Transit Vehicle Security Functional Area

Description

'Transit Vehicle Security' provides security and safety functions on–board the transit vehicle. It includes surveillance and sensor systems that monitor the on–board environment, silent alarms that can be activated by transit user or vehicle operator, operator authentication, and a remote vehicle disable function. The surveillance equipment includes video (e.g. CCTV cameras), audio systems and/or event recorder systems. The sensor equipment includes threat sensors (e.g. chemical agent, toxic industrial chemical, biological, explosives, and radiological sensors) and object detection sensors (e.g. metal detectors).

Included In

DART Transit Vehicles
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Vehicles
Public / Private Transit Vehicles
Denton County Transit Vehicles

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The transit vehicle shall perform video and audio surveillance inside of transit vehicles and output raw video or audio data for either local monitoring (for processing or direct output to the transit vehicle operator), remote monitoring or for local storage (e.g., in an event recorder).
02The transit vehicle shall perform local monitoring of video or audio surveillance data collected inside of transit vehicles, and identify potential incidents or threats based on received processing parameters.
03The transit vehicle shall output an indication of potential incidents or threats and the processed video or audio information to the center along with the vehicle's current location.
04The transit vehicle shall detect potential threats via sensors for chemical agents, toxic industrial chemicals, biological agents, explosives, and radiation.
05The transit vehicle shall detect potential threats via object detection sensors (e.g. metal detectors).
06The transit vehicle shall output an indication of potential incidents or threats and the processed sensor information to the center along with the vehicle's current location.
07The transit vehicle shall accept sensor control data to allow remote control of the sensors.
08The transit vehicle shall monitor and output surveillance and sensor equipment status and fault indications.
09The transit vehicle shall accept emergency inputs from either the transit vehicle operator or a traveler through such interfaces as panic buttons, silent or audible alarms, etc.
10The transit vehicle shall output reported emergencies to the center.
11The transit vehicle shall receive acknowledgments of the emergency request from the center and output this acknowledgment to the transit vehicle operator or to the travelers.
12The transit vehicle shall be capable of receiving an emergency message for broadcast to the travelers or to the transit vehicle operator.
13The transit vehicle shall be capable of being disabled or enabled based on commands from the center or authentic inputs from the transit vehicle operator
14The transit vehicle shall perform authentication of the transit vehicle operator.