FDOT District 5 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

Functional Requirements: Transit Center Security


Description: This equipment package monitors transit vehicle operator or traveler activated alarms received from on-board a transit vehicle. It supports transit vehicle operator authentication and provides the capability to remotely disable a transit vehicle. This equipment package also includes the capability to alert operators and police to potential incidents identified by these security features.
Functional Requirements:
  1. The center shall monitor transit vehicle operational data to determine if the transit vehicle is off-route and assess whether a security incident is occurring.
  2. The center shall receive reports of emergencies on-board transit vehicles entered directly be the transit vehicle operator or from a traveler through interfaces such as panic buttons or alarm switches.
  3. The center shall support the back-office portion of functionality to authenticate transit vehicle operators.
  4. The center shall exchange transit incident information along with other service data with other transit agencies.
  5. The center shall receive information pertaining to a wide-area alert such as weather alerts, disaster situations, or child abductions. This information may come from Emergency Management or from other Alerting and Advisory Systems.
  6. The center shall send wide-area alert information to travelers (on-board transit vehicles or at stations/stops) and transit vehicle operators.
  7. The center shall coordinate the response to security incidents involving transit with other agencies including Emergency Management, other transit agencies, media, traffic management, and traveler information service providers.
  8. The center shall receive threat information and status on the integrity of the transit infrastructure.
  9. The center shall provide support to remotely disable (or reset the disabling of) a transit vehicle in service.
Included In: Access LYNX Paratransit Systems
FlexBus Consortium Transit Management
LYNX On-Demand Transit Management
LYNX Transportation Center
SCAT Dispatch Center
Sumter County Transit Dispatch
SUNTRAN Transit Dispatch Center
VOTRAN Transit Dispatch