Interface: Media - WSDOT SWR Traffic Management Center
Information Flow Definitions
alternate mode information (Existing)
Schedule information for alternate mode transportation providers such as air, ferry, and passenger–carrying heavy rail. This also includes details of incidents and other service disruptions that have occurred in the alternative mode. This also includes measures of service demand that supports assessment of their impact on the road network.
emergency traveler information (Existing)
Public notification of an emergency such as a natural or man–made disaster, civil emergency, or child abduction. This flow also includes evacuation information including evacuation instructions, evacuation zones, recommended evacuation times, tailored evacuation routes and destinations, traffic and road conditions along the evacuation routes, traveler services and shelter information, and reentry times and instructions.
external reports (Future)
Traffic and incident information that is collected by the media through a variety of mechanisms (e.g., radio station call–in programs, air surveillance).
incident information for public (Existing)
Report of current desensitized incident information prepared for public dissemination.
parking information (Existing)
General parking information and status, including current parking availability, parking pricing, and parking space availability information.
road network conditions (Existing)
Current and forecasted traffic information, road and weather conditions, and other road network status. Either raw data, processed data, or some combination of both may be provided by this flow. Information on diversions and alternate routes, closures, and special traffic restrictions (lane/shoulder use, weight restrictions, width restrictions, HOV requirements) in effect is included.
traffic image meta data (Existing)
Meta data that describes traffic images. Traffic images (video) are in another flow.
traffic images (Existing)
High fidelity, real–time traffic images suitable for surveillance monitoring by the operator or for use in machine vision applications. This flow includes the images. Meta data that describes the images is contained in another flow.
traffic information for media (Existing) Selected Comm Solution
Report of traffic conditions including traffic incident reports for public dissemination through the media. The reports may also include information on diversions and alternate routes, closures, and special traffic restrictions in effect.
transit service information (Existing)
Transit service information including routes, schedules, and fare information as well as dynamic transit schedule adherence and transit vehicle location information.
traveler information for media (Existing)
General traveler information regarding incidents, unusual traffic conditions, transit issues, or other advisory information that has been desensitized and provided to the media.