Interface: City of Vancouver Traffic Management Center - C-TRAN Traveler Support Equipment
Information Flow Definitions
interactive traveler information (Planned)
Traveler information provided in response to a traveler request. The provided information includes traffic and road conditions, advisories, incidents, restrictions, payment information, transit services, parking information, weather information, and other travel–related data updates and confirmations.
shared use confirmation (Planned)
Confirmation that traveler is going to use the shared use asset now or at a future time.
shared use request (Planned)
Request for shared use asset (e.g., car or bicycle) now or as a reservation for future use.
shared use response (Planned)
Response from shared use provider regarding availability of the shared use asset now or in the future. Includes any payment requirements.
traveler request (Planned)
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 (Planned)
Acknowledgement by the driver/traveler of acceptance of a trip plan with associated personal and payment information required to confirm reservations. Conversely, this flow may also reject the proposed trip plan. Confirmations include the selected route and subsequent trip confirmation messages will be issued for route changes.
trip plan (Planned)
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. This flow also includes intermediate information that is provided as the trip plan is interactively created, including identification of alternatives, requests for additional information.
trip request (Planned)
Request for trip planning services that identifies the trip origin, destination(s), timing, preferences, and constraints. The request may also include the requestor's location or a request for transit and parking reservations and ridesharing options associated with the trip. The trip request also covers requests to revise a previously planned trip and interim updates that are provided as the trip is interactively planned.