Interface: SORTA Transit Dispatch Center - Traveler Information Devices

SORTA Transit Dispatch Center to Traveler Information Devices Interface Diagram

Information Flow Definitions

actuate secure payment  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Initiation of a payment action based on an encrypted token or biometric marker.

personal transit information  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

General and personalized transit information for a particular fixed route, flexible route, or paratransit system.

registered secureIDs  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Cryptographically protected identifier indicating that the user associated with the identifier is entitled to use a particular service.

transfer request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

A traveler request for a transfer between transit routes, services, or modes. The request may also include preferences such as a need for extra connection time or connection protection in the event of a delay.

transfer status  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Information indicating whether a requested transfer can be confirmed including specific information about the connection including fare payment information. Real–time updates are provided if the transfer status changes up to and including a reminder just prior to the transfer. In the event that a requested transfer is not feasible, alternatives including other transit, rideshare, and taxi options are provided.

transit information user request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Request for special transit routing, real–time schedule information, and availability information.

traveler payment information  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Information provided for payment of road use charges, tolls or parking fees including identification that can be used to identify the payment account or source and related vehicle and service information that are used to determine the type and price of service requested. The information exchange normally supports an account debit to pay fees, but an account credit may be initiated where pricing strategies include incentives.

traveler payment request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Request for information supporting payments. For fee structures that include incentives, the request may support either an account debit or an account credit or reimbursement.

trip confirmation  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

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)  Selected Comm Solution

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.

user account reports  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Reports on services offered/provided and associated charges.

user account setup  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Billing information, vehicle information (or registration information), and requests for reports. Also includes subsequent account changes.

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