FDOT District 7 Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Inventory


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Many stakeholders develop, operate, or maintain ITS elements in the FDOT D7 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.
Amtrak Passenger Train Terminal Amtrak passenger train terminals located in the State of Florida.
Archived Data User Systems Users of archived data.
Channel 22 Channel 22 provides video images and traffic information to travelers via television.
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.
Citrus County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Citrus County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Citrus County Paratransit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the paratransit vehicles operated by Citrus County Transit. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
Citrus County Traffic Control Center This Traffic Control Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate agencies, like the Citrus County 911 Dispatch, Local Fire and local Police Dispatch, and also to third party providers. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
Citrus County Transit Management Center This Transit Operations Center provides the management and administration functions for the Citrus County Transit System.
City of Clearwater Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Clearwater, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
City of Clearwater Traffic Control Center A city-wide operation managing traffic signals in the City of Clearwater.
City of Plant City Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment such as traffic signals owned and operated by Plant City. The traffic signal control function is performed by FDOT. There is also a workstation in Plant City.
City of Plant City Traffic Control Center The traffic signal control function is performed by FDOT. There is also a workstation in Plant City.
City of St. Petersburg Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of St. Petersburg, such as traffic signals, sensors, and CCTV.
City of St. Petersburg Traffic Control Center This Traffic Control Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate emergency management agencies (St. Petersburg Fire/Rescue Dispatch, Police Dispatch, Pinellas County 911 Dispatch, etc), travelers, and to third party providers. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the City's PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
City of Tampa Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the City of Tampa, such as traffic signals, sensors, and CCTV (used both for traffic monitoring and infrastructure monitoring).
City of Tampa TMC The Traffic Management Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate emergency management agencies (Tampa Fire/Rescue Dispatch, Police Dispatch, Hillsborough County 911 Dispatch, etc.), travelers, and to third party providers. The TMC disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the City's PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections. Operates the control on the THCEA (Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority), CrossTown Reversible lanes. Also, contains FTE Tolling of the Expressways listed above.
Clearwater PWD Systems Clearwater PWD Systems are responsible for the maintenance operations on the different roads under its jurisdiction. This agency informs the Traffic Control Center about road restrictions due to maintenance activities.
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 Public Information System Generic 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 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 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 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 Fire Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, and other fire apparatus.
County Planning Transportation Archive System County based system collecting crash data and traffic counts.
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.
Electronic Payment Card This card allows the traveler to pay for a variety of travel services.
EPC of Hillsborough County Emissions Monitoring Equipment Emissions monitoring equipment operated by the Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County.
EPC of Hillsborough County Environmental Management Systems Data collection and information dissemination systems of Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County.
Express Lane Open Road Tolling Equipment This element represents the on the road equipment used to provide open road tolling on the Express Lanes
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 Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment Roadside equipment used for infrastructure portion of connected vehicle applications.
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 District 1 Represents a generic center encompassing various FDOT District 1 Traffic Management Centers
FDOT District 1 Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by FDOT District 1. Existing equipment includes Highway Advisory Radios.
FDOT District 1 I-4 and I-275 Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents 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 1.
FDOT District 5 RTMC The regional traffic management center that manages major roadways for Florida DOT in District 5 and interstates around Florida that are not monitored by other systems. This staffed center provides key traffic monitoring and motorist information systems for roadways (and bridges) in District 5 and around the state. It provides incident management for both planned (e.g. major sporting events) and unplanned incidents (e.g. major weather events)
FDOT District 7 Emergency Operations Center Represents 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 7 Equipment Repair Facility This facility provides repair and maintenance services for FDOT District 7 maintenance vehicles and equipment (e.g. portable DMS).
FDOT District 7 Field Equipment Freeway field equipment includes equipment along and about the interstates in District 7, Tampa/Hillsborough County Expressway (LeeRoy Selmon Crosstown), and Sunshine Skyway Field Equipment. North Suncoast Parkway and Veterans Expressway equipment may be operated by the Turnpike District or District 7. The equipment includes CCTV, detectors, DMS, HAR, and commercial vehicle HAR.
FDOT District 7 Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by FDOT District 7 to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
FDOT District 7 Maintenance Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for FDOT District 7. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the FDOT District 7.
FDOT District 7 Maintenance Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT District 7. This may include vehicles currently operated or owned by private contractors but used for FDOT projects.
FDOT District 7 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 7. The information provided may include planned closures, maintenance activities, and other non-real time travel advisories.
FDOT District 7 Road Ranger Service Patrol Vehicles Represents 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 7.
FDOT District 7 Tampa Bay SunGuide Center The RTMC provides regional traffic management for interstates, expressways, and other limited access facilities in the District 7 region. It also provides a central data collection and repository function (the "Regional Planning Subsystem") for the district 7 region. Co-located with FDOT D7, FDOT EOC, and FHP Dispatch.
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 OIS Enterprise Databases Operated and maintained by the FDOT Office of Information System, this is a statewide database that includes bridge inventory, roadway character inventory system, and pavement management systems.
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 The statewide system that provides near real-time advanced traveler information. This includes the regional 511 system. The system may include video images, travel time information, construction information, and subscription services.
Florida DEP Air Quality Management System This 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.
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 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.
FTE Data Collection Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the FTE including vehicle detectors and CCTV cameras to monitor traffic. Includes mobile CCTVs (van-mounted).
FTE EOC Represent the FTE Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
FTE Maintenance and Construction Dispatches Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for FTE. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the FTE.
FTE Maintenance and Construction Vehicles Represents the ITS devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FTE. 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 FTE operations in South Florida and will be staffed by both FTE and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
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. This regional TMC is staffed by both FTE and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
FTE Regional Toll Office Regional Toll Office handles toll operations for systems such as Tampa Hillsborough County Expressway Authority.
FTE TEAMS Floridas Turnpike Enterprise Asset Management System (MARS). TEAMS allows users to input assets to maintain inventory TEAMS may include traffic safety/crash information, roadway information, traffic operational data, assets, and maintenance information.
HART Data Archive The HART Data Archive houses the last 365 days of CAD/AVL data and APC counts for HART. This data is then provided to planners for the creation of ridership reports.
HART Transit Operations Dispatch center for HART in Hillsborough County.
HART Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles operated by the HART. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
HART Website The HART Website provides traveler information to HART riders.
Hernando County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Hernando County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Hernando County Traffic Control Center This Traffic Control Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate agencies, like the Hernando County 911 Dispatch, Local Fire and local Police Dispatch, and also to third party providers. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
Hillsborough County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Hillsborough County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Hillsborough County Traffic Management Center This Traffic Management Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate agencies like the Hillsborough County 911 Dispatch, the Fire/Rescue Dispatch, local Fire and Police Dispatch, etc. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information received from the County's PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
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 Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other vehicles operated by local and municipal fire departments.
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 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 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.
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.
OneBusAway App Represents the mobile application OneBusAway which provides real-time bus information to travelers on smartphones and other mobile devices.
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 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.
Other West Central Florida Traffic Management Centers This element represents the connection to other FDOT, County, and City Traffic Management Centers in the region. This element is used in the architecture to show a consistent interface that supports the exchange of operational traffic data and control information between TMCs in the Northeast Florida Region. Communication between these centers uses a mesh topology - any traffic management center can communicate directly with any other traffic management center. This element also represents traffic operations in adjacent jurisdictions that may also require coordination, particularly during major incidents.
Pasco County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Pasco County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Pasco County Traffic Operations Center This Traffic Operations Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified (using video surveillance, for example) and incident information is provided to the appropriate emergency management agencies, travelers (through Dynamic Message Signs), and to third party providers. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the County's PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
PCPT Dispatch Center Pasco County Public Transportation operating in Pasco County.
PCPT Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles operated by Pasco County. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
PDEM Emissions Monitoring Equipment Emissions monitoring equipment operated by the Pinellas Department of Environmental Management.
PDEM Environmental Management Systems Data collection and information dissemination systems of the Pinellas Department of Environmental Management.
Pedestrians Represents generic pedestrians.
Pinellas County Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by Pinellas County, including traffic signals, vehicle detectors, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, etc., to control and monitor traffic.
Pinellas County Traffic Management Center This Traffic Management Center monitors and manages traffic flow. Incidents are detected and verified and incident information is provided to the appropriate emergency management agencies, travelers, and to third party providers. The Traffic Control Center disseminates maintenance work schedules and road closure information provided by the County's PWD Systems. It also coordinates with CSX Rail Operations Centers to support safer and more efficient highway traffic management at highway-rail intersections.
Pinellas County Traveler Information Website The Pinellas County Traveler Information Website will provide streaming video access and other traveler information, such as congestion maps, to travelers in Pinellas County. This website will function similarly to Florida 511.
Port of Tampa Florida's largest port, includes cargo facilities and cruise terminals.
Private Field Equipment Represents field equipment deployed by private 3rd party data providers, such as Bluetooth readers to provide travel times.
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 Maintenance and Construction Dispatch Represent private maintenance contractors responsible for maintaining ITS field equipment and other asset management inventories.
Private Sector Traveler Information Services Private Information Service Providers of traveler information. e.g. SmartGuide, SmartRoutes, Shadow Traffic, MetroNetworks, TraffiCenter, etc...
Private Traffic Data Systems Private provider systems that measure or calculate roadway speeds. Service may collects traffic data from Bluetooth devices on vehicles
Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices E.g., cellular telephones, PDAs, and personal computers.
Private Weather Information Providers Represents companies that provide transportation related weather information.
Private/ Public Utility Dispatch/Systems Represents the dispatch function for utility companies in the region.
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.
PSTA DART Operations Paratransit operations for PSTA. Contracted out.
PSTA Field Equipment Represents field equipment deployed by PSTA, including CCTV and other security monitoring equipment.
PSTA Intermodal Center Equipment Represents kiosks, electronic signs and security devices that are part of any planned Intermodal Center.
PSTA Transit Management Center Transit operations center that provides overall management and administration for the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) transit system.
PSTA Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles operated by Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
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 Incident and Mutual Aid Network Regional Public Safety Communications Network.
Regional Medical Centers Regional hospitals and care facilities.
Regional Smart Card A card used by a traveler to pay for transportation-related services (e.g., parking fees, transit fares, traveler services).
Rest Stop Kiosks Kiosks that display traveler information at rest stops, such as Florida 511.
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.
St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport A regional airport that provides passenger and intermodal freight service and provides an important backup function for Tampa International Airport.
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 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.
Tampa Bay Regional Archive Data Management System Planned regional archive of transportation data.
Tampa International Airport There are both commercial and general aviation airports located in FDOT District 7.
Tampa International Airport Parking Management System The System that operates the parking lots at Tampa International Airport. The system also puts messages on DMS signs.
TBARTA Rideshare Network This rideshare/ridematching service provides ride match information in coordination with major employers in the Tampa Bay area.
TD Service Provider Systems Transportation Disadvantaged Service Provider Systems
TECO Street Car Line Dispatch The dispatch function for the TECO Street Car Line.
TECO Street Car Line Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed onboard the streetcars operated by HART. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
The Hernando Express Transit Dispatch Center Dispatch center for The Hernando Express system.
The Hernando Express Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles operated by The Hernando Express. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
THEA Reversible Lane Control Represents ITS Field equipment associated with the THEA reversible lanes.
THEA Toll Collection Systems Electronic toll collection equipment, e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., on the Tampa Hillsborough County Expressway.
TIA Field Equipment Represents ITS field equipment, such as DMS, operated by Tampa International Airport.
TransHernando Transit Management Center The transit operations center supporting management and administration of the TransHernando transit service.
TransHernando Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment installed on the transit vehicles operating in Hernando County. Capabilities may include fare management, automated passenger counting capabilities, and transit information systems.
Transit Agency IVR System Represents transit interactive voice recognition systems that are planned for performing transit functions such as booking paratransit rides.
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.
Traveler Info. Radio Network Stations These radio stations provide drivers with information about current traffic and roadway conditions.
US Coast Guard Office Represents US Coast Guard Offices throughout the state.
Vehicles Represents the ITS elements installed on private traveler vehicles.