Interface: Cincinnati Public Information Office - SORTA Regional Transit Hubs

Cincinnati Public Information Office to SORTA Regional Transit Hubs Interface Diagram

Information Flow Definitions

emergency traveler information  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

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.

emergency traveler information request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Request for alerts, evacuation information, and other emergency information provided to the traveling public.

evacuation assistance information  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Information on evacuation resources including self–evacuation options, anticipated pickup time and location if a transportation asset is to be deployed, destination shelter, and supporting information on what to bring, estimated reentry date/time.

evacuation assistance request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

A request for evacuation assistance, which may be registered in advance or issued during an evacuation. It specifies the location, number of people that need to be evacuated, and any special needs/requirements.

shelter recommendations  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Recommendation identifying the shelter or shelters best suited to the requestor. Hotels/motels may also be included as potential sheltering options. This flow may also include shelter assignments/reservations.

shelter request  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

A request for shelter information, recommendations, or assignment/reservation. Information provided my include name, current location, number of people in the group, additional requirements (e.g., evacuating with pets, needed medical support).

traveler sourced updates  (Planned)  Selected Comm Solution

Traveler posts on traffic and road conditions, parking availability, transit services, traveler services, shelter information and other real–time crowd–sourced data that may be shared with other travelers.

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