Status: Existing


CARS (Condition Acquisition and Reporting System) has been replaced by GoKY, a user–friendly online platform that provides travelers access to reliable, up–to–date information regarding traffic conditions, construction activity, and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KYTC) response to weather–related events. The new GoKY website includes reports from KYTC as well as from Waze a real–time traffic reporting application based on crowdsourced information.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
Kentucky Transportation CabinetOwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Traffic Management Center
Transportation Information Center
Other Traffic Management Centers

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
TIC Data Collection'TIC Data Collection' collects transportation–related data from other centers, performs data quality checks on the collected data and then consolidates, verifies, and refines the data and makes it available in a consistent format to applications that suppFalse
TIC Emergency Traveler Information'TIC Emergency Traveler Information' provides emergency information to the public, including wide–area alerts and evacuation information. It provides emergency alerts, information on evacuation zones and evacuation requirements, evacuation destinations aFalse
TIC Traveler Information Broadcast'TIC Traveler Information Broadcast' disseminates traveler information including traffic and road conditions, incident information, maintenance and construction information, event information, transit information, parking information, and weather informatFalse
TIC Traveler Telephone Information'TIC Traveler Telephone Information' services voice–based traveler requests for information that supports traveler telephone information systems like 511. It takes requests for traveler information, which could be voice–formatted traveler requests, dual–False
TMC Traffic Management Decision Support'TMC Traffic Management Decision Support' recommends courses of action to the traffic operator based on current and forecast road and traffic conditions. Traffic incidents, special events, maintenance activities and other events or conditions that impactFalse
TMC Traffic Network Performance Evaluation'TMC Traffic Network Performance Evaluation' measures traffic network performance and predicts travel demand patterns to support traffic flow optimization, demand management, and incident management. It collects traffic data from sensors and surveillanceFalse

Interfaces To

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City and County Cameras
City and County Law Enforcement
City and County Public Information Systems
Commercial Vehicles and Barges
Connected/Automated Vehicles
CVG Operations Center
Fleet and Freight Management Systems
INDOT CARS 511 System
INDOT Traveler Information System
Kentucky Statewide Emergency Operations Center
KSP Communications Center
KSP Troop Posts
KYTC District 6 Maintenance Garages
KYTC District 6 Maintenance Operations
KYTC District 6 Traffic Operations Center
KYTC Office of Public Affairs
KYTC Rest Area Truck Parking Availability System
National Weather Service
ODOT / KYTC Electronic Toll Administration
ODOT / KYTC Traveler Information System
ODOT 511 Telephone Information Service
ODOT OHGO Traveler Information System
ODOT Public Information Office
Private EV Charging Stations
Private Fleet and Freight Operators
Private Traveler Information Systems
Private Vehicles
Private Weather Service Systems
Public Agency EV Charging Stations
Regional 911 Call Centers
Regional Medical Centers
Regional Public Safety Dispatch Centers
Riverfront Terminals and Operations Centers
Transportation Research Centers
Traveler Information Devices
TV and Radio Stations
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