Transit Services for Benton-Franklin Regional ITS Architecture Roles and Responsibilities

StakeholderRole and Responsibility
Ben Franklin Transit (BFT)ParaTransit vehicel tracking
Sharing Trasit data for the region
BFT facility security camera surveillance
Fixed route bus tracking
Provide public transportation on regional road network
Benton County Emergency Services (BCES)Emergency dispatch and incident management
Coordinates incident response on road network.
Benton County Fire DistrictsFire and emergency respone
Benton County Sheriffs OfficeIncident response and traffic management
Benton-Franklin Council of Governments (BFCG)Main clearinghouse for archived data for region
City of Benton City 
City of Connell 
City of Kahlotus 
City of Kennewick 
City of Mesa 
City of Pasco 
City of Prosser 
City of Richland 
City of West Richland 
Franklin County Fire DistrictsEmergency response for Franklin County and jurisdictions within
Franklin County Sheriffs Officeincident response and traffic management
Freight Railroad Companies 
Local City Public Works DepartmentsProvide maintenance and construction management on local road network
Provide network surveillance and signal management on local road network
Share traffic data
Local Police and Fire DepartmentsIncidnet response on regional road network.
MediaMedia alerts for regional emergencies
Travel information to public
Mission Support AllianceManage transporation issues at the Hanfrod site
Passenger Railroad Companies 
Traveling Public 
Washington State DOT (WSDOT)Collect and archive traffic alerts, weather and VMS messaging
Share traffic data
Weigh Station operations
Manages state routes in region
Travel information on regional state routes
Dispatch WSDOT maintenance personnel to respond to incidents and to provide traffic control and emergency repairs
Incident response and traffic managment
Washington State Patrol (WSP)Commercial vehicle enforcement
State route vehicle enforcement
Incident response and traffic management
Dispatch Washington State Patrol Vehicles within their jurisdiciton and assist local jurisdictions with enforcment