TMC CACC Operations Functional Area

Description

'TMC CACC Operations' provides the back office functionality that supports formation and dissolution of strings of CACC–equipped vehicles and provides operating parameters including string length, recommended speeds, and gaps that take into account regional traffic and environmental conditions.

Included In

TxDOT – Dallas District Traffic Management Center (DalTrans)
TxDOT – Fort Worth District Traffic Management Center

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
01The center shall collect traffic and environmental data collected from field equipment and connected vehicles.
02The center shall develop speed and gap recommendations for platoon vehicles based upon traffic and environmental data collected from field equipment and connected vehicles.
03The center shall provide speed and gap recommendations to roadside equipment to support enhancement of traffic flow stability for connected vehicles operating in platoons.