Inventory

Each stakeholder agency, company, or group owns, operates, maintains or plans ITS systems in the region. The Regional ITS Architecture inventory is a list of "elements" that represent all existing and planned ITS systems in a region as well as non-ITS systems that provide information to or get information from the ITS systems.

ElementDescription
Archive Data UserUsers that request information from the data archive systems.
CARTA Bus Stop DMSChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) real-time next bus arrival information boards at transit transfer centers and select bus stops.
CARTA Care-A-Van Dispatch CenterChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority paratransit service dispatch center for Care-A-Van.
CARTA Data ArchiveChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority data archive for transit data
CARTA Fixed Route Dispatch CenterChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority fixed route dispatch center.
CARTA Fixed-Route VehiclesChattanooga Area Regional Transit Authority fixed route vehicles. Includes neighborhood routes, downtown shuttles, express buses and any other fixed route service.
CARTA Paratransit VehiclesChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority paratransit vehicles dispatched through the Care-A-Van Dispatch Center.
CARTA Routing ApplicationChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority online routing application to assist travelers in developing a customized transit plan for an upcoming trip.
CARTA Transit Center CCTV Camera SurveillanceChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority closed circuit television camera surveillance at transit transfer centers or other transit facilities.
CARTA Transit KiosksChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority kiosks for dissemination of transit traveler information. Kiosks can also be used for the purchase and recharging of electronic fare payment cards.
CARTA WebsiteChattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority website. In the future it is envisioned that the website will have real-time information about transit status.
Catoosa County 911 DispatchCatoosa County 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). Responsible for answering all 911 calls made within the County and dispatching emergency responders.
Catoosa County EMACatoosa County Emergency Management Agency. Responsible for disaster planning for the County and operating the emergency operations center (EOC).
Catoosa Trans-Aid Data ArchiveData archive for Catoosa Trans-Aid data.
Catoosa Trans-Aid Dispatch CenterDispatch center for Catoosa County Trans-Aid vehicles.
Catoosa Trans-Aid Transit Center CCTV Camera SurveillanceClosed circuit television camera surveillance at transit transfer centers or other transit facilities.
Catoosa Trans-Aid VehiclesVehicles used by Catoosa County Trans-Aid to provide demand response transit service in Catoosa County. The fleet is equipped with AOA approved wheelchair lifts.
Catoosa Trans-Aid WebsiteWebsite with information about fares and schedules.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control BureauAir Pollution Control Bureau for Chattanooga-Hamilton County. Responsible for administering local air pollution control laws and monitoring air quality in Hamilton County.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Bureau WebsiteAir Pollution Control Bureau website that displays daily air quality measurements and forecasts.
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Quality SensorsAir quality sensors that monitor ozone and particulate matter levels.
CHC/NG TPO Information Research Division Data ArchiveData archive for the transportation related data in Chattanooga-Hamilton County/North Georgia Transportation Planning Organization.
City of Chattanooga CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
City of Chattanooga City Engineers OfficeCity Engineer's Office responsible for the administration of maintenance and construction projects within the City.
City of Chattanooga City-Wide ServicesSubset of the Public Works Department responsible for providing daily logistical planning, resource and personnel management services, and oversight of the implementation of various services that include street construction and maintenance, emergency response, and street cleaning.
City of Chattanooga City-Wide Services VehiclesVehicles used for street construction, street maintenance, and emergency maintenance response.
City of Chattanooga DMSDynamic message signs for traffic information dissemination.
City of Chattanooga Field SensorsRoadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
City of Chattanooga Fire VehiclesCity of Chattanooga Fire Department vehicles.
City of Chattanooga Police DepartmentPolice department for the City of Chattanooga. The emergency dispatch functions for the Police Department are included in the Hamilton County 911 Dispatch. Non-emergency functions include the collection of crash data and enforcement of speed limits and commercial vehicles.
City of Chattanooga Police VehiclesCity of Chattanooga Police Department vehicles.
City of Chattanooga Portable DMSPortable dynamic message signs used for traffic information dissemination during maintenance and construction activities, special events, or incidents.
City of Chattanooga Rail Notification SystemRoadway equipment used to alert motorists that a crossing is currently blocked by a train.
City of Chattanooga Road Closure Notification SystemExisting email and fax distribution system for disseminating road closure notification information to the media and emergency dispatch.
City of Chattanooga RWISRoad weather information system sensors to monitor weather conditions at the roadway.
City of Chattanooga Speed Monitoring EquipmentRoadway equipment used to monitor vehicle speeds for use in targeting locations for police enforcement.
City of Chattanooga TOCTraffic operations center for the City of Chattanooga. Responsible for the operation of the traffic signal system, closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, dynamic message signs (DMS), and any other ITS infrastructure deployed by the City of Chattanooga.
City of Chattanooga Traffic SignalsTraffic signal system operated by the City of Chattanooga.
City of Chattanooga WebsiteWebsite for the City of Chattanooga. Includes information on City departments and in the future it is envisioned that the website may have real-time information about roadway conditions, including traffic images.
City of Cleveland TOCTraffic operations center for the City of Cleveland. Responsible for the operation of the traffic signal system, closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, and any other ITS infrastructure deployed by the City of Cleveland.
City of East Ridge CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
City of East Ridge Field SensorsRoadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
City of East Ridge Public Safety VehiclesVehicles used by public safety in the City of East Ridge.
City of East Ridge TOCTraffic operations center for the City of East Ridge. Responsible for the operation of the traffic signal system, closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, and any other ITS infrastructure deployed by the City of East Ridge.
City of East Ridge Traffic SignalsTraffic signal system operated by the City of East Ridge.
City of East Ridge WebsiteWebsite for the City of East Ridge. Includes information on City departments and in the future it is envisioned that the website will have real-time information about roadway conditions.
City of Red Bank CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
City of Red Bank Field SensorsRoadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
City of Red Bank Public Safety VehiclesVehicles used by public safety in the City of Red Bank.
City of Red Bank TOCTraffic operations center for the City of Red Bank. Responsible for the operation of the traffic signal system, closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, and any other ITS infrastructure deployed by the City of Red Bank.
City of Red Bank Traffic SignalsTraffic signal system operated by the City of Red Bank.
City of Red Bank WebsiteWebsite for the City of Red Bank. Includes information on City departments and in the future it is envisioned that the website will have real-time information about roadway conditions.
City of Soddy Daisy 911 Dispatch911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) responsible for answering all 911 calls made within the City and dispatching emergency responders.
City of Soddy Daisy CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
City of Soddy Daisy Field SensorsRoadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
City of Soddy Daisy Public Safety VehiclesVehicles used by public safety in the City of Soddy Daisy.
City of Soddy Daisy TOCTraffic operations center for the City of Soddy Daisy. Responsible for the operation of the traffic signal system, closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, and any other ITS infrastructure deployed by the City of Soddy Daisy.
City of Soddy Daisy Traffic SignalsTraffic signal system operated by the City of Soddy Daisy.
City of Soddy Daisy WebsiteWebsite for the City of Soddy Daisy. Includes information on City departments and in the future it is envisioned that the website will have real-time information about roadway conditions.
Commercial VehiclesPrivately owned commercial vehicles traveling within the Region.
Dade County 911 Dispatch911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) responsible for answering all 911 calls made within the county and dispatching emergency responders.
Dade County EMAEmergency management agency for Dade County. Responsible for disaster planning for the County and operating the emergency operations center (EOC).
Dade County Transit Center CCTV Camera SurveillanceClosed circuit television camera surveillance at transit transfer centers or other transit facilities.
Dade County Transit Data ArchiveData archive for Dade County Transit data.
Dade County Transit Dispatch CenterTransit dispatch center responsible for the tracking, scheduling, and dispatching of demand response vehicles operated by Dade County Transit.
Dade County Transit VehiclesDemand response transit vehicles operated by Dade County Transit.
Dade County Transit WebsiteWebsite with information about fares and schedules.
Electronic Fare Payment CardMedium for collection of transit fares electronically.
Financial Service ProviderHandles exchange of money for transit electronic payment collection.
GDOT Atlanta TMCGDOT traffic management center that serves as the Statewide Traffic Management Center. The TMC, part of the GDOT Office of Traffic Operations, has communication with all of the TCCs around the State.
GDOT CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
GDOT District 6 Construction and MaintenanceGDOT entity responsible for the oversight of construction and maintenance in District 6.
GDOT District 6 Dalton Area OfficeGDOT Office that serves Catoosa, Dade, Murray, Walker, and Whitfield Counties.
GDOT District 6 Dalton/Whitfield TCCGDOT District 6 Transportation Control Center (TCC) located in Dalton/Whitfield County. The TCC will be connected to the Statewide TMC.
GDOT District 6 Engineers OfficeGDOT Office responsible for administration of maintenance and construction projects within the District as well as communicating work zone information to the public through the Public Information Office.
GDOT DMSGDOT dynamic message signs used for traffic information dissemination.
GDOT Emergency Services CoordinatorGDOT coordinator responsible for managing the GDOT response in a large scale incident or disaster in which the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) activates the state emergency operations center (EOC).
GDOT Field SensorsGDOT roadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as VIVDS, RTMS, or traditional loops.
GDOT Maintenance VehiclesGDOT vehicles used in maintenance operations.
GDOT Public Information OfficeGDOT Office responsible for the dissemination of traffic information to the media and the public.
GDOT Smart Work Zone EquipmentGDOT portable ITS equipment that can be used in work zones to more efficiently manage traffic and provide traveler information. Includes portable closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, vehicle detection, and dynamic message signs (DMS).
GDOT Statewide Construction and Maintenance SystemCurrently the Transportation Incident Report (TIR) application is used
GDOT Traffic SignalsGDOT traffic signal system operated on state highways.
GEMAGeorgia Emergency Management Agency. Responsible for managing emergency operations during a disaster or large scale incident.
Georgia 511 SystemStatewide 511 traveler information system central server.
Georgia NaviGAtor SystemSystem to consolidate real-time traffic, incident and construction road closure information. The information is used by agencies around the state and provides the data available on the NaviGAtor website and through 511.
GSP Troop A DispatchGeorgian State Patrol Troop A dispatch area that includes the northern Georgina counties included in the Chattanooga Regional ITS Architecture.
GSP VehiclesGeorgia State Patrol vehicles.
Hamilton County E911911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) responsible for answering all 911 calls made within the county and dispatching emergency responders.
Hamilton County EMAHamilton County Emergency Management Agency. Responsible for disaster planning for the County and operating the emergency operations center (EOC).
Hamilton County EMSHamilton County emergency Medical Services. Calls are forwarded from Hamilton County E911.
Hamilton County Sheriff VehiclesHamilton County Sheriff's Office vehicles.
Hamilton County Sheriffs OfficeLaw enforcement agency for Hamilton County. The emergency dispatch functions for the Sheriff's Office are included in the Hamilton County E911. Non-emergency functions include the collection of crash data.
Health and Human ServicesAgency responsible for providing health related services including the subsidization of transportation to obtain medical services.
Local Print and Broadcast MediaLocal media that provide traffic or incident information to the public.
Municipal CCTV CamerasMunicipal closed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
Municipal Field SensorsMunicipal roadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
Municipal Police DepartmentMunicipal police departments within the Region responsible for law enforcement. The emergency dispatch functions for the police departments are included in the Hamilton County E911. Non-emergency functions include the collection of crash data.
Municipal Rail Notification SystemMunicipal roadway equipment used to alert motorists that a crossing is currently blocked by a train.
Municipal TOCMunicipal traffic operations centers responsible for the operation of municipal signal systems and any other municipal ITS infrastructure.
Municipal Traffic SignalsMunicipal traffic signal systems within the Chattanooga Region.
Municipal/County Engineers OfficeMunicipal or County Offices responsible for the administration of maintenance and construction projects within the municipality or county.
Municipal/County MaintenanceMunicipal or County Department that oversees the maintenance of streets, sidewalks, and roadway right-of-way.
Municipal/County Maintenance VehiclesMunicipal or County vehicles used by Municipal/County maintenance departments in maintenance and construction activities.
Municipal/County Portable DMSMunicipal or County portable dynamic message signs used for traffic information dissemination during maintenance and construction activities, special events, or incidents.
Municipal/County Public Safety VehiclesMunicipal or County law enforcement, fire, and EMS vehicles.
Municipal/County RWISMunicipal or County road weather information system sensors to monitor weather conditions at the roadway.
Municipal/County WebsiteMunicipal or county website that includes information on agency departments. In the future it is envisioned that the website would have real-time information about roadway conditions.
National Weather ServiceProvides official US weather, marine, fire, and aviation forecasts, warnings, meteorological products, climate forecasts, and information about meteorology.
Other GDOT District Construction and MaintenanceOther GDOT District Construction and Maintenance Offices.
Other Maintenance and Construction Management AgenciesAdditional maintenance and construction operations agencies with which information is shared for coordination in an emergency situation.
Other TDOT Region Construction OfficeOther TDOT regional construction offices besides the Region 2 Construction Office.
Other TDOT Region MaintenanceOther TDOT regional maintenance offices.
Other Traffic Management AgenciesAdditional traffic management agencies with which information is shared for coordination in an emergency situation.
Personal Computing DevicesComputing devices that travelers use to access public information.
Private Sector Traveler Information ServicesTraveler information service operated by a private entity.
Private VehiclePrivate vehicles used by travelers.
Rail Operator Wayside EquipmentEquipment located along the tracks including railroad crossing gates, bells, and lights as well as the interface to the traffic signal controller indicating the presence of a train.
Regional Transit Coordination CenterJoint effort of regional demand response transit agencies to provide a single point of contact for demand response transit patrons to streamline the reservation process.
SETHRA Data ArchiveSoutheast Tennessee Human Resource Agency data archive for transit data.
SETHRA Demand Response Transit VehiclesSoutheast Tennessee Human Resource Agency demand response vehicle fleet.
SETHRA Transit Center CCTV Camera SurveillanceSoutheast Tennessee Human Resource Agency closed circuit television camera surveillance at transit transfer centers or other transit facilities.
SETHRA Transportation Dispatch CenterSoutheast Tennessee Human Resource Agency dispatch center responsible for the tracking, scheduling and dispatching of SETHRA demand response services. SETHRA operates in Bledsoe, Bradley, Grundy, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, and Sequatchie Counties.
SETHRA WebsiteWebsite with information about fares and schedules.
Social Networking ServicesSubscription based services operated by private providers that provide an option for real-time traveler information dissemination. Examples of such services include Facebook or Twitter.
TDOT CCTV CamerasClosed circuit television cameras for traffic surveillance and incident management.
TDOT Changeable Speed Limit SignsTDOT roadway equipment that is part of the fog management system used to lower speed limits on the affected roadway segment during fog conditions.
TDOT District MaintenanceTDOT Office that handles most of the routine roadway maintenance and responds to incidents when services are requested by local emergency management.
TDOT DMSTDOT dynamic message signs for traffic information dissemination.
TDOT Emergency Services CoordinatorTDOT coordinator responsible for managing the TDOT response in a large scale incident or disaster in which the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) activates the state emergency operations center (EOC).
TDOT Field SensorsTDOT roadway equipment used to detect vehicle volumes and/or speeds. Includes equipment such as video image vehicle detection systems (VIVDS), remote traffic microwave sensors (RTMS), or traditional loops.
TDOT Fog SensorsTDOT roadway equipment used to detect the presence of fog and activate the rest of the fog management system.
TDOT Fog Zone Speed DetectionTDOT roadway equipment that is part of the fog management system used to detect vehicle speeds.
TDOT HARTDOT highway advisory radio for traffic information dissemination.
TDOT HELP VehiclesTDOT roadway service patrol vehicles. Currently operate in and are dispatched elsewhere in the Region for large incidents.
TDOT Maintenance HeadquartersTDOT maintenance headquarters.
TDOT Maintenance VehiclesTDOT vehicles used in maintenance operations.
TDOT On-Ramp Closure GatesTDOT roadway equipment that is part of the fog management system used to close freeway on-ramps during a fog event.
TDOT Project Planning Division ArchiveTDOT data archive for the Project Planning Division. The Division is responsible for traffic data collection and analysis and includes the Short Range Planning Office.
TDOT Public Information OfficeTDOT Office responsible for the dissemination of traffic information to the media and the public.
TDOT Ramp Metering EquipmentTDOT roadway equipment used in the operation of a ramp metering system. Includes the signals and any other ITS equipment.
TDOT Region 1 TMC - KnoxvilleTDOT Transportation management center for Region 1, located in Knoxville. Responsible for the operation of the ITS equipment located in Region 1. This includes the freeway management system in Knoxville as well as rural ITS deployments.
TDOT Region 2TDOT Region responsible for the administration and operation of the state highway system in 24 counties in southeast Tennessee, including Hamilton County.
TDOT Region 2 Construction OfficeTDOT Office responsible for oversight of construction projects in Region 2.
TDOT Region 2 Engineers OfficeTDOT Office is responsible for administration of maintenance and construction projects within the Region as well as communicating work zone information to the public through the Public Information Office.
TDOT Region 2 HELP DispatchTDOT roadway service patrol dispatch. Currently service is limited to the Chattanooga area except in the case of a large scale incident.
TDOT Region 2 MaintenanceTDOT Region 2 maintenance headquarters. Responsible for maintenance operations in the Region; however, most routine maintenance is handled by the District Maintenance Offices. There are several District Maintenance Offices within the Region.
TDOT Region 2 TMC - ChattanoogaTDOT transportation management center for Region 2, located in Chattanooga. Responsible for the operation of the ITS equipment located in Region 2. This includes the freeway management system in Chattanooga as well as rural ITS deployments.
TDOT Region 3 TMC - NashvilleTDOT transportation management center for Region 3, located in Nashville. Responsible for the operation of the ITS equipment located in Region 3. This includes the freeway management system in Nashville as well as rural ITS deployments.
TDOT Region 4 TMC - MemphisTDOT transportation management center for Region 4, located in Memphis. Responsible for the operation of the ITS equipment located in Region 4. This includes the freeway management system in Memphis as well as rural ITS deployments.
TDOT RWIS SensorsTDOT road weather information system sensors to monitor weather conditions at the roadway.
TDOT Smart Work Zone EquipmentTDOT portable ITS equipment that can be used in work zones to more efficiently manage traffic and provide traveler information. Includes portable closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras, vehicle detection, and dynamic message signs (DMS).
TDOT SmartWay Information System (TSIS)TDOT SmartWay Information System is a statewide roadway conditions database. Currently information can be entered by District and Regional maintenance personnel as well as staff at any of the traffic management centers (TMCs) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP). TSIS feeds the Statewide 511 system and SmartWay website.
TDOT SmartWay WebsiteTDOT SmartWay website providing road network conditions including incident and construction information and camera views. Much of the data for the website comes from TSIS.
TDOT Toll PlazasTDOT toll plazas used for electronic toll collection on potential future toll roads.
TEMATennessee Emergency Management Agency responsible for managing emergency operations during a disaster or large scale incident.
Tennessee 511 IVRTennessee 511 Interactive Voice Response. TDOT contracts the IVR operation to a vendor. The IVR accepts callers' requests and provides responses to specific traveler information needs. This is the customer interface component of the 511 phone system.
Tennessee 511 SystemTennessee 511 traveler information system central server.
Tennessee Bureau of InvestigationAgency responsible for issuing statewide America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response (AMBER) Alerts in Tennessee.
Tennessee GoSmart KiosksKiosks in rest areas that provide traveler information, including weather, road, and travel conditions.
THP CVO EnforcementTennessee Highway Patrol commercial vehicle operations inspection and enforcement.
THP DispatchTennessee Highway Patrol dispatch center. There are several THP dispatch centers around the state of Tennessee.
THP District 2 OfficeTennessee Highway Patrol District 2 Office. The District 2 Office has the ability to directly control the fog zone management system.
THP Truck Weigh and Inspection StationCommercial vehicle inspection station with the capability to weigh commercial vehicles and evaluate their credentials.
THP VehiclesTennessee Highway Patrol vehicles.
THP Weigh-in-MotionTennessee Highway Patrol facilities with the capability to weigh commercial vehicles while they are traveling at highway speeds.
TITAN DatabaseTennessee Integrated Traffic Analysis Network database. The Tennessee Department of Safety crash record database maintained by THP for the collection of crash record information. TITAN interfaces with the TraCS (Traffic and Criminal Software) system.
TravelerUsers of the transportation system.
Vehicle OperatorOperators of commercial vehicles.
Walker County 911 DispatchWalker County 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). Responsible for answering all 911 calls made within the county and dispatching emergency responders.
Walker County EMAWalker County Emergency Management Agency. Responsible for disaster planning for the County and operating the emergency operations center (EOC).
Walker County Transit Center CCTV Camera SurveillanceClosed circuit television camera surveillance at transit transfer centers or other transit facilities.
Walker County Transit Data ArchiveData archive for Walker County Transit data.
Walker County Transit Dispatch CenterTransit dispatch center responsible for the tracking, scheduling, and dispatching of demand response vehicles operated by Walker County Transit.
Walker County Transit VehiclesVehicles used by Walker County Transit to provide demand response transit service in Walker County.
Walker County Transit WebsiteWebsite with information about fares and schedules.