Physical Object: Traffic Management Center

TMC Incident Detection

Overview

'TMC Incident Detection' identifies and reports incidents to Traffic Operations Personnel. It remotely monitors and controls traffic sensor and surveillance systems that support incident detection and verification. It analyzes and reduces the collected sensor and surveillance data, external alerting and advisory and incident reporting systems, anticipated demand information from intermodal freight depots, border crossings, special event information, and identifies and reports incidents and hazardous conditions

This functional object is included in the "Traffic Management Center" physical object.

This functional object is included in the following service packages:

This functional object is mapped to the following Functional View PSpecs:

Requirements

# Requirement
01 The center shall receive inputs from the Alerting and Advisory System concerning the possibility or occurrence of severe weather, terrorist activity, or other major emergency, including information provided by the Emergency Alert System.
02 The center shall collect and store traffic flow and image data from the field equipment to detect and verify incidents.
03 The center shall receive inputs concerning upcoming events that would effect the traffic network from event promoters and traveler information service providers.
04 The center shall exchange incident and threat information with emergency management centers as well as maintenance and construction centers; including notification of existence of incident and expected severity, location, time and nature of incident.
05 The center shall support requests from emergency management centers and border inspection systems to remotely control sensor and surveillance equipment located in the field.
06 The center shall provide road network conditions and traffic images to emergency management centers to support the detection, verification, and classification of incidents.
07 The center shall provide video and traffic sensor control commands to the field equipment to detect and verify incidents.

Information Flows

Source Flow Destination
Alerting and Advisory System alerts and advisories Traffic Management Center
Border Inspection System border incident information Traffic Management Center
Border Inspection System remote surveillance control Traffic Management Center
Emergency Management Center incident information Traffic Management Center
Emergency Management Center remote surveillance control Traffic Management Center
Emergency Management Center threat information Traffic Management Center
Event Promoter System event plans Traffic Management Center
ITS Roadway Equipment traffic detector data Traffic Management Center
ITS Roadway Equipment traffic image meta data Traffic Management Center
ITS Roadway Equipment traffic images Traffic Management Center
Maint and Constr Management Center incident information Traffic Management Center
Other Traffic Management Centers incident information Traffic Management Center
Other Traffic Management Centers traffic image meta data Traffic Management Center
Other Traffic Management Centers traffic images Traffic Management Center
Traffic Management Center border incident information Border Inspection System
Traffic Management Center traffic image meta data Border Inspection System
Traffic Management Center traffic images Border Inspection System
Traffic Management Center incident information Emergency Management Center
Traffic Management Center traffic image meta data Emergency Management Center
Traffic Management Center traffic images Emergency Management Center
Traffic Management Center traffic detector control ITS Roadway Equipment
Traffic Management Center video surveillance control ITS Roadway Equipment
Traffic Management Center incident information Maint and Constr Management Center
Traffic Management Center incident information Other Traffic Management Centers
Traffic Management Center traffic image meta data Other Traffic Management Centers
Traffic Management Center traffic images Other Traffic Management Centers
Traffic Management Center traffic operator data Traffic Operations Personnel
Traffic Management Center traffic image meta data Transportation Information Center
Traffic Management Center traffic images Transportation Information Center
Traffic Operations Personnel traffic operator input Traffic Management Center

Standards

The following table lists the standards associated with the functional object itself (as opposed to standards associated with an interface).

Name Title
NEMA TS 8 Cyber and Physical Security Cyber and Physical Security for Intelligent Transportation Systems