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ITS Element: NFTA/Metro Bus and Rail Operations Control Center

Description: Transit center that performs the dispatch function for light rail service, fixed-route bus, and paratransit in the City of Buffalo. Serves as a coordination point for transit and traffic management with NITTEC. Provides emergency operations and control for all NFTA systems.
Status: Existing
Stakeholder: Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority
Mapping: Emergency Management
Traffic Management
Transit Management
Other Emergency Management
Other Transit Management
Other Traffic Management


511 System - Canada
Amtrak Passenger Train Terminal
Buffalo Intermodal Transportation Center
Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Buffalo Niagara International Airport Parking System
County EOC
Financial Institutions
Inter-City Bus Service
Local DPW Dispatch
Local EOC Public Information Office
Local Traffic Signal Control Systems
Local/Agency EOC
Mayday/Concierge Service Center
Metropolitan Transportation Center
MPO Data Collection and Reporting System
MTO RoadInfo
NFTA Court System
NFTA Field Equipment
NFTA Fixed Route Transit Vehicles
NFTA Kiosks
NFTA Light Rail Vehicles
NFTA Metro Transit Police Dispatch
NFTA Paratransit Vehicles
NFTA Rail Maintenance
NFTA Traffic Central for Radio and TV
NFTA Web Page
Niagara Falls International Airport
NITTEC Traffic Operations Center
NYS Travel Information Gateway
NYSDOT Highway Work Permit System
NYSDOT Public Information Office System
NYSDOT Region 5 Maintenance/Construction Residencies/Bridge Crew Facilities
NYSDOT Regional Emergency Operations Center
NYSDOT Statewide Information Centers (511)
NYSDOT Transit Data Archive
NYSTA Traveler Services System
NYSTA Web Page
Private Sector Traveler Information Services
Private Weather Providers
Private Web Sites
Transit Terminal Security Systems
Western NY / Southern Ontario Incident and Mutual Aid Network

Market Packages:

AD2 - ITS Data Warehouse
AD2 - ITS Data Warehouse
APTS1 - Transit Vehicle Tracking
APTS2 - Transit Fixed-Route Operations
APTS3 - Demand Response Transit Operations
APTS4 - Transit Passenger and Fare Management
APTS5 - Transit Security
APTS5 - Transit Security
APTS6 - Transit Maintenance
APTS7 - Multi-modal Coordination
APTS7 - Multi-modal Coordination
APTS7 - Multi-modal Coordination
APTS8 - Transit Traveler Information
ATIS1 - Broadcast Traveler Information
ATIS2 - Interactive Traveler Information
ATMS02 - Probe Surveillance
ATMS03 - Surface Street Control
ATMS06 - Traffic Information Dissemination
ATMS07 - Regional Traffic Control
ATMS13 - Standard Railroad Grade Crossing
EM01 - Emergency Call-Taking and Dispatch
EM06 - Wide-Area Alert
EM07 - Early Warning System
EM08 - Disaster Response and Recovery
EM08 - Disaster Response and Recovery
EM09 - Evacuation and Reentry Management
EM09 - Evacuation and Reentry Management
EM10 - Disaster Traveler Information
EM10 - Disaster Traveler Information
MC04 - Weather Information Processing and Distribution
MC10 - Maintenance and Construction Activity Coordination
Equipment Packages: Center Secure Area Alarm Support
Center Secure Area Surveillance
Emergency Call-Taking
Emergency Early Warning System
Emergency Evacuation Support
Emergency Response Management
HRI Traffic Management
TMC Evacuation Support
TMC Incident Dispatch Coordination/Communication
TMC Multimodal Coordination
TMC Probe Information Collection
TMC Regional Traffic Control
TMC Signal Control
Traffic Data Collection
Transit Center Fare and Load Management
Transit Center Fixed-Route Operations
Transit Center Information Services
Transit Center Multi-Modal Coordination
Transit Center Paratransit Operations
Transit Center Security
Transit Center Tracking and Dispatch
Transit Data Collection
Transit Evacuation Support
Transit Garage Maintenance
Transit Garage Operations

Last updated: 11-18-05