffic control equipment of approaching trains.
Regional Airports General aviation and freight airports in the region.
Regional HAZMAT Team Represents regional HAZMAT response teams. May consist of local, county and/or FDOT public safety responders.
Regional Incident and Mutual Aid Network Regional Public Safety Communications Network.
Regional ITS Data Warehouse The Regional ITS Data Warehouse will collect and archive traffic operational data for the district/region. There is a separate regional data warehouse for each FDOT district/region. This data warehouse could be a virtual data warehouse.
Regional Medical Centers Regional hospitals and care facilities.
Rest Areas/Visitor Centers/Service Plazas Rest areas and visitor centers with varied amenities owned, operated or managed by FDOT. Tourist information, emergency evacuation information, and general traffic information could be provided in the future.
School District Transportation Buses Represents 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.
School District Transportation Dispatch Represents the dispatch systems that manage school bus fleets. General ITS capabilities are included here, omitting fare management capabilities, but with increased emphasis on vehicle location and status tracking, associated security and safety systems, and the positive identification of students on the buses.
School District Transportation Web Site Web pages containing school bus information, including routes and schedules. In the future, may include real-time bus locations, status, and other school district transportation system status to parents, students, and school district employees
SFRTA Commuter Bus Represents SFRTA commuter bus vehicles. These vehicles are owned, operated, and dispatched by private contractors to SFRTA.
SFRTA Commuter Rail System Operates a commuter rail service (Tri-Rail) in the tri-county area of Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties. The system provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. Also represents other related transit systems, including transit security systems and fare management systems.
SFRTA Commuter Rail Wayside Equipment Grade crossing equipment operated by the Tri-Rail Commuter Rail System, which provides driver warnings and notifies adjacent traffic control equipment of approaching trains.
SFRTA Commuter Trains Represents the ITS equipment installed on the commuter rail transit vehicles that are owned and operated by South Florida Regional Transportation Authority. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
SFRTA Web Site Web pages with transit information for the Tri-Rail system. This includes railroad schedules, fare information, route diversions, and transit incidents.
Smart Card A card used by a traveler to pay for transportation-related services (e.g., parking fees, transit fares, traveler services).
South Florida ICM Represents a future South Florida Integrated Corridor Management (ICM) initiative in FDOT District 4 that may integrate information from multiple transportation management systems in order to provide ICM services to the region.
Southeast Florida Fare Management System Represents a future, common back-end fare management system for transit agencies in Southeast Florida.
Southeast Florida TMC Information Network Information-sharing network between transportation management agencies in Southeast Florida for coordinating traffic coordination strategies in the region. Traffic information shared may include road network conditions and traffic images.
St. Lucie Community Transit Systems The transit operations center provides fixed route and demand-responsive transit service countywide. The center provides operations, maintenance, customer information, planning and management functions for the transit property. Also represents other related transit systems, including transit security systems, and the fare management systems.
St. Lucie Community Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles that are owned and operated by St. Lucie County. Capabilities may include passenger counting, transit scheduling, and fare management.
St. Lucie County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by St. Lucie County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
St. Lucie County Traffic Signal System Represents the traffic signal system operated in St. Lucie County.
SunGuide Data Archiving Represents data archiving for SunGuide systems. This could be a third party provider, such as the University of Maryland RITIS archive ,or a private company.
SunPass CSC Web Site Web site and information portal (including account information) for SunPass customers.
SunPass Customer Service Center Customer Service Centers (CSCs) for the SunPass electronic toll system, providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the electronic toll system.
SunPass Tag SunPass vehicle transponder used for electronic payment of toll and other, e.g. Airport Parking.
Transit Facility Security Monitoring System The surveillance systems and emergency notification systems that can be used to improve security in transit terminals and other public areas.
Transit Kiosks A generic element representative of all kiosks that provide individuals with traveler information. Transit kiosks provide transit information to transit customers, support electronic fare payment, and enhance security at transit stops. In the statewide architecture, the emphasis is on the interface to the electronic payment card, which is a statewide interface.
Transit Stops/Stations Equipment The places where travelers "catch the bus" and need schedule, transit service, and real-time arrival information to support their travel choices.
US DHS TWIC Administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) is a tamper-resistant credential that contains biometric information about the holder which renders the card useless to anyone other than the rightful owner. Using this biometric data, each transportation facility can verify the identity of a worker and help prevent unauthorized individuals from accessing secure areas.
Vehicles Represents the ITS elements installed on private traveler vehicles.
Wave Streetcar Maintenance Center Represents the maintenance center for the Wave Streetcar system.
Wave Streetcar Operations Represents the operations center for the Wave Streetcar, operating in Fort Lauderdale.
Wave Streetcar Vehicles Represents the Wave Streetcar vehicles operating in Fort Lauderdale.