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activity reports_ud A report of recent commercial vehicle check activity and all potential violations of passings or corresponding commercial vehicles.
alarm Information about a Commercial Vehicle or Freight Equipment breach, non-permitted security sensitive hazmat detected at the roadside, route deviation, or Commercial Vehicle Driver / Commercial Vehicle / Freight Equipment assignment mismatches which includes the location of the Commercial Vehicle and appropriate identities.
alert notification Notification of a major emergency such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction for distribution to the public. The flow identifies the alert originator, the nature of the emergency, the geographic area affected by the emergency, the effective time period, and information and instructions necessary for the public to respond to the alert. This flow may also identify specific information that should not be released to the public.
alert notification coordination Coordination of emergency alerts to be distributed to the public. This includes notification of a major emergency such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction for distribution to the public and status of the public notification.
alert status Information indicating the current status of the emergency alert including identification of the traveler and driver information systems that are being used to provide the alert.
amber alert confirmation_ud A confirmation of Amber Alert information received and posted (where necessary).
amber alert_ud Notification of a major emergency involving information that qualifies as an Amber Alert.
archive analysis requests A user request that initiates data mining, analytical processing, aggregation or summarization, report formulation, or other advanced processing and analysis of archived data. The request also includes information that is used to identify and authenticate the user and support electronic payment requirements, if any.
archive analysis results Processed information products, supporting meta data, and any associated transaction information resulting from data mining, analytical processing, aggregation or summarization, report formulation, or other on-line processing and analysis of archived data.
archive analysis results_ud Processed information products, supporting meta data, and any associated transaction information resulting from data mining, analytical processing, aggregation or summarization, report formulation, or other on-line processing and analysis of archived data.
archive coordination Catalog data, meta data, published data, and other information exchanged between archives to support data synchronization and satisfy user data requests.
archive request confirmation Confirmation that an archive request has been received and processed with information on the disposition of the request.
archive requests A request to a data source for information on available data (i.e. "catalog") or a request that defines the data to be archived. The request can be a general subscription intended to initiate a continuous or regular data stream or a specific request intended to initiate a one-time response from the recipient.
archive requests_ud A request to a data source for information on available data (i.e. "catalog") or a request that defines the data to be archived. The request can be a general subscription intended to initiate a continuous or regular data stream or a specific request intended to initiate a one-time response from the recipient.
archive status Notification that data provided to an archive contains erroneous, missing, or suspicious data or verification that the data provided appears valid. If an error has been detected, the offending data and the nature of the potential problem are identified.
archived data product requests A user-specified request for archived data products (i.e. data, meta data, or data catalogs). The request also includes information that is used to identify and authenticate the user and support electronic payment requirements, if any.
archived data products Raw or processed data, meta data, data catalogs and other data products provided to a user system upon request. The response may also include any associated transaction information.
archived data products_ud Raw or processed data, meta data, data catalogs and other data products provided to a user system upon request. The response may also include any associated transaction information.
area pollution data Measured air quality data, including measured levels of atmospheric pollutants including ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxides.
arrival notification_ud Notification of arrival (and departure) of a motor vehicle at the inspection station.
arriving train information Information for a train approaching a highway-rail intersection that may include direction and allow calculation of approximate arrival time and closure duration.
asset inventory Information on pavement, bridges, signs and other assets. This includes asset location, installation information, materials information, vendor/contractor information, current maintenance status, and a variety of other information (e.g., video logs) that define the transportation infrastructure.
asset restrictions Restrictions levied on transportation asset usage based on infrastructure design, surveys, tests, or analyses. This includes standard height, width, and weight restrictions by facility as well as special restrictions such as spring weight restrictions and temporary bridge weight restrictions.
asset status update Changes to status of pavement, bridges, signs and other assets resulting from maintenance or construction activities or infrastructure monitoring. The updates may include changes in installation information, materials information, vendor/contractor information, condition, and current maintenance status. In addition to infrastructure asset updates, the information provided may also include status of the maintenance and construction support assets, including vehicle and equipment utilization and repair records.
audit data Information to support a tax audit.
bad tag list List of invalid transit user tags which may have previously failed a fare payment transaction.
border agency clearance results Notification regarding the granting of permission for commercial freight shipment to enter the U.S.
border clearance application_ud Application for shipment of goods through the international border.
border clearance data Trip specific data regarding the movement of goods across international borders. Includes trip identification number. May also include results from recent border crossing screening events.
border clearance data request Request for trip specific data regarding the movement of goods across international borders. Includes trip identification number. May also include results from recent border crossing screening events.
border clearance event Reports clearance event data regarding action taken at border, including acceptance or override of system decision, and date/time stamp
border clearance status Notification regarding the crossing status of commercial freight shipment scheduled to enter the U.S. Includes portions of border agency and transportation agency clearance results, as they become available. Recipients may include trade regulatory agencies that do not receive status information directly from U.S. Customs (e.g., other transportation agencies with trade related responsibilities, such as NHTSA, MARAD, etc.)
border credentials application information_ud Includes carrier ID, importer ID, broker ID, conveyance ID, driver ID, service options, and associated information that is used to support border clearance.
border credentials status_ud Status of border credentials application.
border inspection times_ud Border inspection times to estimate the delay when crossing the border from Canada to the USA.
broadcast information General broadcast information that contains link travel times, incidents, advisories, transit services and a myriad of other traveler information.
card data_ud Personal identification data from ID cards used by travelers at border crossings.
care facility status Information regarding facility type and capabilities, facility status, and its ability to admit new patients.
care facility status request Request for information regarding care facility availability and status.
care facility status_ud Information regarding facility type and capabilities, facility status, and its ability to admit new patients.
citation Report of commercial vehicle citation. The citation includes references to the statute(s) that was (were) violated. It includes information on the violator and the officer issuing the citation. A citation differs from a violation because it is adjudicated by the courts. The information may be provided as a response to a real-time query or proactively by the source. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
clearance notification_ud Notification that cargo has been cleared through customs.
clent verification request_ud Request for information such as commercial drivers license information and carrier safety status,
client id_ud A common identification number that can be used by all BIFA agencies and organizations to reference the carrier.
client verification information_ud Information about carriers who have made border credential applications such as commercial drivers license information and carrier safety status.
commercial vehicle data Information about the commercial vehicles cargo, credentials, and payments.
commercial vehicle data request Requests from the vehicle for information about the commercial vehicle's cargo, credentials, and payments.
commercial vehicle measures Commercial vehicle and driver status measured by on-board ITS equipment.
compliance review report Report containing results of carrier compliance review, including concomitant out-of-service notifications, carrier warnings/notifications. The information may be provided as a response to a real-time query of proactively by the source. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
consolidated agency response_ud Electronic manifest data as well as commercial vehicle screening results.
credential application Application for commercial vehicle credentials. Authorization for payment is included.
credentials information Response containing full credentials information. "Response" may be provided in reaction to a real-time query or a standing request for updated information. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
credentials status information Credentials information such as registration, licensing, insurance, check flags, and electronic screening enrollment data. A unique identifier is included. Corresponds to the credentials portion of CVISN "snapshots." The status information may be provided as a response to a real-time query or as a result of a standing request for updated information (subscription). This may also include information about non-U.S. fleets for use by U.S. authorities, and information regarding U.S. fleets made available to Mexican and Canadian authorities. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
crossing call Request for pedestrian crossing.
crossing permission Signal to pedestrians indicating permission to cross roadway.
current asset restrictions Restrictions levied on transportation asset usage based on infrastructure design, surveys, tests, or analyses. This includes standard facility design height, width, and weight restrictions, special restrictions such as spring weight restrictions, and temporary facility restrictions that are imposed during maintenance and construction.
CVC override mode This flow represents the tactile or auditory interface with ITS equipment containing the manual override of automated pass/pull-in decisions generated by the Commercial Vehicle Check station.
CVO driver initialization This flow represents the tactile or auditory interface with ITS equipment containing the commercial vehicle driver and vehicle information. This flow contains inquiries to the commercial vehicle managing system.
CVO inspector information This flow represents the visual or auditory interface with ITS equipment containing credential, safety, and preclearance information and instructions to the commercial vehicle inspector.
CVO inspector input This flow represents the tactile or auditory interface with ITS equipment containing requests from the commercial vehicle inspector to operate the commercial vehicle inspection station.
CVO pass/pull-in message This flow represents the visual or auditory interface with ITS equipment containing a message sent to commercial vehicle driver indicating whether to bypass or requesting pull in to inspection/verification stop along with inspection results (e. g., LED indicator on transponder or variable message sign).
CVO permit request_ud A request for a permit to operate a commercial vehicle on MTO roads.
CVO permit status_ud The status of a commercial vehicle permit application.
daily site activity data Record of daily activities at commercial vehicle check stations including summaries of screening events and inspections.
demand responsive transit plan Plan regarding overall demand responsive transit schedules and deployment.
demand responsive transit request Request for paratransit support.
driver registration_ud Application for driver programs - includes electronic filing of forms and associated payment.
driver to fleet request Requests from the driver and vehicle for routing, payment, and enrollment information.
electronic lock data Notification to roadside (via transponder) of the presence and status of electronic cargo locks.
electronic lock data request Request from roadside for data regarding presence and status of electronic cargo locks.
electronic screening request Request for identification data to support electronic screening.
emergency acknowledge Acknowledge request for emergency assistance and provide additional details regarding actions and verification requirements.
emergency archive data Logged emergency information including information that characterizes identified incidents (routine highway incidents through disasters), corresponding incident response information, evacuation information, surveillance data, threat data, and resource information. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
emergency data request A request for additional information or a control command issued by the emergency response agency in response to an emergency request for assistance from a traveler.
emergency dispatch requests Emergency vehicle dispatch instructions including incident location and available information concerning the incident.
emergency dispatch response Request for additional emergency dispatch information (e.g., a suggested route) and provision of en route status.
emergency notification An emergency request for assistance originated by a traveler using an in-vehicle, public access, or personal device or originated by a transit vehicle operator using an on-board device.
emergency plan coordination Information that supports coordination of emergency management plans, continuity of operations plans, emergency response and recovery plans, evacuation plans, and other emergency plans between agencies. This includes general plans that are coordinated prior to an incident and shorter duration tactical plans that are prepared during an incident.
emergency traffic control information Status of a special traffic control strategy or system activation implemented in response to an emergency traffic control request, a request for emergency access routes, a request for evacuation, a request to activate closure systems, a request to employ driver information systems to support public safety objectives, or other special requests. Identifies the selected traffic control strategy and system control status.
emergency traffic control request Special request to preempt the current traffic control strategy in effect at one or more signalized intersections or highway segments, activate traffic control and closure systems such as gates and barriers, activate safeguard systems, or use driver information systems. For example, this flow can request all signals to red-flash, request a progression of traffic control preemptions along an emergency vehicle route, request a specific evacuation traffic control plan, request activation of a road closure barrier system, or place a public safety or emergency-related message on a dynamic message sign.
emergency transit schedule information Information on transit schedule and service changes that adapt the service to better meet needs of responders and the general public in an emergency situation, including special service schedules supporting evacuation.
emergency transit schedule information_ud Information on transit schedule and service changes that adapt the service to better meet needs of responders and the general public in an emergency situation, including special service schedules supporting evacuation.
emergency transit service request Request to modify transit service and fare schedules to address emergencies, including requests for transit services to evacuate people from and/or deploy response agency personnel to an emergency scene. The request may poll for resource availability or request pre-staging, staging, or immediate dispatch of transit resources.
emergency transit service response Response indicating changes to transit service, fares, and/or restrictions that will be made and status of transit resources to be deployed to support emergency response and/or evacuation.
emergency traveler information Public notification of an emergency such as a natural or man-made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction. This flow also includes evacuation information including evacuation instructions, evacuation zones, recommended evacuation times, tailored evacuation routes and destinations, traffic and road conditions along the evacuation routes, traveler services and shelter information, and reentry times and instructions.
emergency vehicle tracking data The current location and operating status of the emergency vehicle.
emissions archive data Air quality and vehicle emissions information that is collected by sensors or derived from models. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
emissions sensor control Data used to configure and control emissions and air quality sensors.
environmental conditions data Current road conditions (e.g., surface temperature, subsurface temperature, moisture, icing, treatment status) and surface weather conditions (e.g., air temperature, wind speed, precipitation, visibility) as measured and reported by environmental sensors.
environmental data_ud environmental conditions data.
environmental probe data Current environmental conditions (e.g., air temperature, wind speed, surface temperature) as measured by vehicle-based environmental sensors. In addition to environmental sensor inputs, this flow may also include vehicle control system information that may indicate adverse road surface conditions (e.g., traction control system activations).
environmental probe data_ud Current environmental conditions (e.g., air temperature, wind speed, surface temperature) as measured by vehicle-based environmental sensors. In addition to environmental sensor inputs, this flow may also include vehicle control system information that may indicate adverse road surface conditions (e.g., traction control system activations).
environmental sensors control Data used to configure and control environmental sensors.
equipment availability An inventory of the maintenance and construction equipment available at the storage facility. This flow includes the type of equipment, enough descriptive information to indicate its suitability for use, and its current status. This flow may contain information for a specific type of equipment or include all equipment available at the facility.
equipment maintenance status Current status of field equipment maintenance actions.
evacuation coordination Coordination of information regarding a pending or in-process evacuation. Includes evacuation zones, evacuation times, evacuation routes, forecast network conditions, and reentry times.
evacuation information Evacuation instructions and information including evacuation zones, evacuation times, and reentry times.
event confirmation Confirmation that special event details have been received and processed.
event plans Plans for major events possibly impacting traffic.
expedited clearance information_ud Includes carrier ID, importer ID, broker ID, conveyance ID, driver ID, service options, and associated information that is used to support expedited border clearance.
expedited clearance registration_ud Registration of the importer, carrier, conveyance, and driver, as applicable, for border clearance programs such as FAST, Customs Self Assessment (Canada), C-TPAT (US), PIP (Canada), ACI (Canada), and ACE (US). Includes electronic filing of forms and associated payment.
expedited clearance status_ud Status of expedited clearance registration.
fare and payment status Current fare collection information including the operational status of the fare collection equipment and financial payment transaction data.
field equipment status Identification of field equipment requiring repair and known information about the associated faults.
fleet to driver update Updated instructions to the driver including dispatch, routing, and special instructions.
freeway control data Control commands and operating parameters for ramp meters, mainline metering/lane controls and other systems associated with freeway operations.
freeway control status Current operational status and operating parameters for ramp meters, mainline metering/lane controls and other control equipment associated with freeway operations.
government reporting data receipt The acknowledgement of satisfactory receipt of information used as input to government data systems or a report identifying problems or issues with the data submittal.
government reporting system data Information provided by an ITS archive, formatted as appropriate, that can be used as input to government data reporting systems.
hazmat information Information about a particular hazmat load including nature of the load and unloading instructions. May also include hazmat vehicle route and route update information.
hazmat information request Request for information about a particular hazmat load.
hri advisories Notification of Highway-Rail Intersection equipment failure, intersection blockage, or other condition requiring attention, and maintenance activities at or near highway rail intersections.
hri control data Data required for HRI information transmitted at railroad grade crossings and within railroad operations.
hri operational status Status of the highway-rail grade crossing equipment including both the current state or mode of operation and the current equipment condition.
hri request A request for highway-rail intersection status or a specific control request intended to modify HRI operation.
hri status Status of the highway-rail intersection equipment including both the current state or mode of operation and the current equipment condition.
incident command information coordination Information that supports local management of an incident. It includes resource deployment status, hazardous material information, traffic, road, and weather conditions, evacuation advice, and other information that enables emergency or maintenance personnel in the field to implement an effective, safe incident response.
incident information Notification of existence of incident and expected severity, location, time and nature of incident. As additional information is gathered and the incident evolves, updated incident information is provided. Incidents include any event that impacts transportation system operation ranging from routine incidents (e.g., disabled vehicle at the side of the road) through large-scale natural or human-caused disasters that involve loss of life, injuries, extensive property damage, and multi-jurisdictional response.
incident information for media Report of current desensitized incident information prepared for public dissemination through the media.
incident information_ud Notification of existence of incident and expected severity, location, time and nature of incident. As additional information is gathered and the incident evolves, updated incident information is provided. Incidents include any event that impacts transportation system operation ranging from routine incidents (e.g., disabled vehicle at the side of the road) through large-scale natural or human-caused disasters that involve loss of life, injuries, extensive property damage, and multi-jurisdictional response.
incident report Report of an identified incident including incident location, type, severity and other information necessary to initiate an appropriate incident response.
incident report_ud Report of an identified incident including incident location, type, severity and other information necessary to initiate an appropriate incident response
incident response coordination Incident response procedures and current incident response status that are shared between allied response agencies to support a coordinated response to incidents. This flow provides current situation information, including a summary of incident status and its impact on the transportation system and other infrastructure, and current and planned response activities. This flow also coordinates a positive hand off of responsibility for all or part of an incident response between agencies.
incident response coordination_ud Incident response procedures and current incident response status that are shared between allied response agencies to support a coordinated response to incidents. This flow provides current situation information, including a summary of incident status and its impact on the transportation system and other infrastructure, and current and planned response activities. This flow also coordinates a positive hand off of responsibility for all or part of an incident response between agencies.
incident response status Status of the current incident response including a summary of incident status and its impact on the transportation system, traffic management strategies implemented at the site (e.g., closures, diversions, traffic signal control overrides), and current and planned response activities.
incident status Information gathered at the incident site that more completely characterizes the incident and provides current incident response status.
information on violators Information on violators provided by a law enforcement agency. May include information about commercial vehicle violations or other kinds of violations associated with the particular entity. The information may be provided as a response to a real-time query or proactively by the source. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
information request_ud A request for information relating to recent commercial vehicle facility checks on corresponding commercial vehicles.
infrastructure monitoring sensor control Data used to configure and control infrastructure monitoring sensors.
infrastructure monitoring sensor data Data read from infrastructure-based sensors that monitor the condition or integrity of transportation infrastructure including bridges, tunnels, interchanges, pavement, culverts, signs, transit rail or guideway, and other roadway infrastructure. Includes sensor data and the operational status of the sensors.
inspection results_ud Report of results of border inspection on a particular load.
inter-agency toll payment information_ud This flow supports reciprocity between toll agencies/service centers by allowing the exchange of information that supports reconcilliation of toll charges by customers that are enrolled with other toll service centers.
intermod CVO coord Cargo movement logs, routing information, and cargo IDís.
intermodal freight archive data_ud Information describing demand at intermodal freight terminals including loading/unloading activities of trailers and containers. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
intermodal freight event information Plans for movement of intermodal freight from the depot area possibly impacting traffic. May also include requests for special treatment at traffic signals.
intermodal freight traffic confirmation Confirmation that details concerning the movement of intermodal freight on the roadway network have been received and processed. May also include information on traffic conditions affecting the depot.
intersection blockage notification Notification that a highway-rail intersection is obstructed and supporting information.
ISP coordination Coordination and exchange of transportation information between centers. This flow allows a broad range of transportation information collected by one ISP to be redistributed to many other ISPs and their clients.
license request Request supporting registration data based on license plate read during violation.
local signal preemption request Direct control signal or message to a signalized intersection that results in preemption of the current control plan and grants right-of-way to the requesting vehicle.
local signal priority request Request from a vehicle to a signalized intersection for priority at that intersection.
maint and constr archive data Information describing road construction and maintenance activities identifying the type of activity, the work performed, and work zone information including work zone configuration and safety (e.g., a record of intrusions and vehicle speeds) information.. For construction activities, this information also includes a description of the completed infrastructure, including as-built plans as applicable. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
maint and constr dispatch information Information used to dispatch maintenance and construction vehicles, equipment, and crews and information used to keep work zone crews informed. This information includes routing information, traffic information, road restrictions, incident information, environmental information, decision support information, maintenance schedule data, dispatch instructions, personnel assignments, alert notifications, and corrective actions.
maint and constr dispatch status Current maintenance and construction status including work data, operator status, crew status, and equipment status.
maint and constr equipment repair status Current maintenance and repair status of the maintenance and construction vehicle fleet and other support equipment. This information includes a record of all maintenance and repair activities performed.
maint and constr fleet information Information supporting maintenance of the maintenance and construction vehicle fleet and other support equipment. This information includes vehicle status and diagnostic information, vehicle utilization, and coordination of when vehicles will be available for preventative and corrective maintenance.
maint and constr resource coordination Request for road maintenance and construction resources that can be used in the diversion of traffic (cones, portable signs), clearance of a road hazard, repair of ancillary damage, or any other incident response.
maint and constr resource request Request for road maintenance and construction resources that can be used in the diversion of traffic (cones, portable signs), clearance of a road hazard, repair of ancillary damage, or any other incident response. The request may poll for resource availability or request pre-staging, staging, or immediate dispatch of resources.
maint and constr resource response Current status of maintenance and construction resources including availability and deployment status. General resource inventory information covering vehicles, equipment, materials, and people and specific resource deployment status may be included.
maint and constr vehicle conditions Vehicle diagnostics information that is collected, filtered, and selectively reported by a maintenance and construction vehicle. The information includes engine temperature, mileage, tire wear, brake wear, belt wear, and any warnings or alarms concerning the operational condition of the vehicle and ancillary equipment.
maint and constr vehicle location data The current location and related status (e.g., direction and speed) of the maintenance/construction vehicle.
maint and constr vehicle operational data Data that describes the maintenance and construction activity performed by the vehicle. Operational data includes materials usage (amount stored and current application rate), operational state of the maintenance equipment (e.g., blade up/down, spreader pattern), vehicle safety status, and other measures associated with the operation of a maintenance, construction, or other special purpose vehicle. Operational data may include basic operational status of the vehicle equipment or a more precise record of the work performed (e.g., application of crack sealant with precise locations and application characteristics).
maint and constr vehicle system control Configure and control data that supports remote control of on-board maintenance and construction vehicle systems and field equipment that is remotely controlled by the vehicle. For example, the data can be used to adjust material application rates and spread patterns.
maint and constr work plans Future construction and maintenance work schedules and activities including anticipated closures with anticipated impact to the roadway, alternate routes, anticipated delays, closure times, and durations.
maintenance materials storage status The amount and availability of maintenance materials in storage facilities.
manifest data_ud Identifies Port of Entry, date, and information on carrier and goods, origin, etc.
manifest receipt confirmation_ud A notification of receipt of the vehicle manifest/documentation that confirms all necessary information was received.
media information request Request from the media for current transportation information.
multimodal archive data Operational information from alternate passenger transportation modes including air, rail transit, taxis, and ferries. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
multimodal service data Multimodal transportation schedules and other service information.
on-board vehicle data Information about the commercial vehicle stored on-board (for maintenance purposes, gate access, cargo status, lock status, etc.).
on-board vehicle request Request for on-board vehicle data.
parking demand management response Response to parking demand management change requests indicating level of compliance with request.
parking information General parking information and current parking availability.
parking lot data request Request for parking lot occupancy, fares, and availability. The request can be a subscription that initiates as-needed information updates as well as a one-time request for information.
parking lot inputs Instructions for operation of local parking facilities to support regional traffic management objectives (e.g. which parking lot exits to use). Also, includes inputs from traffic sensors to support calculation of parking lot occupancy and support more effective management of parking entrances and exits.
pass/pull-in Command to commercial vehicle to pull into or bypass inspection station.
patient status Information that supports assessment of the patient's condition. Information could include general categorization of patient status, patient vital signs, pertinent medical history, and emergency care information.
payment Payment of some kind (e.g., toll, parking, fare) by traveler which, in most cases, can be related to a credit account.
payment request Request for payment from financial institution.
payment violation notification Notification to enforcement agency of a toll, parking, or transit fare payment violation.
pollution state data request Aggregated emissions data information request.
pre-arrval notification_ud Information pertaining to the trip. Extent of information dependent on system. Carrier ID, driver ID, conveyance ID. In the future, this could also include additional information such as hazmat indication.
rail incident response status Status of the rail systemís response to current incidents.
railroad advisories Real-time notification of railway-related incident or advisory.
railroad schedules Train schedules, maintenance schedules, and other information from the railroad that supports forecast of HRI closures.
registration Registered owner of vehicle and associated vehicle information.
registration status_ud Status of a traveler registration application.
request for payment Request to deduct cost of service from user's payment account.
request for right-of-way Forwarded request from signal prioritization, signal preemption, pedestrian call, multi-modal crossing activation, or other source for right-of-way.
request for road network conditions_ud A request for current and forecasted traffic information, road and weather conditions, traffic incident information, and other road network status. Either raw data, processed data, or some combination of both may be provided by this architecture flow. Information on diversions and alternate routes, closures, and special traffic restrictions (lane/shoulder use, weight restrictions, width restrictions, HOV requirements) in effect is also included.
request for vehicle measures Request for vehicle performance and maintenance data collected by onboard sensors.
request tag data Request for tag information including credit identity, stored value card cash, etc.
resource coordination Coordination of resource inventory information, specific resource status information, resource prioritization and reallocation between jurisdictions, and specific requests for resources and responses that service those requests..
resource deployment status Status of traffic management resource deployment identifying the resources (vehicles, equipment, materials, and personnel) available and their current status. General resource inventory information and specific status of deployed resources may be included.
resource request A request for traffic management resources to implement special traffic control measures, assist in clean up, verify an incident, etc. The request may poll for resource availability or request pre-staging, staging, or immediate deployment of resources.
reversible lane status Current reversible lane status including traffic sensor and surveillance data and the operational status and mode of the reversible lane control equipment.
road network conditions Current and forecasted traffic information, road and weather conditions, traffic incident information, and other road network status. Either raw data, processed data, or some combination of both may be provided by this architecture flow. Information on diversions and alternate routes, closures, and special traffic restrictions (lane/shoulder use, weight restrictions, width restrictions, HOV requirements) in effect is also included.
road network conditions_ud Current and forecasted traffic information, road and weather conditions, incident information, and other road network status. Either raw data, processed data, or some combination of both may be provided by this architecture flow.
road network probe information Aggregated route usage, travel times, environmental conditions, and other aggregated data collected from probe vehicles.
road network status assessment Assessment of damage sustained by the road network including location and extent of the damage, estimate of remaining capacity, required closures, alternate routes, necessary restrictions, and time frame for repair and recovery.
road weather information Road conditions and weather information that are made available by road maintenance operations to other transportation system operators.
road weather information_ud Road conditions and weather information that are made available by road maintenance operations to other transportation system operators
roadside archive data A broad set of data derived from roadside sensors that includes current traffic conditions, environmental conditions, and any other data that can be directly collected by roadside sensors. This data also indicates the status of the sensors and reports of any identified sensor faults.
roadway information system data Information used to initialize, configure, and control roadside systems that provide driver information (e.g., dynamic message signs, highway advisory radio, beacon systems). This flow can provide message content and delivery attributes, local message store maintenance requests, control mode commands, status queries, and all other commands and associated parameters that support remote management of these systems.
roadway information system status Current operating status of dynamic message signs, highway advisory radios, beacon systems, or other configurable field equipment that provides dynamic information to the driver.
roadway maintenance status Summary of maintenance fleet operations affecting the road network. This includes the status of winter maintenance (snow plow schedule and current status).
roadway treatment system control Control data for remotely located, automated devices, that affect the roadway surface (e.g. de-icing applications).
roadway treatment system status Current operational status of automated roadway treatment devices (e.g., anti-icing systems).
route plan Tailored route provided by ISP in response to a specific request.
route request Request for a tailored route based on given constraints.
route restrictions Information about routes, road segments, and areas that do not allow the transport of security sensitive hazmat cargoes or include other restrictions (such as height or weight limits).
safety inspection record Record containing results of commercial vehicle safety inspection.
safety inspection report Report containing results of commercial vehicle safety inspection. The information may be provided as a response to a real-time query or proactively by the source. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
safety inspection request Request for safety inspection record.
safety status information Safety information such as safety ratings, inspection summaries, and violation summaries. A unique identifier is included. Corresponds to the safety portion of CVISN "snapshots." The status information may be provided as a response to a real-time query or as a result of a standing request for updated information (subscription). This may also include information about non-U.S. fleets for use by U.S. authorities, and information regarding U.S. fleets made available to Mexican and Canadian authorities. The query flow is not explicitly shown.
screening event record Results of CVO electronic screening activity.
screening results_ud Results of a commercial vehicle screening.
secure area sensor control Information used to configure and control threat sensors (e.g., thermal, acoustic, radiological, chemical), object, motion and intrusion detection sensors. The provided information controls sensor data collection, aggregation, filtering, and other local processing.
secure area sensor data Data provided by threat sensors (e.g., thermal, acoustic, radiological, chemical), and intrusion, motion, and object detection sensors in secure areas indicating the sensor's operational status, raw and processed sensor data, and alarm indicators when a threat has been detected.
secure area surveillance control Information used to configure and control audio and video surveillance systems used for transportation infrastructure security in secure areas. The provided information controls surveillance data collection, aggregation, filtering, and other local processing.
secure area surveillance data Data collected from surveillance systems used to monitor secure areas. Includes video, audio, processed surveillance data, equipment operational status, and alarm indicators when a threat has been detected.
security sensor information_ud Information from sensor systems used by border security to monitor vehicles, cargo, and travelers.
selected routes Routes selected based on route request criteria.
signal control data Information used to configure and control traffic signal systems.
signal control status Status of surface street signal controls.
speed monitoring information_ud System status including current operational state and logged information including measured speeds.
storage facility request Request for information about the equipment and/or materials available at a maintenance storage facility.
suggested route Suggested route for a dispatched emergency or maintenance vehicle that may reflect current network conditions and the additional routing options available to en route emergency or maintenance vehicles that are not available to the general public.
tag data Unique tag ID and related vehicle information.
tag data_ud Unique tag ID and related vehicle information.
tag update Update data held in tag which can be read by another roadside device (Commercial Vehicle Check Subsystem, Toll Collection Subsystem, etc.).
tax filing Commercial vehicle tax filing data. Authorization for payment is included.
threat information Threats regarding transportation infrastructure, facilities, or systems detected by a variety of methods (sensors, surveillance, threat analysis of advisories from outside agencies, etc.
threat information coordination Sensor, surveillance, and threat data including raw and processed data that is collected by sensor and surveillance equipment located in secure areas.
toll archive data Data indicating toll facility usage and pricing schedules. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
toll data Current toll schedules for different types of vehicles as well as advanced toll payment information.
toll data request Request made to obtain toll schedule information or pay a toll in advance. The request can be a subscription that initiates as-needed information updates as well as a one-time request for information.
toll instructions Information provided to configure and support toll plaza operations including toll pricing information.
toll transactions Detailed list of transactions from a toll station.
track status Current status of the wayside equipment and notification of an arriving train.
traffic archive data Information describing the use and vehicle composition on transportation facilities and the traffic control strategies employed. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
traffic control coordination Information transfers that enable remote monitoring and control of traffic management devices. This flow is intended to allow cooperative access to, and control of, field equipment during incidents and special events and during day-to-day operations. This flow also allows 24-hour centers to monitor and control assets of other centers during off-hours, allows system redundancies and fail-over capabilities to be established, and otherwise enables integrated traffic control strategies in a region.
traffic control priority request Request for signal priority at one or more intersections along a particular route.
traffic control priority status Status of signal priority request functions at the roadside (e.g. enabled or disabled).
traffic flow Raw and/or processed traffic detector data which allows derivation of traffic flow variables (e.g., speed, volume, and density measures) and associated information (e.g., congestion, potential incidents).
traffic images High fidelity, real-time traffic images suitable for surveillance monitoring by the operator or for use in machine vision applications. This flow includes the images and the operational status of the surveillance system.
traffic images_ud High fidelity, real-time traffic images suitable for surveillance monitoring by the operator or for use in machine vision applications. This flow includes the images and the operational status of the surveillance system.
traffic information coordination Traffic information exchanged between TMCís. Normally would include incidents, congestion data, traffic data, signal timing plans, and real-time signal control information.
traffic sensor control Information used to configure and control traffic sensor systems.
transaction status Response to transaction request. Normally dealing with a request for payment.
transit and fare schedules Transit service information including routes, schedules, schedule adherence, and fare information. Includes transit service information during evacuation.
transit archive data Data used to describe and monitor transit demand, fares, operations, and system performance. Content may include a catalog of available information, the actual information to be archived, and associated meta data that describes the archived information.
transit emergency data Initial notification of transit emergency at a transit stop or on transit vehicles and further coordination as additional details become available and the response is coordinated.
transit fare and passenger status Information provided from the traveler location that supports fare payments, passenger data, and associated record-keeping.
transit fare information Information provided by transit management that supports fare payment transactions and passenger data collection.
transit incident information Information on transit incidents that impact transit services for public dissemination.
transit information request Request for transit operations information including schedule and fare information. The request can be a subscription that initiates as-needed information updates as well as a one-time request for information.
transit multimodal information Transit schedule information for coordination at modal interchange points.
transit request confirmation Confirmation of a request for transit information or service.
transit schedule information Current and projected transit schedule adherence.
transit service coordination Schedule coordination information shared between local/regional transit organizations.
transit system data Current transit system operations information indicating current transit routes, the level of service on each route, and the progress of individual vehicles along their routes for use in forecasting demand and estimating current transportation network performance.
transit system status assessment Assessment of damage sustained by the public transportation system including location and extent of the damage, current operational status including an estimate of remaining capacity and necessary restrictions, and time frame for repair and recovery.
transit traveler information Transit information prepared to support transit users and other travelers. It contains transit schedules, real-time arrival information, fare schedules, alerts and advisories, and general transit service information.
transit traveler request Request by a Transit traveler to summon assistance, request transit information, or request any other transit services.
transit vehicle conditions Operating conditions of transit vehicle (e.g., engine running, oil pressure, or mileage).
transit vehicle location data Current transit vehicle location and related operational conditions data provided by a transit vehicle.
transit vehicle operator instructions Transit service instructions, traffic information, road conditions, and other information for both transit and paratransit operators.
transit vehicle passenger and use data Data collected on board the transit vehicle pertaining to availability and/or passenger count.
transit vehicle schedule performance Estimated times of arrival and anticipated schedule deviations reported by a transit vehicle.
transportation border clearance assessment Notification regarding the granting of permission for commercial freight shipment to enter the U.S. Includes directions for commercial driver to proceed to nearest vehicle weigh and inspection station for further review if required.
transportation system status Current status and condition of transportation infrastructure (e.g., tunnels, bridges, interchanges, TMC offices, maintenance facilities). In case of disaster or major incident, this flow provides an assessment of damage sustained by the surface transportation system including location and extent of the damage, estimate of remaining capacity and necessary restrictions, and time frame for repair and recovery.
travel time_ud Travel time information information derived from probe based sureveillance systems, or other methods.
traveler information Traveler information comprised of traffic and road conditions, advisories, incidents, payment information, transit services, and many other travel-related data updates and confirmations.
traveler information for media General traveler information regarding incidents, unusual traffic conditions, transit issues, or other advisory information that has been desensitized and provided to the media.
traveler profile Information about a traveler including equipment capabilities, personal preferences and recurring trip characteristics.
traveler registration_ud Application for traveler programs such as NEXUS,Ö Includes electronic filing of forms and associated payment.
traveler request Request by a traveler to summon assistance, request information, make a reservation, or initiate any other traveler service.
trip declaration identifiers Specific identifiers extracted from notification containing information regarding pending commercial freight shipment into the U.S. Includes carrier, vehicle, and driver identification data.
trip identification number The unique trip load number for a specific cross-border shipment.
trip log Driver's daily log, vehicle location, mileage, and trip activity (includes screening, inspection and border clearance event data as well as fare payments).
trip log request Request for trip log.
trip plan A sequence of links and special instructions comprising of a trip plan indicating efficient routes for navigating the links. Normally coordinated with traffic conditions, other incidents, preemption and prioritization plans.
trip request Request by a driver/traveler for special routing.
vehicle emissions data Measured emissions of specific vehicles comprised of exhaust pollutants including hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxides.
vehicle probe data Vehicle probe data indicating identity, route segment identity, link time and location.
video surveillance control Information used to configure and control video surveillance systems.
violation notification Notification to enforcement agency of a violation. The violation notification flow describes the statute or regulation that was violated and how it was violated (e. g., overweight on specific axle by xxx pounds or which brake was out of adjustment and how far out of adjustment it was). A violation differs from a citation because it is not adjudicated by the courts.
weather information Accumulated forecasted and current weather data (e.g., temperature, pressure, wind speed, wind direction, humidity, precipitation, visibility, light conditions, etc.).
widearea statistical pollution information Aggregated region-wide measured emissions data and possible pollution incident information.
work plan coordination Coordination of work plan schedules and activities between maintenance and construction organizations or systems. This information includes the work plan schedules and comments and suggested changes that are exchanged as work plans are coordinated and finalized.
work plan feedback Comments and suggested changes to proposed construction and maintenance work schedules and activities. This information influences work plan schedules so that they minimize impact to other system operations and the overall transportation system.
work zone information Summary of maintenance and construction work zone activities affecting the road network including the nature of the maintenance or construction activity, location, impact to the roadway, expected time(s) and duration of impact, anticipated delays, alternate routes, and suggested speed limits. This information may be augmented with images that provide a visual indication of current work zone status and traffic impacts.
work zone status Current work zone status including current location (and future locations for moving work zones), impact to the roadway, required lane shifts, expected time(s) and duration of impact, anticipated delays, alternate routes, and suggested speed limits.
work zone warning notification Notification of a work zone emergency or safety issue. This flow identifies that a work zone emergency or safety issue has occurred so that warnings may be generated by more than one system in the work zone.
work zone warning status Status of a work zone safety monitoring and warning devices. This flow documents system activations and includes additional supporting information (e.g., an image) that allows verification of the alarm.

Last updated: 11-18-05