Interface: Public Safety Dispatch Centers - Public Agency Websites and Phone Systems
Architecture Flow Definitions
alert notification (Existing) Applicable ITS Standards
Notification of a major emergency such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction for distribution to the public. The flow identifies the alert originator, the nature of the emergency, the geographic area affected by the emergency, the effective time period, and information and instructions necessary for the public to respond to the alert. This flow may also identify specific information that should not be released to the public.
alert status (Existing) Applicable ITS Standards
Information indicating the current status of the emergency alert including identification of the traveler and driver information systems that are being used to provide the alert.
incident information (Existing/Planned) Applicable ITS Standards
Notification of existence of incident and expected severity, location, time and nature of incident. As additional information is gathered and the incident evolves, updated incident information is provided. Incidents include any event that impacts transportation system operation ranging from routine incidents (e.g., disabled vehicle at the side of the road) through large-scale natural or human-caused disasters that involve loss of life, injuries, extensive property damage, and multi-jurisdictional response. This also includes special events, closures, and other planned events that may impact the transportation system.
transportation information for operations (Existing/Planned) Applicable ITS Standards
Information on the state of transportation system operations including traffic and road conditions, advisories, incidents, transit service information, weather information, parking information, and other related data.