TxDOT - Fort Worth District Roadway Devices - Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment Functionality
'Connected Vehicle Roadside Equipment' (CV RSE) represents the Connected Vehicle roadside devices that are used to send messages to, and receive messages from, nearby vehicles using Dedicated Short Range Communications (DSRC) or other alternative wireless communications technologies. Communications with adjacent field equipment and back office centers that monitor and control the RSE are also supported. This device operates from a fixed position and may be permanently deployed or a portable device that is located temporarily in the vicinity of a traffic incident, road construction, or a special event. It includes a processor, data storage, and communications capabilities that support secure communications with passing vehicles, other field equipment, and centers.
Functional Object: RSE Automated Vehicle Operations
'RSE Automated Vehicle Operations' includes the field elements that monitor and control access to and egress from automated lanes. It monitors and coordinates automated vehicle operations within the lanes. These lanes support vehicles operating in platoons with short headways.
Functional Object: RSE CACC Operations
'RSE CACC Operations' provides infrastructure support for formation and dissolution of strings of CACC–equipped vehicles and provides operating parameters to the strings of vehicles including string length, recommended speeds, and gaps.