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
Ada County Highway District Commuteride Ridesharing SystemThe Commuteride program provides ridematching services that put travelers in touch with other commuters based on home and work locations and work schedules. The program includes vanpooling, carpooling, park and ride lots, and incentives for employers and commuters.
Ada County Highway District Commuteride VehiclesACHDVanpool fleet used for Commuteride Vanpool program
Ada County Highway District Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic. Key infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, traffic signals, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, traffic data stations, and weather stations.
Ada County Highway District Traffic Management CenterACHD has been operating a state-of-the-art Traffic Management Center (TMC) since January 2000. Operators at the TMC manage the day-to-day operations and maintenance of the roadway network (freeway and arterial) within Ada County, monitor and respond to traffic demand associated with incidents, and disseminate traveler information. The TMC operates from 5:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. ACHD also staffs the TMC for BSU football games (soon to be managed by ACHD at the BSU Bronco Stadium TMC), heavy shopping days (e.g. day after Thanksgiving), and other special events. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. advanced traffic management system, central traffic signal system) used at the TMC.
Agency Data MartThis element represents any data mart housed by any traffic or transit agency within this regional architecture.
Archived Data User SystemsUsers or systems that request or process archived data and products from the regional transportation data archive
Boise Airport Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic.
Boise Airport Management CenterCenter managing airport activities, collecting and sharing information about transportation network with travelers.
Boise Airport Parking ManagementCenter managing the roadside equipment for parking, collecting data and sharing information with travelers regarding parking
Boise Airport Traveler Information SystemSystem that provides information to travelers about the airport through means of the Boise Airport website, media, and personal information devices.
Boise Parking ManagementParking Management Center collects parking data, manages roadside equipment and provides traveler parking information
Boise State University Shuttle BusesThe Bronco Shuttle runs during the university's fall, winter, and spring terms on the Boise State University Campus and the buses have location tracking devices in them.
Boise State University Traffic Management CentersBSU has a TMC at Bronco Stadium used for special event management and parking management as well as a TMC dedicated to research. BSU works closely with ACHD for special event management, particularly football games. The Bronco Stadium TMC is linked to ACHD TMC systems.
Caldwell Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic. Key infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, traffic signals. In the future this will likely include CCTV cameras and traffic data stations.
Caldwell Traffic Signal LabThe primary responsibilities of the Street Department are the operations and maintenance of the Caldwell roadway network. Maintenance crews help support traffic control activities on an as-needed basis for incidents and other events. The City manages operations and maintenance from their business offices during normal hours of business. A traffic signal lab is being planned as part of a new city building. The lab will be used to support operations and maintenance functions and will not include formal staffing. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. central traffic signal system) used for Caldwell ITS services.
Canyon County District OfficesThe district offices for Nampa Highway District No. 1 and Canyon Highway District No. 4 effectively serve as the centers for providing rural traffic management and road weather and maintenance operations.
Canyon County Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic. This includes, but is not limited to, weather stations and portable speed monitoring/feedback carts.
Capital City Development Corporation Parking ManagementParking Management Center collects parking data, manages roadside equipment and provides traveler parking information in downtown Boise
County 911 CentersThe Ada County 911 Communications Center and Canyon County 911 Communications Center are the two public safety answering points (PSAPs) in the Treasure Valley. They are responsible for answering calls for law enforcement, fire, and life safety services. They also provide dispatch services for a number of public safety agencies.
County and Municipal Maintenance and Construction ShopsThis element includes all management of roadway maintenance and construction activities by county or municipal agencies throughout the Treasure Valley.
County and Municipal Maintenance and Construction VehiclesThis element includes all maintenance and construction vehicles operated by county or municipal agencies throughout the Treasure Valley. Some agencies use these vehicles to respond to roadway incidents.
County and Municipal Public Safety Dispatch CentersCenters that dispatch law enforcement, fire, and life safety emergency vehicles and personnel throughout the Treasure Valley
County and Municipal Public Safety VehiclesLaw enforcement, fire, and life safety emergency vehicles for the Treasure Valley
County and Municipal Traveler Information SystemsSystems that provide information to travelers throughout the Treasure Valley by using interfaces such as websites, telephone numbers, and smart phone applications.
Emergency Operations CentersCenters that manage major emergencies within the Treasure Valley
Financial InstitutionBanks involved in the transfer of funds for fare collection as well as for other fee based transportation services.
GoRide SystemIncludes shared VRT and TVT demand response management software with interface to AMR Medicaid services also supports commuter carpool/ridesharing for Ada and Canyon Counties.
Gowen Field State Emergency Operations CenterCenter located at a military base in Boise that manages statewide emergencies in Idaho
Idaho - Transportation Reimbursement, Integration, and Performance SystemIdaho's Transportation Reimbursement, Integration, and Performance System (I-TRIPS) is a web-based system to apply for and manage transportation projects. TVT and VRT are required to report transit operations performance to I-TRIPS.
Idaho 511/Web ServiceIdaho 511/Web Traveler Information Service is a statewide phone-based and web-based traveler information system providing road and weather condition information to travelers.
Idaho State Police Regional Communications Center SouthCenter dispatches ISP vehicles and personnel for the Treasure Valley from Meridian; Co-located with StateComm
Idaho State Police VehiclesEmergency response vehicles for the ISP
Idaho Transportation Department District 3 Maintenance ShopITD District 3 manages the operations and maintenance of state routes for 10 counties as described in the Idaho ITS Strategic Plan (March 2011). In the Treasure Valley ITD manages operations and maintenance from their maintenance shop and business offices during normal hours of business. ITD also partners with StateComm for around the clock response to incidents and other traffic events. Key focus areas in the Treasure Valley include management of freeways and urban arterials, incident management, winter operations, and traveler information dissemination. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. advanced traffic management system, central traffic signal system) used at the maintenance shop.
Idaho Transportation Department Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic. Key infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, traffic signals, CCTV cameras, dynamic message signs, highway advisory radio, traffic data stations, and weather stations.
Idaho Transportation Department Incident Response VehiclesRoving patrol vehicles on freeways that respond to incidents and stranded motorists
Idaho Transportation Department Maintenance and Construction VehiclesMaintenance and construction vehicles operated by ITD, which may also be used to support incident response as needed
Mayday Service CentersMayday services (e.g. GM's OnStar, AAA, ATX, RESCU) provide traveler assistance via communications between a service center and a vehicle.
MediaThe Media element 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.
Nampa Field EquipmentRoadside equipment includes any and all equipment distributed on and along the roadway that monitors and controls traffic. Key infrastructure includes, but is not limited to, traffic signals, video detection, and traffic data stations. In the future this will likely include CCTV cameras.
Nampa Traffic Signal ShopThe traffic signal shop effectively serves as the center for arterial traffic management. The City manages operations and maintenance during normal hours of business. Maintenance crews help support traffic control activities on an as-needed basis for incidents and other events. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. central traffic signal system) used for Nampa ITS services.
National Weather ServiceNational Weather Service (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) that collect, stores, and disseminates weather condition information to their website, regional communications centers, ITD, counties, and cities in Idaho.
Oregon Department of Transportation Region 5 District OfficesThe District Offices (Districts 12 and 13) within Region 5 operate as TOCs during normal business hours and the Region 4 TOC (in Bend) acts as the Region 5 TOC after hours. This element includes the Transportation Operations Center System (TOCS), which is a comprehensive hardware and software platform for all ODOT TOCs that provides a unified, statewide platform for around the clock coordination of transportation related services between internal and external customers. TOCS is being implemented in several stages with functions in the following areas: traffic/event management, incident/emergency management (including a possible link to WebEOC), maintenance operations, winter operations, device management, traveler information, and data archival/reporting.
Other Event ManagementThis element includes management of special events that may impact travel on roadways or other modal means. Examples of special events include sporting events, conventions, fairs, motorcades/parades, and public/political events.
Other Public Transportation Dispatch CentersCenters that manage other public transportation services in the Treasure Valley (excludes Treasure Valley Transit and Valley Regional Transit
Other Public Transportation VehiclesVehicles used by other public transportation agencies (excludes Treasure Valley Transit and Valley Regional Transit)
Personal Information DevicesPersonal information devices refer to equipment an individual owns and can personalize with their choices for information about transportation networks. Examples include smart phones and Internet-connected PCs.
Personal VehiclesVehicles used by the traveling public, which may receive and transmit information to travelers, roadside devices, or other vehicles
Private Transportation Provider Dispatch CentersCenters that manage private transportation services in the Treasure Valley
Private Transportation Provider VehiclesVehicles used by private transportation agencies
Private UtilitiesPrivate utility companies or employees that may provide information about work that may impact travel (e.g. lane or road closures)
Regional Fare Payment CardFare payment cards are currently available for VRT transit services. In the future it is envisioned that this card will be expanded to potentially include TVT transit services, parking, and bike sharing.
Regional Fare Payment SystemPlanned system to manage payment for transit fares, parking fees, and a bike sharing system.
State EMS Communications Center (StateComm)StateComm is an emergency management center that operates around the clock in Meridian. They are co-located with the Idaho State Police Regional Communications Center (ISP RCC). StateComm provides emergency dispatch and communications for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), ITD, hazardous material incidents, public health emergencies, AMBER alerts, and many other situations. They coordinate with agencies at the local, state, and federal levels depending on the scope of the incident. Approximately 65 percent of StateComm's operations focus on ITD activities. Medical and other emergencies take precedence at StateComm over day-to-day traffic management and operations.
Third-Party Transportation Data ProvidersPrivate companies that collect transportation data (eg. vehicle/cell phone probe data)
Third-Party Transportation Information Service ProvidersPrivate companies that provide transportation information to travelers
TravelersThe traveling public that access various modes of transportation, including surface street, air, rail/transit, and non-motorized. Includes personal and commercial vehicle operators.
Treasure Valley Regional Communications Inventory and Asset Management SystemInventory and asset management system for communications infrastructure in the Treasure Valley area including Canyon and Ada County as well as the cities of Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa, and Star.
Treasure Valley Regional Maintenance and Construction Event ClearinghouseThis 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 ITD, Ada County, Canyon County, cities in the Treasure Valley, TVT, VRT, and private utility services.
Treasure Valley Regional Transportation Data ArchiveThis archive will serve as a regional data clearinghouse and provide analytic tools for collecting, archiving, and sharing information for the Treasure Valley area including Canyon and Ada County as well as the cities of Boise, Caldwell, Eagle, Garden City, Kuna, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa, and Star.
Treasure Valley Regional Virtual Transportation Management CenterThe virtual TMC will connect StateComm, ITD, ACHD, Canyon County, and the cities of Nampa and Caldwell to provide cooperative traffic control and management capabilities. Interfaces will also be provided to TVT, VRT, and emergency management agencies for data sharing. A regional concept of transportation operations will be developed to establish the operating objectives, roles and responsibilities, and high level system requirements.
Treasure Valley Transit Dispatch CenterThe TVT dispatch center in Nampa manages TVT's fixed-route and demand response services. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. RouteMatch) used at the dispatch center.
Treasure Valley Transit Fare Payment SystemSystem that manages traveler's fare payments within TVT
Treasure Valley Transit Security SystemsMonitoring and security systems implemented on-board vehicles and at bus stops/shelters
Treasure Valley Transit Traveler Information SystemSystem that provides information for travelers about TVT services, schedules, etc.
Treasure Valley Transit VehiclesFixed-route and demand response vehicles used by TVT
Valley Regional Transit Asset Management SystemAsset management system that keeps record of items that are property of VRT
Valley Regional Transit Bike Share Management SystemCentral management and billing system for Boise Bike Share system.
Valley Regional Transit Dispatch and Call CentersThis element includes dispatch centers in Boise and Nampa as well as the Meridian Call Center. The dispatch centers manage VRT's fixed-route and demand response services. The call center is a one-call center for customer service. This inventory element also represents all systems (e.g. RouteMatch) used at the centers.
Valley Regional Transit Fare Payment SystemSystem that manages traveler's fare payments within VRT
Valley Regional Transit Security SystemsMonitoring and security systems implemented on-board vehicles and at bus stops/shelters
Valley Regional Transit Traveler Information SystemsSystems that provides information for travelers about VRT services, schedules, etc. including the valleyride.org website, transit trip planners (rideline.org, RideLine phone 345-RIDE), and links to statewide 511 transit traveler information services
Valley Regional Transit VehiclesFixed-route and demand response vehicles used by VRT; Transit vehicles include ITS devices that support the safe and efficient movement of passengers. These systems collect, manage, and disseminate transit-related information to the driver, operations and maintenance personnel, and transit system patrons.