Roadway Payment Support Functional Area


'Roadway Payment Support' represents the equipment that works in conjunction with the RSE to detect vehicles and identify and process violators when the RSE is used to support electronic payment. Various fee structures and payment strategies are supported including strategies that support reimbursements or credits that incentivize desired driving behavior.

Included In

North Texas Tollway Authority Roadway Payment
TxDOT Toll Collection Operations Payment
LBJ Express Roadway Payment

Functional Requirements

1The field element shall read data from passing vehicles to support road usage payment transactions.
2The field element shall calculate the road use payment due based on the vehicle characteristics (vehicle size, weight, axle count, etc.) and stored toll prices.
3The field element shall update the stored value after debiting the road use payment amount and send a record of the transaction to a center.
4The road use payment field element shall read the credit identity from the passing vehicle and send that identity and the amount to be debited to a center.
5The field element shall control roadside displays indicating success or failure of the road payment transaction to the driver.
6The field element shall control cameras, obtain images, and forward images of road payment violators to a center.
7The field element shall read data from passing vehicles to support low emission zone entry fee payment transactions.
8The field element shall send a record of the low emission zone entry fee transactions to the payment administration center.