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The Regional ITS Architecture resulted from the consensus input of a diverse set of stakeholders, encompassing traffic, transit, public safety, and many other operating agencies at local, state, and national levels. It includes both public and private sectors and spans the organizations that manage, support, or are impacted by the surface transportation system, with particular focus on agencies that operate transportation systems in the region.

Archived Data Users Organizations, agencies, or individuals that use archive data systems.
CAPWIN The Capital Wireless Information Net (CapWIN) is a regional coalition of public safety and transportation agencies across Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Government whose mission is to enable and promote interoperable data communications, operational data access, and incident coordination and situational awareness across jurisdictions and disciplines.
CHEMTREC CHEMTREC (CHEMical TRansportation Emergency Center) is dedicated to assisting emergency responders deal with incidents involving hazardous materials and dangerous goods. CHEMTREC® was established in 1971 by the chemical industry as a public service hotline for emergency responders, such as fire fighters and law enforcement, to obtain information and assistance for emergency incidents involving chemicals and hazardous materials. CHEMTREC's 24-hour Communications Center is located in Arlington, VA.
DC Circulator PPP DDOT has a public/private partnership with DC Surface Transit Inc. DDOT is responsible for the planning and operations of the DC circulator System, our contractor is WMATA.
DC Mayors Office - Special Events Task Group This group is responsible for planning and execution of special events in the district.
DC Surface Transit Inc. DC Surface Transit Inc. (DCST) is a non-profit comprised of the Downtown, Golden Triangle and Georgetown Business Improvement Districts; the Washington Convention Center Authority (WCCA); the Washington Convention and Tourism Corporation (WCTC); and the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC).
DDMV - District Department of Motor Vehicles The DDMV is responsible for licensing of vehicles in the district and for providing permits for operation of motor coaches and commercial vehicles in the district.
DDOE - District Department of the Environment The District Department of the Environment (DDOE) is responsible for the natural and indoor environments in the District of Columbia. DDOE’s work includes direct assistance to residents and businesses, policymaking, and monitoring and enforcement. DDOE was formed in 2006 from the Department of Health's Environmental Health Administration, the DC Energy Office, policy functions of the DDOT Urban Forestry Administration and policy functions of the DPW Office of Recycling.
DDOT Infrastructure Project Management Administration The Infrastructure Project Management Administration (IPMA) is responsible for the design, engineering and construction of roadways, bridges, traffic signals and alley projects in the District of Columbia. IPMA also manages special construction projects and all roadway assets.
DDOT Office of the Director The DDOT Office of the Director handles department wide activities and functions.
DDOT Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration The DDOT Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration (PPSA) establishes broad strategic goals to guide multi-modal program development, the policies necessary to implement these goals, and ensure compliance with these goals and policies through plan review and permitting.
DDOT Progressive Transportation Services Administration The mission of Progressive Transportation Services Administration (PTSA) of DDOT is to provide the public with efficient, affordable and diverse means of travel within the District.
DDOT Transportation Operations Administration The District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) manages and maintains the majority of the roads, streets, bridges, traffic signals, and related transportation infrastructure within the District of Columbia. DDOT is responsible for the management and response to regional emergencies regarding streets and roadways in the District of Columbia. The Transportation Operations Administration (TOA) seeks to effectively maintain the integrity of public assets, such as roadways, sidewalks, traffic calming devices, streetlights, parking meters, and ensure a safe and user-friendly transportation environment.
DDOT Urban Forestry Administration The DDOT Urban Forestry Administration (UFA) has the mission to manage and increase the District's street trees to maintain healthy trees.
DDOT/MPD/DDMV Stakeholder responsible for CVISN program in the district, which includes operations, enforcement, and credentialing of commercial vehicles in the District.
DDPW - District Department of Public Works The Department of Public Works provides the District’s most visible municipal services to keep the city clean, protect public safety, ease traffic flow and create turnover in parking spaces. DPW serves all District residents, businesses, visitors and commuters by providing solid waste services, including bulk trash collection, leaf and holiday tree collections, trash collection, recycling collection, street and alley cleaning, litter and graffiti removal, and solid waste education and enforcement; parking enforcement, including ticketing and towing, booting and impoundment, and removing abandoned and dangerous vehicles; fleet management, including fueling and vehicle maintenance services.
Department of Homeland Security Federal agency responsible for securing the nation. Includes counterterrorism, immigration, and border control responsibilities.
District Hospital Organizations Represents hospitals and trauma centers in the District
District OCTO The Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) is the central information technology (IT) and telecommunications agency in the District of Columbia government. OCTO develops, implements, and maintains the District’s IT and telecommunications infrastructure; develops and implements major citywide applications; establishes and oversees IT enterprise architecture and website standards for the District; and advises District agencies on technology solutions to improve services to businesses, residents and visitors in all areas of District government.
District Utilities- Cable This stakeholder represents the Cable company(ies) operating in the district (currently Clear Channel).
District Utilities- Gas This stakeholder represents the Gas company(ies) operating in the district (currently Washington Gas).
District Utilities- Power This stakeholder represents the Power company(ies) operating in the district (currently Pepco).
District Utilities- Telephone and Internet This stakeholder represents the company(ies) providing telephone and internet services to the district (currently Verizon, Cox Cable, and Comcast).
District Utilities- Water This stakeholder represents the Water company(ies) operating in the district (currently WASA).
Emergency Management Agencies of MD and VA This stakeholder represents the agencies in Maryland ( Maryland Emergency Management Agency - MEMA) and Virginia (VDOT Central Office) that operate the Statewide Emergency Operations Centers.
Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the Department of Homeland Security coordinating disaster response.
FEMS - District Fire-Emergency Medical Service The District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (FEMS) is an all-hazards agency providing emergency medical care and transportation (EMS), fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material response, and technical rescue services to residents and visitors in the District of Columbia.
FHWA RITA Federal Highway Administration, Research & Innovative Technology Administration
Financial Institutions Financial and banking institutions that play a role in the transfer of funds for fare collection as well as for other fee based transportation services.
FMCSA - Federal Motor Carrier Administration FMCSA is responsible for the issuance, administration, and enforcement of safety regulations and hazardous materials regulations for commercial vehicles and carriers.
Government Agencies A general stakeholder representing government agencies (at Federal, State, or district level) that require reporting of archive data.
HSEMA - Homeland Security Emergency Management Agency The DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency represents the police, fire, rescue, and other emergency services provided by the District of Columbia including DC Emergency Management Agency (DC EMA).
I-95 Corridor Coalition The I-95 Corridor Coalition is an alliance of transportation agencies, toll authorities, and related organizations, including public safety, from the State of Maine to the State of Florida, with affiliate members in Canada. The Coalition provides a forum for key decision and policy makers to address transportation management and operations issues of common interest. This volunteer, consensus-driven organization enables its myriad state, local and regional member agencies to work together to improve transportation system performance far more than they could working individually.
Interagency Group Transportation agency/operators of the E-ZPass toll system, which includes Maryland SHA and VDOT.
Local Counties and Municipalities Represents general county or municipal agencies that interface with DDOT. These include Montgomery, Prince Georges, Fairfax, and Arlington Counties, and the municipalities that are in these counties and adjoin the district.
Local Transit Operators Represents local transit agencies that operate in the region that are not specifically called out by the architecture. This can include RideOn; ART; DASH all interface, PRTC; Loudon County Transit; MARTA Buses as well as private companies that may operate in the district including Georgetown Shuttle, Fairfax connector; CUE (city of Fairfax).
MATOC - Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination The Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination (MATOC) Program is a consortium of major transportation agencies focused on interjurisdictional coordination of transportation management activities. Member agencies include the District Department of Transportation, the Maryland Department of Transportation, the Virginia Department of Transportation, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. MATOC activities are undertaken collectively by the staffs of and within the locations of the existing member agencies' traffic operations centers and other operations facilities. The MATOC program also addresses interjurisdictional incident notification practices, interagency procedures and protocols, and regional public traveler information.
MDSHA - Maryland State Highway Administration The Maryland State Highway Administration is responsible for managing and operating the roadways in Maryland. MDSHA operates the CHART system.
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments/National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (COG/TPB) The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is a voluntary non-profit 501 (c) (3) association of 250 local, state, and federal elected officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia, representing local governments in the Washington metropolitan region. The TPB is the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board and is a separate board, housed at COG. The TPB is responsible, under federal mandate, for coordinating planning and funding for the region’s transportation system TPB members include representatives of local governments; state transportation agencies; state and District of Columbia legislatures; and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA)
MPD- Metropolitan Police Department The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) is the primary law enforcement agency for the District of Columbia.
MWAA - Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) operates the Washington area airports in Virginia, namely Reagan Washington National Airport Baltimore Washington Airport, and Dulles International Airport. They are responsible for transportation operations on their facilities.
National Capital Planning Commission The National Capital Planning Commission is the federal government’s planning agency for the National Capital Region. NCPC protects and enhances the historic, cultural, and natural resources of the national capital by: - Creating and updating the Comprehensive Plan for the National Capital Region - Crafting long-range plans and planning policies - Reviewing a variety of federal and District of Columbia development projects - Producing the annual Federal Capital Improvements Program (FCIP) NCPC coordinates the planning efforts of federal agencies that construct and renovate facilities within the National Capital Region. We represent the federal government on a number of local and regional planning boards and we encourage public participation in all aspects of the agency’s work.
National Park Service/United States Park Police (NPS/USPP) The United States Park Police is a unit of the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Capital Region, with jurisdiction in all National Park Service areas and certain other federal/state lands. NPS owns and polices some major roadways in the Washington metropolitan area, including the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, the Clara Barton Parkway, Memorial Bridge, Rock Creek Parkway, the Suitland Parkway, and the George Washington Memorial Parkway, as well as major portions of Constitution Avenue, Independence Avenue, and other roadways in and around the National Mall in Washington.
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Includes the National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center.
Office of the Architect of the Capital The Office of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is responsible to the United States Congress for the maintenance, operation, development, and preservation of 16.5 million square feet of buildings and more than 450 acres of land throughout the Capitol com
Private Commercial Vehicle Freight and Fleet Operators Private owners of commercial vehicles that carry goods throughout the region, including companies such as Fed Ex and UPS.
Private Mayday/Concierge Service Providers Private providers of Mayday or Concierge Services (e.g. On Star).
Private News Media Television, Radio, and Print Media. Includes TV network affiliates
Private Rail Operators Private Rail Operators that operate in the district (e.g. CSX).
Private Traveler Information Providers Local, regional and national information service providers that provide travel information to the traveling public (both subscription service and general broadcast information). Includes internet sites, service bureaus, etc.
Private Travelers Traveling public accessing various modes of transportation, including surface street, air, rail/transit, and non-motorized.
Private Weather Service Providers Private companies that provide weather information customized for transportation.
Regional Event Promoters Event Promoters include sports facilities, schools, theaters, churches, tourism centers, etc. whose events impact transportation with the influx of large numbers of vehicles and people. This stakeholder includes the major sports teams in the region- Nationals, Redskins, Wizards/Capitals, and the RFK Stadium Events.
Regional Multimodal Transportation Service Provider Represents Amtrak, Metro-North, and inter-city bus terminals.
Regional Parking Providers Represents private parking providers in the district (e.g. Colonial Parking)
Regional Toll Agencies Toll agencies in the region, with either current or future toll road activities. These include the Dulles Greenway, the Maryland Transportation Authority (MdTA), and the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Regional Transit Agencies A stakeholder group representing transit agencies throughout the Capital Region. (including PTSA, WMATA in the district and agencies such as Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission in Virginia)
US Capital Police United States Capital Police is charged with protecting life and property; preventing, detecting, and investigating criminal acts; and enforcing traffic regulations throughout a large complex of congressional buildings, parks, and thoroughfares. Additionally, they are responsible for protecting Members of Congress, Officers of the United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, and their families. We serve these individuals throughout the entire United States, its territories and possessions, and throughout the District of Columbia.
US Secret Service The United States Secret Service is a federal law enforcement agency with headquarters in Washington, D.C., and more than 150 offices throughout the United States and abroad. The Secret Service was established in 1865, solely to suppress the counterfeiting of U.S. currency. Today, the agency is mandated by Congress to carry out dual missions: protection of national and visiting foreign leaders, and criminal investigations.
VDOT - Virginia Department of Transportation The VDOT operates and manages roadways and transportation facilities throughout Virginia. VDOT operates the Traffic Operations Center and the Traffic Signal System, operates snow plows and safety service patrols.
WMATA - Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority WMATA is a regional compact organization that provides bus (MetroBus), heavy rail (MetroRail) and paratransit/demand access (MetroAccess) services to the National Capital Region. WMATA also manages and maintains, parking facilities associated with rail stations, rail yards and maintenance facilities, and bus garages and maintenance facilities.

Last updated: 06-10-11