TIC Dynamic Ridesharing Functional Area

Description

'TIC Dynamic Ridesharing' provides dynamic rideshare matches for eligible travelers, connecting riders and drivers for specific trips based on preferences. This ridesharing/ride matching capability also arranges connections to transit or other multimodal services for portions of a multi–segment trip that includes ridesharing. Reservations and advanced payment are also supported so that each segment of the trip may be confirmed.

Included In

DFW Connect a Ride

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The center shall accept requests from traveler interface systems for ridesharing as part of a trip plan request.
02The center shall provide a rideshare match based on origin and destination of the traveler's proposed trip, any routing constraints, preferences specified by the traveler, compatibility of this rideshare with rideshares confirmed by other travelers, the requesting traveler's eligibility data, and traffic data.
03The center shall process rideshare requests by balancing the relative benefits of the rideshare to each rideshare participant.
04The center shall arrange connections to transit or other multimodal services for portions of a multi–segment trip that includes ridesharing.
05The center shall provide a confirmation of the traveler's rideshare match and provide the capability to support a payment transaction for the rideshare service.
06The center shall store all rideshare matches and traveler eligibility data.