TMC Freeway Management Functional Area
Remotely controls ramp meters, interchange connector meters, lane control signals, mainline meters, and variable speed control systems.
|1||The center shall remotely control systems to manage use of the freeways, including ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls.|
|2||The center shall collect operational status from ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls and compare against the control information sent by the center.|
|3||The center shall collect fault data from ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls.|
|4||The center shall implement control strategies, under control of center personnel, on some or all of the freeway network devices (e.g. ramp meters, mainline metering, and lane controls), based on data from sensors monitoring traffic conditions upstream, downstream, and queue data on the ramps themselves.|