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
511This terminator provides the caller interface and voice processing (voice recognition/synthesis) that supports voice-enabled traveler telephone information systems. It provides wireline and wireless caller access to 511 systems and other telephone access mechanisms like 7 or 10 digit local access numbers.
511nh.comThis element represents a website that provides updated statewide traveler information.
ACT WebsiteA one-click ride style website where a customer can interactively book trips on the web and manage transportation services through multiple agencies.
Alerting and Advisory SystemsThis terminator represents the federal, state, and local alerting and advisory systems that provide alerts, advisories, and other potential threat information that is relevant to surface transportation systems.
Amtrak OperationsThe operations and dispatch center for Amtrak intercity trains that provides traveler information such as train schedules.
Archived Data Management SystemThis element collects, archives, manages, and distributes data generated from ITS sources for use in transportation administration, policy evaluation, safety, planning, performance monitoring, program assessment, operations, and research applications.
Archived Data UsersSystems, individuals, or agencies that utilize archive data.
Bridge Operations Center Field DevicesDevices that are typically located along the roadside and are controlled by operators in the traffic operations center to monitor and manage traffic conditions. An example is the Advance Warning Signs for the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (US 1A) in Portsmouth.
Bridge Operations CentersBridge/tower control room where field devices are controlled. For example, the control room for the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge (US 1A).
CART Broker/ManagerThis center acts as the brokerage for CART services.
CART Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for CART transportation data (such as ridership statistics and on-time performance). Could be a full system or one PC.
CART Demand Response DispatchThe dispatch center for CART Demand Response Transit Vehicles that will use scheduling/data collection software to assist in its operations.
CART Demand Response Transit VehiclesParatransit vehicles owned and operated by CART. In the future, the buses may have electronic fare collection technology, safety monitoring cameras, CAD/AVL systems, and signal priority technology installed as well.
CART System OperatorThis terminator represents the human entities responsible for all aspects of CART system operation, including fleet management, maintenance, and scheduling.
CART TelephoneThis element provides an interface for a traveler to request personalized transit service.
CART Transit Vehicle OperatorCART transit vehicle operator.
CART WebsiteA website with fare rates, eligibility, and other CART information. The website could eventually include real-time transit traveler information.
COAST Bus Stops and Transfer PointsShelters, stops and transfer points for COAST buses where transit information can be provided to riders.
COAST Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for COAST transportation data (such as ridership statistics and on-time performance). Could be a full system or one PC.
COAST Demand Response DispatchThe dispatch center for COAST Demand Response Transit Vehicles that will use scheduling/data collection software to assist in its operations.
COAST Demand Response Transit VehiclesParatransit vehicles owned and operated by COAST. In the future, these vehicles may have electronic fare collection technology, safety monitoring cameras, CAD/AVL systems, and signal priority technology installed as well.
COAST Fixed Route DispatchDispatch center for COAST Vehicles that will use scheduling/data collection software to assist in its operations. In the future, COAST Dispatch may also provide real-time transit information.
COAST Fixed Route Transit VehiclesPublic transit buses owned and operated by COAST. In the future, the buses may have electronic fare technology, and signal priority technology installed as well.
COAST System OperatorThis terminator represents the human entities responsible for all aspects of COAST system operation, including fleet management, maintenance, and scheduling.
COAST Transit Vehicle OperatorCOAST transit vehicle operator.
COAST WebsiteA website with bus schedules, route maps, fare rates, and other COAST information. The website could eventually include real-time transit traveler information.
Commercial VehiclesThis subsystem resides in a commercial vehicle and provides the sensory, processing, storage, and communications functions necessary to support safe and efficient commercial vehicle operations.
Critical Transportation Infrastructure Security - Surveillance SystemSurveillance and sensor devices on bridges, at the Statewide TMC and at [or on] other critical transportation infrastructure.
DMV Crash Records ArchiveArchive of information regarding traffic crashes that is collected by the New Hampshire DMV and law enforcement agencies.
Dover Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsystem that monitors and controls Dover field devices.
Dover Traffic SignalsThese devices are typically located along the roadside and communicate with the Dover Traffic Management System, which aids in monitoring and managing traffic conditions. This consists of remote traffic signal control for a coordinated signal corridor.
E-911This terminator represents the telecommunications systems that connect a caller with a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP). These systems transparently support priority wireline and wireless caller access to the PSAP through 9-1-1 and other access mechanisms like 7 digit local access numbers, and motorist aid call boxes. The calls are routed to the appropriate PSAP, based on caller location when this information is available. When available, the callerís location and call-back number are also provided to the PSAP by this interface.
Emergency VehicleState-owned vehicles that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies.
FEMAThis terminator represents the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Financial InstitutionThis terminator represents the organization that handles all electronic fund transfer requests to enable the transfer of funds from the user of the service to the provider of the service.
Flight Line DispatchDispatch center for Flight Line Vehicles that uses scheduling software to assist in its operations.
Flight Line Fixed Route VehiclesPassenger vans owned by Flight Line, used to provide both scheduled service from fixed locations, as well as separate feeder services to the fixed locations.
Flight Line WebsiteFlight Line website allowing customers to reserve service and purchase tickets online.
Government Reporting SystemThis terminator represents the system and associated personnel that prepare the inputs to support the various local, state, and federal government transportation data reporting requirements (e.g. Highway Performance Monitoring System, Fatal Analysis Reporting System) using data collected by ITS systems.
Health And Human ServicesThe division within HHS financially responsible for providing transportation to HHS constituents.
Homeland SecurityThis terminator represents the US Department of Homeland Security.
HospitalsThis terminator represents hospitals.
Kingston Dispatch CenterThe emergency dispatch center for City of Kingston Police, Fire and EMS.
Kingston DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Kingston Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls Kingston field devices.
Kingston Traffic SignalsKingston traffic signal controllers and emergency vehicle pre-emption devices.
Local Data RepositoriesCentral collection and storage entities for municipal traffic data. Could be a full system or one PC.
Local DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Local EOCEmergency Operations Centers that are operated at the local level. For example, the Rochester EOC provides emergency services for Rochester and surrounding municipalities as needed. These local EOCs can operate in conjunction or independently of the Statewide EOC.
Local Field DevicesThese devices are typically located along the roadside and are controlled by operators at a local traffic operations center (most likely managed by the local DPW), which aids them in monitoring and managing traffic conditions. The field devices that aids operators in performing their functions are: VMS, Signal Controllers, Reversible HOV, Low-Power FM Radio, Vehicle Detection, Lane Control Signals, Call Boxes and CCTV.
Local Infrastructure Monitoring SystemsLocal municipalities have some infrastructure monitoring systems, such as gauges located along bridges to monitor river levels and flow.
Local Maintenance and Construction VehiclesThis terminator represents local/county maintenance and construction vehicles (including snow plows).
Local MediaThis terminator represents the information systems that provide traffic reports, travel conditions, and other transportation-related news services to the traveling public through radio, TV, and other media.
Local Municipal WebsitesOfficial websites for local municipalities.
Local Parking Facility Security - Surveillance SystemsThis element represents CCTV and other security surveillance equipment used to monitor municipal parking facilities.
Local Parking Management SystemsThis element represents parking management systems responsible for managing municipal parking facilities, including park and ride lots, that are managed and operated by local/municipal public works agencies.
Local Public Safety CentersThis element represents local/county public safety dispatch/headquarters.
Local Public Safety VehiclesFire trucks, ambulances, and police vehicles that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies. Many of the vehicles already have or may acquire in the future signal preemption technology and GPS-based tracking systems.
Local Road Weather StationsThis element represents a specific field device that monitors and collects enviroment conditions on and along the roadway.
Local Traffic Management SystemsThis element represents a subsystem that monitors and controls local field devices.
Maine Turnpike 24HR Communications CenterMaine Turnpike Authority operates traffic cameras and loop detectors along I-95, from Kittery to Augusta. Refer to the Maine Statewide ITS Architecture for additional information.
MaineDOT Radio RoomThe Radio Room provides 24/7 operations, communication and monitoring support for MaineDOT infrastructure.
MassDOT - Highway Division Highway Operations CenterThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls MassDOT - Highway Division field devices.
Motor CarriersThis subsystem is responsible for commercial vehicle fleet management.
New Hampshire Commercial Vehicle AdministrationNew Hampshire Commercial Vehicle Administration
New Hampshire Division of Emergency Services, Communications, and ManagementThe State of New Hampshire agency responsible for coordinating statewide response to disasters and HAZMAT situations.
NHDOT Field DevicesThese devices are typically located along the roadside and are controlled by operators in the TOC, which aids them in monitoring and managing traffic conditions. The field devices that aid operators in performing their functions are: VMS, Signal Controllers, Vehicle Detection, CCTV, RWIS, and VSL.
NHDOT Maintenance District 3 HeadquartersThis element represents the subsystems that support coordination with the Statewide TOC and that provide maintenance and construction vehicle dispatch capabilities.
NHDOT Maintenance District 5 HeadquartersThis element represents the subsystems that support coordination with the Statewide TOC and that provide maintenance and construction vehicle dispatch capabilities.
NHDOT Maintenance District 6 HeadquartersThis element represents the subsystems that support coordination with the Statewide TOC and that provide maintenance and construction vehicle dispatch capabilities.
Other Prepaid Stored Value Smart CardsElectronic prepaid stored value traveler cards purchased for use as farecards on local transit systems.
Other State PoliceThis terminator represents the subsystems that will allow New Hampshire State Police to coordinate and communicate with neighboring state police agencies.
Other Transit Provider DispatchDispatch Center for Other Transit Provider Vehicles.
Other Transit Provider VehiclesThis includes transit vehicles operated by human transportations services, transit vehicles operated by transit providers based outside the region, and other transit provider vehicles not specifically mentioned by name in this regional ITS architecture.
Parking Facilities (Non-Municipal)This element represent the subsystems that support the management and operation non-municipal parking facilities.
PedestriansThis terminator provides input (e.g. a request for right of way at an intersection) from a specialized form of the Traveler who is not using any type of vehicle (including bicycles) as a form of transport. Pedestrians may comprise those on foot and those in wheelchairs.
Personal DevicesThis element represents personal devices (e.g. PDA's, Mobile Phones, etc.) used to access personalized traveler information.
Plaistow Dispatch CenterThe emergency dispatch center for City of Plaistow Police, Fire and EMS.
Plaistow DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Plaistow Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls Plaistow field devices.
Plaistow Traffic SignalsPlaistow traffic signal controllers and emergency vehicle pre-emption devices.
Port Security SystemThe DPH is implementing a federal pilot project to install an underwater sonar detection/deterrent security and surveillance system.
Portable Thermal Imaging DevicesThis element represents technology used to screens brakes for potential mechanical defects at mobile roadside safety inspection locations.
Portable Weigh-In-MotionThis element represents technology used to weigh commercial vehicles during mobile roadside safety inspections.
Portsmouth Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for Portsmouth traffic data. It could be a full system or one PC.
Portsmouth Dispatch CenterDispatch Center for police, fire, and EMS in the City of Portsmouth.
Portsmouth DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Portsmouth Public Safety VehiclesFire trucks and ambulances that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies. Many of the vehicles already have or may acquire in the future signal preemption technology and GPS-based tracking systems.
Portsmouth Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls Portsmouth field devices.
Portsmouth Traffic SignalsThese devices are typically located along the roadside and are controlled by the Portsmouth Traffic Management System, which aids them in monitoring and managing traffic conditions. This consists of remote traffic signal control for a coordinated signal corridor and emergency vehicle pre-emption.
Private Ground Transportation ServicesOperators and dispatchers that provide information about private taxi, limo, and transit services.
Private Tow and Wrecker DispatchOperators from Private Tow and Wrecker Services that dispatch work vehicles when requested to assist in the removal of disabled or improperly parked vehicles from city streets and highways.
Private Tow and Wrecker VehiclesVehicles that are used to remove disabled or improperly parked vehicles from city streets and highways.
Public and Private Utilities DispatchDispatchers from Public and Private Utility Companies serving the local region.
Rail/Airport/Port Non-Public Facilities Safety - Security Monitoring DevicesThis element represents surveillance and sensor devices (i.e. CCTV) used to monitor non-public rail/airport/port facilities.
Rail/Airport/Port OperationsThis terminator represents multi-modal transport depot operations, including regional and national airports, rail operators and intermodal freight depot (i.e. the Port of New Hampshire and PEASE).
Rail/Airport/Port Public Facilities Safety - Security Monitoring DevicesThis element represents surveillance and sensor devices (i.e. CCTV) used to monitor public rail/airport/port facilities.
Regional Call/Coordination CenterThis element provides an interface for a traveler to efficiently schedule transportation services even across multiple agencies, for separate purposes, or even through different funding streams. The call/coordination center will manage transportation information and services to provide more efficient access to transportation throughout the region using elements of IVR and computer-aided dispatch software. In the future this may include a web-based opportunity to request demand response services through the call/coordination center.
Regional Event PromotersInformation systems for major event planners/operators throughout the region, including regional universities and colleges.
Regional Fare CardRegional fare cards that can be used universally between any of the transit providers (public and private) in the region.
Road Weather Information SystemThis element represents a specific field device that monitors and collects environment conditions on and along the roadway.
Roadside Safety Inspection StationThis element represents a subsystem that includes technology that supports electronic clearance, thermal imaging and weigh-in-motion.
Roadway Service Patrol VehicleThis subsystem resides in an emergency vehicle and provides the sensory, processing, storage, and communications functions necessary to support safe and efficient incident response. This subsystem represents incident response vehicles including towing and recovery vehicles and freeway service patrols.
RPC Data WarehouseA central collection and storage entity for Rockingham regional traffic data. In the future it will include information collected by RPC and municipalities. It could be a full system or one PC.
Salem Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for Salem traffic data. It could be a full system or one PC.
Salem Dispatch CenterThe emergency dispatch center for Town of Salem Police, Fire and EMS.
Salem DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Salem Public Safety VehiclesFire trucks and ambulances that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies. Many of the vehicles already have or may acquire in the future signal preemption technology and GPS-based tracking systems.
Salem Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls Salem field devices.
Salem Traffic Monitoring DevicesThese devices are typically located along the roadside and are controlled by operators at the Salem traffic management system (most likely managed by the Salem Department of Public works) which aids them in monitoring and managing traffic conditions. The field devices that aid operators in performing their functions are: CCTV and traffic sensors.
Salem Traffic SignalsSalem traffic signal controllers and emergency vehicle pre-emption devices.
Seabrook Station Alerting SystemsAlerts issued by the FPL Energy Seabrook Station nuclear power plant.
Service Agency CardsElectronic traveler cards distributed by service agencies for use as farecards on local transit systems.
Somersworth Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for Somersworth traffic data. It could be a full system or one PC.
Somersworth Dispatch CenterThe emergency dispatch center for City of Somersworth Police, Fire and EMS.
Somersworth DPWThe department responsible for coordinating DPW maintenance and construction activities.
Somersworth Public Safety VehiclesFire trucks and ambulances that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies. Many of the vehicles already have or may acquire in the future signal preemption technology and GPS-based tracking systems.
Somersworth Traffic Management SystemThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls Somersworth field devices.
Somersworth Traffic SignalsSomersworth traffic signal controllers and emergency vehicle pre-emption devices.
SRPC Data WarehouseA central collection and storage entity for Strafford regional traffic data. In the future it will include information collected by SRPC and municipalities. It could be a full system or one PC.
State Maintenance and Construction VehicleThis element represent the subsystems that resides in a maintenance, construction, or other specialized service vehicle or equipment and provides the sensory, processing, storage, and communications functions necessary to support highway maintenance and construction.
State Police DispatchDispatch for state police.
Statewide Emergency Operations CenterA co-located Transportation Management Center and Emergency Management Center. The center is envisioned to facilitate the coordination of transportation operations and incident/emergency management.
Statewide Transportation Management CenterThis element represents the subsytem that monitors and controls NHDOT field devices, manages and coordinates maintenance and construction activities and supports commercial vehicle administration.
Surface Transportation Weather ServiceThis terminator represents the providers of value-added sector specific meteorological services. These providers (i.e. FORETELL) utilize National Weather Service data and predictions, road condition information and local environmental data provided by the traffic management or maintenance organizations, and their own models to provide surface transportation related weather observations and forecasts including pavement temperature and conditions.
Toll Administration CenterThe Toll Administration Center provides general payment administration capabilities and supports the electronic transfer of authenticated funds from the customer. This center supports traveler enrollment and collection of both pre-payment and post-payment transportation fees in coordination with the financial infrastructure supporting electronic payment transactions.
Toll PlazaThis element provides the capability for vehicle operators to pay tolls without stopping their vehicles using locally determined pricing structures.
TravelerThis terminator represents any individual who uses transportation services. The interfaces to the traveler provide general pre-trip and en-route information supporting trip planning, personal guidance, and requests for assistance in an emergency that are relevant to all transportation system users.
Traveler Card Update DevicesDevices through which Prepaid Stored Value Smart Cards can be updated to include additional fare media.
TRIO ISPThis element represents a tri-state regional traveler information system. This includes a data collection and reporting tool used to collect data from multiple sources, process the data into information, and disseminate this information to various end users.
U.S. Coast GuardThe U.S. Coast Guard is one of the five armed forces of the United States and the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security.
UNH Bus Stops and Transfer PointsShelters, stops and transfer points for UNH buses where transit information can be provided to riders.
UNH Data RepositoryA central collection and storage entity for UNH transportation data (such as ridership statistics and on-time performance). Could be a full system or one PC.
UNH Fixed Route DispatchDispatch center for UNH Wildcat Transit and Campus Connector vehicles that will use scheduling/data collection software to assist in its operations. In the future, UNH Dispatch may also provide real-time transit information.
UNH Fixed Route Transit VehiclesPublic transit buses owned and operated by UNH for Campus Connector and Wildcat Transit services. In the future, the buses may have electronic fare technology, safety monitoring cameras, CAD/AVL systems, and signal priority technology installed as well.
UNH System OperatorThis terminator represents the human entities responsible for all aspects of UNH system operation for Waildcat Transit and Campus Connector, including fleet management, maintenance, and scheduling.
UNH Transit Vehicle OperatorUNH transit vehicle operator.
UNH WebsiteA website with bus schedules, route maps, fare rates, and other UNH information. The website could eventually include real-time transit traveler information.
VehiclesThis element represents subsystems that provide sensory, processing, storage, and communications functions necessary to support efficient, safe, and convenient travel.
Wayside EquipmentThis terminator represents train interface equipment (usually) maintained and operated by the railroad and (usually) physically located at or near a grade crossing. This terminator is the source and destination for HRI information for, or about, approaching trains and their crews (e.g. the time at which the train will arrive and the time it will take to clear a crossing, crossing status or warnings, etc.).