Interface: BCTA Transit Management Center - Personal Traveler Information Devices

BCTA Transit Management Center to Personal Traveler Information Devices Interface Diagram

Architecture Flow Definitions

broadcast traveler information  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

General traveler information that contains traffic and road conditions, link travel times, incidents, advisories, restrictions, transit service information, weather information, parking information, and other related traveler information.

interactive traveler information  (Future)  Applicable ITS Standards

Traveler information provided in response to a traveler request. The provided information includes traffic and road conditions, advisories, incidents, payment information, transit services, parking information, weather information, and other travel-related data updates and confirmations.

personal transit information  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

General and personalized transit information for a particular fixed route, flexible route, or paratransit system.

transit information user request  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

Request for special transit routing, real-time schedule information, and availability information.

traveler alerts  (Future)  Applicable ITS Standards

Traveler information alerts reporting congestion, incidents, adverse road or weather conditions, parking availability, transit service delays or interruptions, and other information that may impact the traveler. Relevant alerts are provided based on traveler-supplied profile information including trip characteristics and preferences.

traveler profile  (Future)  Applicable ITS Standards

Information about a traveler including equipment capabilities, personal preferences, and traveler alert subscriptions.

traveler request  (Future)  Applicable ITS Standards

A request for traveler information including traffic, transit, toll, parking, road weather conditions, event, and passenger rail information. The request identifies the type of information, the area of interest, parameters that are used to prioritize or filter the returned information, and sorting preferences.

trip confirmation  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

Acknowledgement by the driver/traveler of acceptance of a trip plan with associated personal and payment information required to confirm reservations.

trip plan  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

A travel itinerary identifying a route and associated traveler information and instructions identifying recommended modes and transfer information, ride sharing options, and transit and parking reservation information.

trip request  (Existing)  Applicable ITS Standards

Request for trip planning services that identifies the trip origin, destination(s), timing, preferences, and constraints. The request may also include a request for transit and parking reservations and ridesharing options associated with the trip.