Transit Center Information Services Functional Area

Description

Provide interactive traveler information to travelers (on-board transit vehicles, at stops/stations, using personal devices), traveler information service providers, media, and other transit organizations. Includes routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real-time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, yellow pages, and special events.

Included In

Yakima Transit Center

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall provide travelers using public transportation with traffic and advisory information upon request. Such information may include transit routes, schedules, transfer options, fares, real-time schedule adherence, current incidents, weather conditions, and special events.
2The center shall provide transit information to the media including details of deviations from schedule of regular transit services.
3The center shall exchange transit schedules, real-time arrival information, fare schedules, and general transit service information with other transit organizations to support transit traveler information systems.
4The center shall provide transit service information to traveler information service providers including routes, schedules, schedule adherence, and fare information as well as transit service information during evacuation.
5The center shall enable yellow pages (including non-motorized transportation) information to be output to the traveler.
6The center shall broadcast transit advisory data, including alerts and advisories pertaining to major emergencies, or man made disasters.