ITS Inventory

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Inventory Element Description
Accident Reporting System The Accident Reporting System consists of two components working in conjunction to record and manage accident/crash reporting data. The server component resides on a central database server, which hosts numerous other applications/databases. All accident/crash data will be transported and entered into this server component. The client component is central to entering and maintaining the accident/crash data. Most likely, the client component will be a web client that interconnects to the server component via XML and other Internet related protocols and standards. Pertinent data will be exported or queried by other systems such as VT CVIEW System.
Advance Transit Dispatch Fixed route Advance transit dispatch. White River Junction region (including NH).
Advance Transit Vehicles Represents the ITS equipment aboard Advance transit vehicles.
Advance Transit Website Website for Advance Transit information, schedules,etc..
AMTRAK Station Information Information on train schedules.
AOT Traffic Research VTrans Central Operations Unit that collects road usage data.
Archive Data Users Systems or agencies that use archive data.
Aspen A laptop based system to conduct roadside safety inspections.
Building and General Services Rest Area Traveler Information Centers VTrans operated traveler information centers.
Burlington International Airport The international airport located in Burlington.
Bus Stop Displays Represents bus stop annunciation systems providing information such as next bus time.
CARS Server 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).
CCMPO Website Website providing CCMPO information.
CCTA Bus Stop Displays Represents CCTA bus stop annunciation systems providing information such as next bus time.
CCTA Demand Response Dispatch This element represents a future demand response dispatch function that is operated by CCTA (as opposed to the current situation of contracting out this function).
CCTA Demand Response Vehicles This element represents the ITS equipment on future CCTA owned demand response vehicles.
CCTA Dispatch Dispatch center for CCTA Vehicles. In the future this could include computer aided dispatch.
CCTA Fixed Route Transit Vehicles This element represents ITS equipment on CCTA fixed route transit vehicles. May be equipped with AVL for schedule adherence.
CCTA Maintenance Garage This element represents the CCTA vehicle maintenance functions (along with any separate communications links to those functions).
CCTA Transit Card This represents one possible path for electronic fare collection systems in the state- a system adopted and used by the largest transit agency in the state (rather than a statewide smartcard).
CCTA Transit Transfer Centers Represents CCTA transit stations or centers for transfer from one transit system to another. Includes transit center displays to provide transit traveler information.
CCTA Website Website for CCTA information, schedules and closures.
Cellular Probe Data Provider Cellular Companies that can provide vehicle probe information based on location capabilities for the subscriber phones.
Chittenden Regional Field Equipment ITS field equipment owned and operated by Chittenden County Towns and Cities.
Chittenden Regional TOC Represents future traffic operations center for the Chittenden region. Operated by Chittenden County Transportation Authority, or possibly VTrans.
City of Burlington EOC Emergency Operations Center for City of Burlington
CODES Database Database of emergency response information.
Commercial Drivers License Information System (CDLIS) The nationwide driver's license system that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has developed and issued standards for testing and licensing CMV drivers.
Commercial Vehicle Data Archive Archive of commercial vehicle safety inspection data.
Commercial Vehicles This represents ITS equipment in privately owned commercial vehicles. This classification applies to all such vehicles ranging from small panel vans used in local pick-up and delivery services to large, multi-axle tractor trailer rigs operating on long haul routes.
Crash Records Database Users Agencies and systems that access crash record databases
DMV CV Enforcement Vehicles Represents the ITS systems in Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Vehicles.
Domestic Intermodal Ports of Entry Domestic Intermodal facilities (e.g. Gilford). New intermodal port of entry is being built and established on the Massachusetts border.
E 9-1-1 Board System This element represents the central E-9-1-1 system that is used to monitor and update the various E 9-1-1 systems in operations at PSAPs throughout the state.
E Citation Process Electronic Citation program.
Excise Summary Terminal Activity Reporting System (ExSTARS) A fuel tracking system developed with the cooperation of the IRS, DOT, States and Motor Fuel Industry which details the movement of any liquid product into or out of an IRS approved terminal.
Federal Homeland Security Office Federal Homeland Security Office that would be notified regarding incidents or emergencies at the international border crossings.
Financial Institutions Financial companies that handle electronic transactions.
Fleet Management Systems Dispatch function of Commercial Vehicle Fleets
FORETELL Center Server FORETELL Center (Boulder, CO) integrates NWS and other RWIS data (in the future). Also integrates CARS (Atlanta, GA) terminal inputs.
FORETELL Website Website providing road weather information.
GMTA Dispatch Represents the dispatch function for Green Mountain Transit Authority. GMTA Dispatch represents the main dispatch function in Berlin and the base for GMTA. However, GMTA includes sub-agencies (covering the Capital district) as well as dispatch functions in Warren (Mad Bus) and Moscow ( Stowe Trolley and Lamoille).
GMTA Maintenance Garage This element represents the GMTA vehicle maintenance functions (along with any separate communications links to those functions).
GMTA Vehicles GMTA transit vehicles operating fixed and paratransit routes.
GMTA Website Website for Green Mountain Transit information.
IFTA Clearinghouse This is a national clearinghouse designed to allocate fuel taxes between multiple states for motor carrier activities across jurisdictional lines, in accordance with the International Fuel Tax Agreement.
Independent School District Buses School Buses operated by area school districts.
Independent School District Dispatch Dispatching systems for school districts buses.
Independent School District Websites Websites operated by Independent School Districts.
Inland Check Facility Inland check facility located within 100 miles of the border of Vermont.
Institutions (UVM) Institutions (educational and other) that contract with CCTA for transit services.
International Intermodal Ports of Entry International Intermodal Ports of Entry including DerbyLine.
IRP Clearinghouse This is a registration reciprocity agreement among jurisdictions in the United States and Canada which provides for payment of license fees on the basis of fleet miles operated in various jurisdictions
Lake Champlain Ferries Represents the operations center or the information center for the Lake Champlain Ferries.
Local Transit Dispatch Dispatch function for all transit agencies in Vermont not called out specifically in the architecture (CCTA, GMTA, Marble Valley, and Advance).
Local Transit Vehicles Transit vehicles operated by local transit agencies in Vermont
Local Transit Websites Local transit websites for scheduling and other information.
Maintenance Activity Tracking System (MATS) Database system to track roadway maintenance activity throughout the state.
Marble Valley Transit Dispatch Dispatch function for Marble Valley Transit.
Marble Valley Transit Kiosks Kiosks at transit stations providing Marble Valley Transit information.
Marble Valley Transit Maintenance Garage Garage provides maintenance of all vehicles for Marble Valley Transit.
Marble Valley Transit Vehicles Transit and other vehicles for Marble Valley Transit.
Marble Valley Transit Website Marble Valley Transit website for transit information, schedules, and other information, such as links with state, FTA and other transit agencies.
Mass Highway TOC Represents the Traffic Operations Centers operated by Mass Highway Department.
MTQ Sherbrooke TMC Ministry of Transportation Quebec TMC in Sherbrooke.
Municipal Field Equipment This includes the signal controllers, cameras, signal preemption and signal priority equipment for each municipality.
Municipal Maintenance Dispatch This element represents the dispatch function for roadway and equipment maintenance at the municipal level for those areas not explicitly broken out with separate elements.
Municipal Maintenance Vehicles Represents the snow plows and other maintenance vehicles that are owned and operated by municipalities in Vermont.
Municipal Public Safety Dispatch This element represents the police, fire, and EMS emergency dispatch functions at the municipal level. This general element also represents each of the community public safety answering points in Vermont.
Municipal Public Safety Vehicles Element represents the ITS equipment in public safety vehicles (police, fire, and EMS) operated by each Municipality.
Municipal TOC Traffic signal systems for municipalities in Vermont.
Municipal Websites Websites of municipalities in the state.
National Weather Service General weather information available from the National Weather Service
New Hampshire TMC Traffic Management Center(s) operated by New Hampshire DOT.
NYSDOT Capital Region TMC Represents traffic management center operated by NY State DOT in the Albany region.
Other County/State/Province/Federal Public Safety Dispatch Represents county, state and province level public safety dispatch for counties/province in bordering states. Also represents federal agencies involved in emergency management. Some Fire/EMS dispatch for municipalities within Vermont is handled by dispatch centers in New Hampshire and New York.
Other Local Transit Systems Represents the dispatch function of local transit systems. This element used to describe the interface from one local system to another local system.
Other Municipal Maintenance Dispatch This element represents the dispatch function for roadway and equipment maintenance at the municipal level for those areas not explicitly broken out with separate elements.
Other Municipal Public Safety This element represents municipal public safety dispatch functions and is used to identify the interface from one municipal public safety dispatch to another.
Other State Counties Traffic and Maintenance Represents traffic and maintenance operations for counties in bordering states.
Other States Credentials Admin and Safety Systems Credentials and safety inspection systems in other states or Canada.
Other Traveler Smart Cards Smart Cards used by travelers that could also be used for transit fare payment.
Other VTrans District Maintenance Dispatch This element represents any of the VTrans Maintenance Dispatch centers and is used to represent the interface from one dispatch center to another.
PRISM Central Site The USDOT Performance and Registration Information Systems Management program's central site where they collect data from all participating states and allow access to credential and safety information from other participating states. PRISM involves two processes: the Commercial Vehicle Registration Process, and the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Process (MCSIP), which work in parallel to identify motor carriers and hold them responsible for the safety of their operation.
Private Tow and Wrecker Dispatch Dispatch function for privately owned tow or wrecker service.
Private Tow and Wrecker Vehicles Tow and wrecker vehicles operated by private companies.
Private Traveler Information Systems Represents traveler information systems operated by private companies operating at a statewide or regional level.
Private Vehicles Vehicles owned by travelers.
Public and Private Utilities Dispatch Dispatch functions for private utilities serving the region.
Query Central A DMV system that is able to access Past Inspection Queries (PIQ), ISS, CDLIS, SAFER, etc.. through the web using a sign in name. It will eventually be at the roadside once wireless communications and technology are available.
Railroad Operations Centers Source of information for train crossing times/durations for coordination to reroute vehicles (passenger, commercial, transit, emergency) around RR tracks.
Railroad Wayside Equipment Active highway/rail interfaces (flashing gates when train is detected)
Regional Event Operations Information systems for event operators throughout the region. Includes regional universities and colleges.
Regional Hospitals Hospitals and trauma centers in the region
Regional Information Systems Traveler information via radio, television, and Internet.
Rutland Airport The Airport at Rutland, serving Killington, Rutland and Mendon.
Safety and Fitness Electronic Record (SAFER) SAFER provides carrier, vehicle, and driver safety and credential information to fixed and mobile roadside inspection stations. This information will allow the roadside inspector to select vehicles and/or drivers for inspection based on the number of prior carrier inspections, as well as carrier, vehicle, and driver safety and credential historical information.
Safetynet Distributed system for managing safety data on both interstate and intrastate motor carriers for federal and state offices to electronically exchange data on interstate carriers with MCMIS (Motor Carrier Management Information System).
Service Agency Cards Traveler cards provided by service agencies for use in transit systems.
Solid/Hazardous Waste Permitting Database Agency of Natural Resources based Access database used to store hazardous waste permitting information. This system does not currently use USDOT identifiers but could add in the future.
Special Police Dispatch Dispatch functions for special police forces such as some Federal officers, Universities/Colleges, Airports, and Railroads.
Special Police Vehicles Emergency vehicles operated by special police forces.
SSTA Demand Response Dispatch Dispatch function for SSTA
SSTA Demand Response Vehicles Demand response vehicles operated by SSTA.
Statewide Mutual Aid and Incident Management Network Statewide public safety data communications network.
ThinkVermont Web site focused on programs and services relating to doing business in Vermont.
Traffic Count Users Systems or agencies that use traffic count archive data
Transit Transfer Centers Represents transit stations or centers for transfer from one transit system to another. Includes transit center displays to provide transit traveler information.
Travel Service Providers This represents electronic systems operated by travel service providers. The systems would be used to provide updated travel service information or to make reservations for services.
Traveler Information Device Traveler devices such as personal computers and PDAs.
TV and Radio Stations Local TV, radio, and newspapers. Some media may be sources of monitoring for public TMC/TOCs
US CBP Customs Product Manifest System Would provide load manifest pre-clearance information to Electronic Screening stations. Information would be requested as needed (real-time), and requests for vehicle, carrier, and driver histories.
UVM Student Card A student magnetic stripe card is issued by UVM and used for a variety of purposes on and off campus, including use on CCTA buses.
Vermont DMV Crash Records Archive Archive of Crash Records data
Vermont Emergency Management Agency responsible for Hazardous materials and statewide response to disasters. Located in Waterbury.
Vermont Enhanced 9-1-1 System This element represents the call-taking systems used by the PSAPs in the state.
Vermont Enterprise Content Management System The Vermont Enterprise Content Management System (ECMS) is a repository for state agency databases and documentation.
Vermont Homeland Security Office Vermont Homeland Security Office that would be notified regarding incidents or emergencies at the international border crossings.
Vermont Smartcard This element represents future plans for a smartcard for use in one or more of the transit agencies throughout the state. The card could also be used for applications beyond transit.
Vermont Smartcard Kiosks Kiosks used to provide electronic fare payment functions.
Vermont State Web Portal The Vermont State Web Portal allows access to many other transportation related agency websites (e.g. 511 information).
Vermont Statewide EOC The statewide emergency operations center is located near Montpelier, and will be collocated with the VTrans TMC.
Vermont Transit Lines Represents the dispatch functions of the private intercity carrier serving Vermont
Vermont Travel Planner Vermont travel planner server and website. Provides interactive travel planning. In future may provide reservations capabilities.
Vermont Vacation Web Site Official Vermont Statewide Tourism website
Vermont Welcome Center Kiosks Kiosks and information displays at the Vermont welcome center.
VSP Derby Comm Center (Troop B) Vermont State Police communications center which houses the dispatch function for Troop B (Northeast Kingdom).
VSP Headquarters Vermont State Police communications center which houses the dispatch function for other VSP.
VSP Rockingham Comm Center (Troop D) Vermont State Police communications center which houses the dispatch function for Troop D.
VSP Rutland Comm Center (Troop C) Vermont State Police communications center which houses the dispatch function for Troop C.
VSP Vehicles Vermont State Police vehicles dispatched from VSP communication centers.
VSP Williston Comm Center (Troop A) Vermont State Police communications center which houses the dispatch function for Troop A.
VT CVIEW System Commercial Vehicle Information Exchange Window. Collects snapshots for interstate and intrastate carriers, vehicles, and drivers. Interfaces with SAFER for interstate snapshot exchange. Also distributed snapshots to other states. VT PRISM also included in this system.
VT CVO Credentials/Permitting Interface The electronic interface (usually a web based client) that provides electronic purchasing and credentials processing, electronic purchasing and permit processing (including permit renewal) and automated mileage and fuel reporting, and auditing functions.
VT CVO Electronic Permitting System The automated Electronic Permitting System consists of three components. The first component is the server component, which consists of the database and primary application. The second component is a client developed for VT personnel to administrator and maintains system data. The last component is the VT CVO Credentials/Permitting Interface.
VT DMV Enforcement and Safety Office VT DMV office responsible for commercial vehicle safety enforcement.
VTrans CARS Information System Traveler information by dialing 511 number; provided by VTrans and private partnership.
VTrans CCTV CCTV equipment owned and operated by VTrans.
VTrans Central Crash Records Database Statewide database of crash records
VTrans Central Garage Performs maintenance of VTrans field equipment.
VTrans Data Warehouse Represents a state warehouse of transportation data from several different areas of transportation.
VTrans District Equipment Repair Facility District facility for repair of vehicles and other ITS equipment.
VTrans District Maintenance Dispatch Dispatch function for VTrans maintenance, construction and snow and ice removal vehicles. VTrans District maintains all freeways in their district. State routes within city limits are maintained by cities. Outside city limits VTrans maintains state routes.
VTrans District Storage Facilities District facilities that store materials and equipment.
VTrans DMS Dynamic Message Signs owned and operated by VTrans.
VTrans HQ Operations Headquarters administrative functions for VTrans maintenance.
VTrans Infrastructure Security Equipment VTrans ITS equipment used for infrastructure security surveillance. Includes CCTV and other devices used to monitor portions of the roadway or key infrastructure assets (such as bridges).
VTrans Maintenance Vehicles Represents the snow plows and other maintenance vehicles that are owned and operated by VTrans
VTrans Public Information Office Office responsible for providing traffic/traveler information to the public.
VTrans Regional Construction Office Office responsible for administration of construction projects on state highways. Office provides construction plans information for distribution.
VTrans Roadway Treatment Equipment Field equipment used to provide anti-icing treatments to bridges or roadways.
VTrans Rutland TMC TMC located in Rutland, at district administrators office.
VTrans RWIS RWIS owned and operated by VTrans.
VTrans RWIS Server VTrans server that collects RWIS sensor data.
VTrans State TOC The represents the near term capability to provide monitoring of VTrans traffic signal systems from Headquarters, growing into the more advanced capabilities of incident and traffic management. Long term plan is to create a statewide transportation operations center located near Montpelier, and collocated with the statewide EOC.
VTrans Traffic Signals Traffic signal controllers at the roadside operated by VTrans.
VTrans Vehicle Detectors Traffic Recorder and Speed detection Stations owned and operated by VTrans.
VTrans Website District website - provide local traffic, weather and emergency information.
VTrans Work Zone Equipment VTrans ITS equipment used in work zones. Includes portable DMS, CCTV, or temporary traffic signals.
Weigh In Motion Sites Weigh-in-Motion stations that are a part of inspection stations. The WIM Bypass System is a high speed weigh in motion technology used in the PrePass operation, which enables registered heavy vehicles to legally bypass open weigh stations after electronic verification of their size, weight, registration, safety inspection and other credentials. These stations reduce delay in the weight enforcement process and increase ability to provide highway truck statistics data.

Last updated: 07-01-08