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Description: Conditions Acquisition Reporting System (CARS) provides a multi-state database of travel events such as accidents and roadwork. CARS software allows authorized staff to input construction, accident, delay, and other roadway, weather and tourism event information into statewide databases. The CARS server also supports routine DOT dispatch, press release and emergency response activities.In the future the server may function as a data warehouse (future).
Status: Existing
Stakeholder: NYSDOT
Mapping: Information Service Provider
Other ISP


Central Access Traffic Signal Control
EMO Emergency Operations Center
Local DPW Dispatch
Local Fire Dispatch
Local Police Dispatch
Local Traffic Signal Control Systems
MTO Burlington TOC
MTO Downsview TOC
National Weather Service
Newspapers, Radio, Television Stations
NFTA/Metro Bus and Rail Operations Control Center
Niagara Falls Transit Center
NITTEC Traffic Operations Center
NYSDOT Region 5 Maintenance/Construction Residencies/Bridge Crew Facilities
NYSTA Division Traffic Office
NYSTA Operations and Maintenance
NYSTA Statewide Operations Center
Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices
Private Weather Providers
St. Catharines Transit Dispatch
State Emergency Operations Center
Tourist Information Radio Station
Traveler Vehicle
Welland Transit Center

Market Packages:

ATIS1 - Broadcast Traveler Information
ATIS1 - Broadcast Traveler Information
ATIS1 - Broadcast Traveler Information
ATMS06 - Traffic Information Dissemination
Equipment Packages: Basic Information Broadcast

Last updated: 11-18-05