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
Agency/Subsystem Data ArchiveRepresents a small-scale data archived for a specific ITS system (e.g. a traffic signal or transit management system) or agency. May push information to a larger regional or statewide Archived Data Warehouse.
Archived Data UsersSystems, individuals, or agencies that utilize archive data (agencies or third parties).
City of Spokane Arterial Operations CentersWorkstation at Spokane main office and Normandie office for management of traffic signals and ITS devices on arterial roadways. Includes a link to SRTMC's systems.
City of Spokane Central Traffic Signal SystemACTRA central system for traffic signal control, monitoring, maintenance, and reporting.
City of Spokane DPW Maintenance DispatchDispatch center for City of Spokane Dept. of Public Works (road and winter maintenance)
City of Spokane DPW Maintenance VehiclesRoadway and winter maintenance vehicles operated by the City of Spokane, including snowplows.
City of Spokane Emergency Management Dispatch CenterDispatch center for police, fire, EMS and other purposes in the City of Spokane.
City of Spokane ITS Field DevicesRepresents all City of Spokane ITS devices including Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Data Sensors, Traffic Signals, and other ITS devices.
City of Spokane Public Information WebsiteCity of Spokane website, including an interactive snow plow activity map.
City of Spokane Public Safety VehiclesCity of Spokane police vehicles, fire trucks, and ambulances that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies.
Event Organizer Information SystemTraveler information systems/websites for event organizers that provide information to the public about events and event-related travel information.
Federal Emergency Management Operations CentersAgencies such as FEMA are responsible for corodination of emergency and disaster response at the Federal level, in conjunction with state and local authorities.
Idaho State Communications Center (StateComm)Statewide emergency and transportation coordination center that provicdes emergency, indicent, and medical response across Idaho. Provides transportation operations services and operates ITS equipment across the state under contract to Idaho Transportation Department. Located in Boise, Idaho.
ITD District 1 Traffic Management Center and Maintenance DispatchThis TMC is located in Coeur d'Alene in District 1 and coordinates cameras, DMS, and other traffic control devices. District 1 is also responsible for maintenance dispatch including winter road maintenance.
ITD ITS Field DevicesRepresents all ITD ITS devices including Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Data Sensors, and other ITS devices.
ITD Maintenance VehiclesRoadway and winter maintenance vehicles operated by the Idaho Transportation Department, including snowplows.
ITD Statewide Traveler Information System (511)Statewide traveler information system including the WSDOT 511 website, mobile applications, and telephone traveler information.
Local Municipality DPW DispatchDispatch center for Local Municipality Depts. of Public Works (road and winter maintenance)
Local Municipality DPW Maintenance VehiclesRoadway and winter maintenance vehicles for local municipalnities, including snowplows.
Local Municipality ITS Field DevicesRepresents all Local Municipality ITS devices including Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Data Sensors, Traffic Signals, and other ITS devices.
Local Police/Fire/Emergency Response AgencyRepresents City and Regional emergency management agencies not explicitly named in the Architecture.
MediaNews, radio, Internet, or other public information dissemination media.
Municipal and Private Parking FacilitiesParking facilities (lots and garages) in major commercial, employment, and event centers, including downtown areas, universities, sporting venues, etc.
North/West Passage Coalition WebsiteA multi-state traveler information website providing information on traffic and camera images on Interstates 90 and 94 across the northern United States. Website: http://www.i90i94travelinfo.com/
Other Emergency VehiclesOther Emergency Vehicles not explicitly addressed in the regional ITS Inventory.
Other Enforcement AgencyOther local, county, or state law enforcement agencies
Other Transit Operations PersonnelOperations personnel other than Spokane Transit Authority.
Other Transit Provider DispatchDispatch center for transit and paratransit providers other than Spokane Transit Authority - e.g. Spokane-Kettle Falls Gold Line.
Other Transit Provider VehiclesIncludes transit and paratransit vehicles for transit and paratransit providers other than Spokane Transit Authority - e.g. Spokane-Kettle Falls Gold Line.
Other Transit Vehicle OperatorsVehicle Operators from Non-STA transit operators.
Personal Information DevicesPersonal electronic devices used to access traveler information, including smart phones, cellular phones, in-vehicle devices, and tablet computers.
Private Ground Transportation ServicesOperators and dispatchersfor private taxi, limo, and transit services- e.g. Greyhound Lines, Spokane Taxi
Private Utility ServicesPrivate utility companies or employees that may provide information about work that may impact travel, such as through road closures - e.g. Avista.
Railroad OperatorsRail operators in the Spokane region, including Amtrak and BNSF.
Regional Traveler Information BrokerA traveler information dissemination "clearinghouse" that provides real-time information from multiple agency sources to a variety of public and private traveler dissemination resources, including website, WSDOT 511, and private traveler information services.
Spokane County Arterial Operations CenterWorkstation for management of traffic signals and ITS devices on arterial roadways. Includes a link to SRTMC's systems.
Spokane Valley Arterial Operations CenterWorkstation for management of traffic signals and ITS devices on arterial roadways. Includes a link to SRTMC's systems.
Spokane County Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) WebsiteWebsite used by Spokane County to provide traveler information, and connect residents to alternative modes. http://www.mycommute.org/
Spokane County Dept. Emergency Mangement DispatchDispatch for emergency and maintenance and construction purposes for Spokane County. [NTD - may be redundant with Spokane Co Sheriff Dispatch]
Spokane County DPW Maintenance DispatchDispatch center for Spokane County Dept. of Public Works (road and winter maintenance)
Spokane County DPW Maintenance VehiclesMaintenance vehicles, including snowplows and de-icers, for Spokane County. Many vehicles, including snowplows and de-icers, are equipped with GPS for vehicle location.
Spokane County ITS Field DevicesRepresents all Spokane County ITS devices including existing Traffic Signals and planned Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Data Sensors, and other ITS devices.
Spokane County Public Information WebsitePublic information website for Spokane County
Spokane County Sheriffs Office DispatchThe law enforcement dispatch center for the Spokane County Sheriff's Office. [NTD - may be redundant with Spokane Co Emergency Management]
Spokane County Sheriffs Office Field DevicesField devices for traffic management, e.g. portable speed notification signs. These are not centrally controlled.
Spokane County Sheriffs Office VehiclesSpokane Sheriff's Office vehicles used for regular patrols as well as to respond to emergencies.
Spokane Region Archived Data WarehouseThis data warehouse would serve as a regional data clearinghouse and analytic tools for collecting, archiving, and sharing information.
Spokane Regional Construction and Maintenance Event ClearinghouseThis web-based system provides regional information about planned construction and maintenance event information to facilitate interagency coordination and traveler information dissemination. The system includes the participation of SRTC, SRTMC, City of Spokane, Spokane Valley, WSDOT Eastern Region, Spokane County, Spokane Transit, and private utility services.
Spokane Regional Transportation Management Center (SRTMC)Multi-modal regional transportation management facility for the Spokane region, including control capabilities for WSDOT and certain local agency ITS devices. Currently co-located with the Spokane Regional Transportation Council in downtown Spokane. The Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS) is a key hardware and software platform for TMC activities. Additional functionality for ATMS is planned for the future.
Spokane Valley DPW Maintenance DispatchDispatch center for City of Spokane Valley Dept. of Public Works (road and winter maintenance)
Spokane Valley DPW Maintenance VehiclesRoadway and winter maintenance vehicles operated by the City of Spokane Valley, including snowplows.
Spokane Valley Emergency Management Dispatch CenterDispatch center for police, fire, and EMS in the City of Spokane Valley.
Spokane Valley ITS Field DevicesRepresents all City of Spokane ITS devices including Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Data Sensors, Traffic Signals, and other ITS devices.
Spokane Valley Public Information WebsitePublic information website for the City of Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley Public Safety VehiclesCity of Spokane Valley fire trucks and ambulances that are used to respond to a variety of emergencies.
SRTMC Central Traffic Signal SystemSRTMC's central signal system (currently i2TMS) is used by WSDOT, the City of Spokane Valley, and Spokane County. The system provides regional control capabilities across multiple jurisdictions/facility types to improve regional arterial traffic flow and management.
SRTMC Multimodal Traveler Information SystemA public-facing website (srtmc.org) providing information such as an interactive traffic map, live video camera feeds, construction and incidents, transit information, and other real-time information as well as static information about ongoing projects. SRTMC also provides traveler information through a Twitter feed.
SRTMC OperatorsOperators working in the regional traffic management center to operate regional traffic control functions on behalf of the SRTMC Board partner agencies and WSDOT Eastern Region. Functions include traffic management, incident management, emergency incident coordination, traveler information dissemination, and other duties.
STA Facilities Surveillance CamerasFixed facility cameras (e.g. at transit centers and park and rides) used primarily for security surveillance and in support of transit operations.
STA Fare Payment Smart CardA reloadable transit contactless fare card currently used for STA services. Includes electronic pass programs with local schools, colleges, universities, and employers.
STA Fixed Route DispatchThe dispatch center for STA fixed route vehicles that uses Computer-Aided Dispatch/Automatic Vehicle Location (CAD/AVL) software as well as voice and data communications to assist in transit operations.
STA Fixed Route OperatorsCoach (bus) operator of STA fixed route vehicles.
STA Fixed Route VehiclesBuses equipped with Smart Bus technologies, including on-board fareboxes that have smart card functionality, as well as video and audio surveillance. STA is currently implementing additional Smart Bus technologies, including automatic vehicle location, automated passenger counters, automatic stop annunciation, as well as equipment supporting future transit signal priority.
STA Operations PersonnelSpokane Transit operations personnel managing transit operations in real time, either in the central dispatch facility or as field supervisors.
STA Paratransit DispatchThe dispatch center for STA paratransit vehicles that uses computer assisted reservations/scheduling software to assist with operations.
STA Paratransit OperatorsOperator of STA paratransit vehicles.
STA Paratransit VehiclesParatransit vehicles for STA, which have mobile data terminals for coordinating with dispatch.
STA Park and Ride FacilitiesTransit park-and-ride facilities, which are often key passenger hubs and include ITS equipment such as security surveillance cameras, ticket vending machines, and real-time traveler information.
STA Real-Time Customer Information SystemsTransit customer information system based on real-time information obtained from Smart Bus technologies, including electronic message signs at strategic locations, enhanced web and mobile applications, a real-time transit trip planner, and subscription-based transit information alerts.
Third-Party Transportation Data Sources 
Third-Party Traveler Information Service ProviderA private company, public agency, or other external organization that provides traveler information to the public, such as real-time traffic or incident information.
TravelersIncludes personal and commercial vehicle operators.
VehiclesTraveling vehicles that receive and transmit information to roadside devices.
Washington State Emergency Operations CenterState emergency operations center located at Camp Murray, WA for coordination of large-scale emergencies and natural disasters.
Washington State Patrol DispatchDispatch for WSP vehicles to carry out statewide policing and to enforce commercial vehicle violations.
Washington State Patrol VehiclesVehicles used by the WSP.
Weather Information ServicesA service or system that can provide forecast information for the purposes of road conditions forecasting and/or dissemination to the public through information service providers, such as WeatherNet.
WSDOT Eastern Region Maintenance DispatchIncident Response Team and Maintenance Dispatch for the Eastern Region office of WSDOT.
WSDOT Incident Response Team Vehicle OperatorsOperators of WSDOT Incident Response Team vehicles.
WSDOT Incident Response Team VehiclesWSDOT vehicles used for the Incident Response Team to patrol and respond to incidents on the roadway.
WSDOT ITS Field DevicesRepresents all WSDOT ITS devices including Dynamic Message Signs (DMS), Highway Advisory Radio (HAR), Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS), Surveillance Cameras, Traffic Control Devices, Traffic Data Sensors, Traffic Signals, and other ITS devices.
WSDOT Maintenance VehiclesRoadway and winter maintenance vehicles operated by WSDOT Eastern Region, including snowplows.
WSDOT Park and Ride LotsPark and Ride lots and accompanying customer information systems in the eastern region of WSDOT.
WSDOT Radio LogInteractive web-based application for recording events and incident information. From this web-based application, operators are able to view and manage the region's freeway traffic flow, view CCTV camera images, post messages to dynamic message signs (DMS), and access WSDOT's Performance Management System (PeMS) data.
WSDOT Statewide Archived Data WarehouseThis data warehouse serves as a regional data clearinghouse and analytic tools for collecting, archiving, and sharing information. Used to compile "Gray Book" information as well as other statewide performance measures.
WSDOT Statewide Traveler Information System (511)Statewide traveler information system including the WSDOT 511 website, mobile applications, and telephone traveler information.
WSDOT Work Zone DatabaseThis database is a tool for scheduling and reporting construction and maintenance activity along state highways, and is used by SRTMC. It can be expanded to be used by other agencies.