PTC Offices

Status

Existing

Descripton

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Offices consist of systems housed at the Operations Control Center, located in Harrisburg, as well as at all other offices/towers along the Turnpike. The PTC Offices' element serves as the focal point for Turnpike emergency management, traffic management, maintenance and construction management, toll administration, traveler information, and other activities associated with the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  

PTC Offices support incident management, disaster response and evacuation, security monitoring, and other security and public safety-oriented ITS applications along the Turnpike. It interfaces with other emergency management agencies to support coordinated emergency response.  
Traffic management operations performed by the PTC Offices include monitoring and controlling traffic and the road network. The PTC Offices also coordinate traffic information and control strategies with neighboring agencies, including PennDOT and adjacent states.  
PTC Offices are responsible for monitoring and managing Turnpike roadway infrastructure construction and maintenance activities. The offices also manage equipment at the roadside, including environmental sensors (RWIS), and the repair and maintenance of both non-ITS and ITS equipment.  
PTC Offices also provide toll administration capabilities. Functions include general payment administration and the electronic transfer of authenticated funds from the customer to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.  

Stakeholder

Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC)

Functionality

Archived Data Management
Commercial Vehicle Administration
Commercial Vehicle Check
Emergency Management
Information Service Provider
Payment Administration
Traffic Management
Maintenance and Construction Management

Interfaces To

(View Context Diagram)

City of Pittsburgh Police Vehicles
City/County Emergency Operations Center
Commercial Vehicle Company Offices
County 911 Centers
Local Fire and EMS Vehicles
Local Fire and Rescue Services
MMVTA Offices
Municipal Traffic Offices
PAAC Offices
PAAC Police and Security Services
PennDOT Central Office Organizations
PennDOT County Maintenance Offices
Personal Traveler Information Devices
PSP Offices
PSP Troop T - Turnpike
PSP Vehicles
PSP Vehicles - Troop T
PTC Field Devices
PTC Maintenance and Construction Vehicles
PTC Service Plazas
PTC Toll Facilities
PTC Traffic Operations Center (PTC Ops Center)
Regional Media Outlets
Regional Travel Information System
Towing Industry Responders
Western Region Traffic Management Center (PennDOT)