US Municipal Public Safety Dispatch - Alerting and Advisory Systems Functionality

Terminator Description

This terminator represents the federal, provincial, and local alerting and advisory systems that provide alerts, advisories, and other potential threat information that is relevant to surface transportation systems. This includes systems that provide intelligence about potential, imminent, or actual attacks on the transportation infrastructure or its supporting information systems. This terminator also represents the early warning and emergency alert systems operated by federal, provincial, county, and local agencies that provide advisories and alerts regarding all types of emergencies including natural hazards (floods, hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes), accidents (chemical spills, nuclear power plant emergencies) and other civil emergencies such as child abduction alerts that impact transportation system operation and/or require immediate public notification. Note that weather related watches and warnings may also be provided the National Meteorological Service and Meteorological Service Provider terminators.