TMC Automated Vehicle Operations Functional Area


'TMC Automated Vehicle Operations' remotely monitors and controls automated lanes. It monitors system operation and provides parameters that control system operation including system parameters that govern vehicle platoon formation, speeds, and gaps or headways.

Included In

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

Functional Requirements

1The center shall remotely control automated vehicle system field elements, by providing lane changing parameters, parameters for determination of vehicle suitability for particular automated lanes, and other control information required for automated highway operation.
2The center shall maintain a log of all automated vehicle check–in and check–out transactions received from the field elements regardless of whether they are successful or not.