FTE Regional ITS Architecture (Final)

ITS Inventory


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Many stakeholders develop, operate, or maintain ITS elements in the FTE region. The ITS Architecture inventory is an alphabetical listing of the stakeholder ITS elements. Each ITS element is hotlinked to a page with specific details for that ITS element.

ElementDescription
911 Emergency Call Centers Represents the various county and local call taker systems that handle 911 calls. This includes the FHP, county sheriffs, and many local police call taker systems. It also includes E911 systems.
Archived Data User Systems Users of archived data.
CHEMTREC CHEMTREC (CHEMical TRansportation Emergency Center) was established by the chemical industry as a public service hotline for fire fighters, law enforcement, and other emergency responders to obtain information and assistance for emergency incidents involving chemicals and hazardous materials.
Commercial Vehicle Privately owned commercial vehicles. Included in the architecture to cover HAZMAT incident reporting.
Connected Vehicles Represents connected vehicles with the ability to communicate with other vehicles or roadside equipment.
County and City Roadway Maintenance and Construction Systems Generic element representing the road maintenance and construction systems operating in the region. This includes local, municipal and county maintenance departments.
County Court System Generic element representing the various court systems used to seek restitution from toll violators.
County EOCs/Warning Points Generic element representing county emergency operation centers (EOCs). The county EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around the county. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal. Recovery planning and financial assistance from the State of Florida and FEMA are established through the EOC.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Dispatch Generic element representing county fire and rescue dispatch centers. In some counties, this may include dispatching volunteer departments and EMS. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions. Note that there are multiple fire districts in some counties. In these cases, there is an overall county-wide dispatch operation that dispatches ambulances and other assets and independent dispatch operations for each of the other districts in the county.
County Fire EMS/Rescue Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county fire trucks, fire apparatus, and other rescue vehicles.
County Sheriff Dispatch Generic element representing the county sheriff dispatch center. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
County Sheriffs Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard county sheriff vehicles.
E-Pass Service Center The Customer Service Centers that distribute E-Pass tags and provide the back room functions.
FDLE Headquarters Represents the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office in Tallahassee that originates Amber Alerts.
FDOT Asset Management Systems Database systems used by FDOT to perform asset management.
FDOT CV Parking Management System Represents the Commercial Vehicle (CV) Parking Management System for the State of Florida. This system determines parking availability at CV parking facilities and communicates this information downstream to commercial vehicle operators.
FDOT Statewide ITS WAN/C2C Infrastructure Represents the Center-to-Center (C2C) infrastructure, via the Statewide ITS Wide Area Network (WAN) that connects the Regional Transportation Management Centers (RTMCs) and Transportation Management Centers (TMCs) operated by FDOT in the State of Florida.
FDOT Statewide OIS Enterprise Databases Operated and maintained by the FDOT Office of Information System, this is a statewide database that includes bridge inventory, roadway character inventory system, and pavement management systems.
FHP Lake Worth Regional Communications Center The Lake Worth Regional Communications Center (LWRCC) dispatches FHP Troop K vehicles, which patrol the FTE Highway System. The dispatch provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Financial Institutions Banking and financial institutions used by ITS systems to perform various banking transactions (e.g., funds transfers, credit card account management).
Florida 511 The system that provides near real-time advanced traveler information in the State of Florida. The system may include video images, travel time information, construction information, and subscription services.
Florida DMV Licensing and Registration System Vehicle registration systems of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. These systems provides commercial driver's license and vehicle registration in the State of Florida.
Florida Highway Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that are owned by the state and operated by the Florida Highway Patrol.
Florida State Incident and Mutual Aid Network State Public Safety Communications Network.
Florida Statewide EOC/Warning Point (SEOC) The state emergency operations center, located in Tallahassee that provides central command and control during major emergencies in the state of Florida. Serves as an information clearinghouse for disaster-related information. Includes a regional database containing the evacuation routes for the regional area. Includes basic primary and secondary route information.
Florida Statewide Tolling Customer Service Center This element represents a future, centralized, state-run tolling customer service center for the entire State of Florida. Tolling information would be sent from individual tolling plazas to this customer service center.
FTE Data Collection Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise including vehicle detectors and CCTV cameras to monitor traffic. Includes mobile CCTVs (van-mounted).
FTE Data Dissemination Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise including DMSs, HARs, and other public information dissemination systems. Includes portable DMSs.
FTE EOC Represent the FDOT Turnpike Enterprise Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
FTE Facilities Management Department Represents the department of FTE responsible for facilities management and facilities monitoring
FTE Facilities Monitoring Equipment Represents monitoring equipment at secure FTE facilities, such as building access control.
FTE Infrastructure Monitoring Equipment Infrastructure monitoring equipment including IR, cameras and motion detectors. These sensors and detectors are operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise to monitor and protect FDOT infrastructure and facilities, and not for traffic monitoring.
FTE Maintenance and Construction Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the maintenance and construction vehicle owned and operated by FDOT Turnpike Enterprise. This may include vehicles currently operated or owned by private contractors but used for FTE projects.
FTE Maintenance Facilities Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for FDOT Turnpike Enterprise. Dispatches maintenance vehicles and equipment for maintaining the road, bridges and ITS equipment owned by the FDOT Turnpike Enterprise.
FTE OIS Enterprise Database FTE database that includes bridge inventory, roadway character inventory system, and pavement management systems.
FTE Operations Center (Pompano) This regional TMC will manage Floridas Turnpike Enterprise operations in South Florida and will be staffed by both FTE and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
FTE Operations Center (Turkey Lake) This Turnpike Enterprise operations center is located at Turkey Lake and manages Turnpike operations in the northern portion of the turnpike system. This regional TMC is staffed by both FTE and Florida Highway Patrol personnel.
FTE Portable Workzone Field Equipment Represents mobile traffic control and data sensor equipment operated by Florida Turnpike Enterprise, such as portable DMSs, CCTV cameras, and HARs.
FTE Road Rangers Safety Patrol Vehicles Represents the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the vehicles that provide roadside assistance to individuals traveling on the Florida Turnpike Enterprise System.
FTE Sunpass Toll Collection System Electronic toll collection roadway equipment. e.g., tag readers, toll booth equipment, lane curtains, etc., operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise.
FTE Sunwatch Center (Turkey Lake) Centralized toll operations center for the Florida Turnpike Enterprise, to monitor toll plaza operations throughout the FTE system.
FTE TEAMS Florida Turnpike Enterprise Asset Management System (TEAMS). TEAMS allows users to input assets to maintain inventory TEAMS may include traffic safety/crash information, roadway information, traffic operational data, assets, and maintenance information.
FTE Toll Plaza Centers Represents individual tolling locations
FTE Traffic Control Field Equipment Represents the ITS field equipment operated by the Florida Turnpike Enterprise such as lane control systems, to control traffic.
FTE Traffic Count Database Future FTE traffic volume and count database for transportation planning purposes.
FTE Transportation Data Warehouse This system collects and archives traffic data, land use data, crash data (includes both short and long form inputs in some counties), and inventory data for each of the transportation-relevant systems in the FDOT Turnpike Enterprise. This information is then provided to the statewide archive in Tallahassee.
LeeWay Customer Service Center The customer service center for the LeeWay toll system.
Local EOCs Generic element representing municipal and local emergency operation centers (EOCs). The Local EOC provides a coordinating point for the effective management of local emergencies to catastrophic events in and around a metropolitan area. It is the lead organization in coordinating disaster response from a municipal level to state and federal.
Local Fire/EMS Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal Fire Rescue and EMS dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Fire/EMS Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard the fire trucks, fire apparatus, EMS vehicles and other vehicles operated by local and municipal fire departments.
Local Police Dispatch Generic element representing the local and municipal police dispatch centers. The dispatch center provides call taking, communications, and dispatch functions.
Local Police Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard local and municipal police vehicles.
Local Venue Event Scheduling System This general system represents the convention centers, music centers, sporting facilities and other venues that regularly host events that impact traffic. Specific examples in the Southeast Florida region include the Pompano Beach Harness Track, the Gulfstream Race Track, Thomas J. White Stadium, Lockhart Stadium, and the Heron Bay Country Club. Major venues for professional sports teams (e.g., American Airlines Arena and National Car Rental Center) are specifically identified by other elements in this regional architecture.
Municipality Event Permit Systems This generic element represents the special permit offices and associated systems that provide permits for large public gatherings and special events in the region.
National Hurricane Center Info. System This system provides information to the public by issuing watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics.
National Weather Service National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regional field office.
Newspapers, Radio, Television Stations The numerous local media (newspaper, radio, television) stations.
Osceola County Customer Service Center Customer service center providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the Osceola County electronic toll collection system.
Other FDOT District Maintenance and Construction Represents the maintenance systems and maintenance dispatch for other FDOT Districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT Maintenance and Construction functions to those in other districts.
Other FDOT District TMCs Represents FDOT TMCs in other districts. This element is used to define the interface from the region's FDOT TMC to those in other districts.
Private Archived Data Providers Represents private, third-party archived data providers.
Private Fleet Vehicle Dispatch Systems Charter bus fleets, major truck fleet operators, taxi services, limo services, etc. that operate in Florida. Note that the dispatch may actually be outside the state.
Private Sector Traveler Information Services Represents private sector traveler information services that may provide traveler information directly to regional agencies and/or to the traveling public. Examples include WAZE, Google, and a variety of smartphone applications.
Private Tow Wrecker Vehicles Generic element representing the ITS-devices (i.e., mobile data terminals) onboard privately owned tow or wrecker vehicles.
Private Tow Wreckers Dispatch Dispatch function for privately owned tow or wrecker service.
Private Travelers Personal Computing Devices E.g., cellular telephones, PDAs, and personal computers.
Private/Public Ambulance Dispatch Dispatch center for private/public ambulance service. Currently operating out of the county dispatch centers.
Private/Public Weather Information Providers This element represents the variety of public and private weather services that provide weather forecasts and real-time weather information.
Regional HAZMAT Team Represents regional HAZMAT response teams. May consist of local, county and/or FDOT public safety responders.
Rest Areas/Visitor Centers/Service Plazas Rest areas and visitor centers with varied amenities owned, operated or managed by FDOT. Tourist information, emergency evacuation information, and general traffic information could be provided in the future.
Statewide ETC Reciprocity Network This is a network that allows reconciliation of toll charges across different agencies. This network allows the exchange of information about clients who have incurred charges in jurisdictions of toll collection agencies other than their home (billing) customer service center. This information is used to resolve toll payments between the participating customer service centers. This architecture flow enables "reciprocity" between participating customer service centers.
SunGuide Data Archiving The Regional Integrated Transportation Information System (RITIS) is an automated data sharing, dissemination and archiving system that includes many performance measure, dashboard, and visual analytics tools that help agencies gain situational awareness.
SunPass CSC Web Site Web site and information portal (including account information) for SunPass customers.
SunPass Customer Service Center Customer Service Centers (CSCs) for the SunPass electronic toll system, providing administrative back office and customer support functions for the electronic toll system.
SunPass Tag SunPass vehicle transponder used for electronic payment of toll and other, e.g. Airport Parking.
Vehicles Represents the ITS elements installed on private traveler vehicles.