Roadway Traffic Information Dissemination Functional Area

Description

'Roadway Traffic Information Dissemination' includes field elements that provide information to drivers, including dynamic message signs and highway advisory radios.

Included In

City of Arlington Roadway Devices
City of Dallas Roadway Devices
City of Plano Roadway Devices
Local Roadway Devices
North Texas Tollway Authority Roadway Devices
DFW International Airport Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Dallas District Roadway Devices
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Roadway Devices

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The field element shall include dynamic message signs for dissemination of traffic and other information to drivers, under center control; the DMS may be either those that display variable text messages, or those that have fixed format display(s) (e.g. vehicle restrictions, or lane open/close).
02The field element shall include driver information systems that communicate directly from a center to the vehicle radio (such as Highway Advisory Radios) for dissemination of traffic and other information to drivers, under center control.
03The field element shall provide operational status for the driver information systems equipment (DMS, HAR, etc.) to the center.
04The field element shall provide fault data for the driver information systems equipment (DMS, HAR, etc.) to the center for repair.
05The field element shall provide dynamic message sign information to roadside equipment for transmission to connected vehicles to support in–vehicle signing.
06The field element shall include devices that provide data and status information to other field element devices without center control.
07The field element shall include devices that receive configuration data from other field element devices, without center control.