Transit Evacuation Support Functional Area

Description

Support evacuation and subsequent reentry of a population in the vicinity of a disaster or other emergency. Coordinate regional evacuation plans and resources including transit and school bus fleets.

Included In

Yakima Transit Center

Functional Requirements

IDRequirement
1The center shall manage the use of transit resources to support evacuation and subsequent reentry of a population in the vicinity of a disaster or other emergency.
2The center shall coordinate regional evacuation plans with Emergency Management - identifying the transit role in an evacuation and the transit resources that would be used.
3The center shall coordinate the use of transit and school bus fleets during an evacuation, supporting evacuation of those with special needs and the general population.
4The center shall adjust and update transit service and fare schedules and provide that information to other agencies as they coordinate evacuations.