City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices

Status: Existing

Description

City of Fort Worth Roadway Devices are devices are controlled by operators in the City of Fort Worth Traffic Management Center. These devices aid operators in the traffic management center with the monitoring and managing of Fort Worth traffic conditions. The field equipment that aids these operators include Traffic Signal Systems vehicle detection, portable equipment, rail intersections and CCTV Cameras.

Stakeholders

StakeholderRoleRole Status
City of Fort WorthOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

ITS Roadway Equipment
Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Roadway Environmental Monitoring'Roadway Environmental Monitoring' measures environmental conditions and communicates the collected information back to a center where it can be monitored and analyzed or to other field devices to support communications to vehicles. A broad array of weather and road surface information may be collected. Weather conditions that may be measured include temperature, wind, humidity, precipitation, and visibility. Surface and sub–surface sensors can measure road surface temperature, moisture, icing, salinity, and other metrics.False
Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control'Roadway Work Zone Traffic Control' controls traffic in areas of the roadway where maintenance and construction activities are underway, monitoring and controlling traffic using field equipment such as CCTV cameras, dynamic messages signs, and gates/barriers. Work zone speeds and delays are provided to the motorist prior to the work zones.False

Physical Standards

Document NumberTitleDescription
ITE ATC 5301Intelligent Transportation System Standard Specification for Roadside CabinetsThis standard specifies the characteristics of a modern controller cabinet for the ITS industry.
NEMA TS 5Portable Traffic Signal Systems (PTSS) StandardThis standard specifies traffic signaling equipment used to enable and expedite the safe movement of vehicle traffic and the performance of work zone activities.
NEMA TS 8Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation SystemsThis specification describes how agencies and other transportation infrastructure owner/operators should implement cyber– and physical–security for ITS.
NEMA TS4Hardware Standards for Dynamic Message Signs (DMS) With NTCIP RequirementsThis standard provides hardware specifications for safe, dependable, functional, and easily maintained Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) equipment.
USDOT RSUDedicated Short–Range Communications Roadside Unit Specifications (FHWA–JPO–17–589)This document will specify the requirements for roadside units (RSU) to serve as a network edge device for 5.9GHz DSRC infrastructure.

Interfaces To

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City of Fort Worth Maintenance and Construction Management Center
City of Fort Worth Maintenance and Construction Vehicles
City of Fort Worth Traffic Management Center
Fort Worth Transportation Authority Transit Vehicles