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Equipment Package: Emissions Data Management

Description: This equipment package assimilates and stores air quality measures and roadside collected emissions data. General air quality measures are distributed as general traveler information and also may be used for in demand management programs. Collected roadside emissions are analyzed and used to detect, identify, and notify concerned parties regarding vehicles that exceed emissions standards.
Included In: MOE Center
NYSDOT Main Office Environmental Analysis Bureau
General Functional Requirements 1 - The center shall collect, analyze, and store vehicle emissions data collected from roadside sensors.
2 - The center shall collect, analyze, and store wide area pollution data collected from sensors that may the general (wide area) environment.
3 - The center shall configure and control emissions and air quality sensors located in the field.
4 - The center shall maintain a database of pollution reference data including acceptable and tolerable emissions and pollution levels for the area served by the center.
5 - The center shall support an interface with a map update provider, or other appropriate data sources, through which updates of digitized map data can be obtained and used as a background for emissions.
6 - The center shall establish violation parameters, detect emissions violators, obtain the vehicle registration data from the appropriate State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office, and then provide the capability to send violation information to a law enforcement agency.
7 - The center shall distribute air quality information to the media, traveler information service providers, and traffic management centers. This information may be used for information to travelers or part of demand management programs.

Last updated: 11-18-05