PS01: Emergency Routing (Centralized)

Need Area Description

This service package supports automated vehicle location and dynamic routing of emergency vehicles. Traffic information, road conditions, and suggested routing information are provided to enhance emergency vehicle routing. Special priority or other specific emergency traffic control strategies can be coordinated to improve the safety and time–efficiency of responding vehicle travel on the selected route(s). The Emergency Management Subsystem provides the routing for the emergency fleet based on real–time conditions and has the option of requesting a route from the Traffic Management subsystem. The Emergency Vehicle may also be equipped with dedicated short range communications for local signal preemption and the transmission of alerts to surrounding vehicles. The service provides for information exchange between care facilities and both the Emergency Management Subsystem and emergency vehicles.

Need Area Type: Unspecified

Service Package

PS01: Emergency Routing (Centralized)

Includes Needs

1Emergency Management needs to provide basic public safety call–taking and dispatch of emergency vehicles in order to provide safe and rapid deployment of appropriate resources to an emergency.
2Emergency Management needs to coordinate with other emergency management operations in order to support emergency notification between agencies.
3Emergency Management needs to process current and historical weather and road conditions data from multiple sources in order to generate warnings and route advisories for individual emergency responders or emergency response dispatchers.
4Emergency Management needs to provide emergency responders with road weather warnings and advisories.
5Emergency Management needs to provide routing information to the emergency responders.