PT09: Transit Signal Priority
Need Area Description
The Transit Signal Priority service package uses transit vehicle to infrastructure communications to allow a transit vehicle to request priority at one or a series of intersections. The service package provides feedback to the transit driver indicating whether the signal priority has been granted or not. This service package can contribute to improved operating performance of the transit vehicles by reducing the time spent stopped at a red light.
Need Area Type
Service PackagePT09: Transit Signal Priority
|01||Transit Operations needs to provide approaching Transit Vehicle location and heading to the roadside signal controller so that the controller can modify signal timing in favor of the transit vehicle.|
|02||Transit Operations needs to provide approaching Transit Vehicle location and heading to traffic operations so that they can adjust the signal controller signal timing in favor of the transit vehicle.|
|03||Transit Operations needs to provide transit vehicle data to Traffic Operations including loading information and schedule performance in order to support decision making regarding whether to give the transit vehicle priority at the intersection.|