HUDSON VALLEY TRANSPORTATION MANAGEMENT CENTER
HAWTHORNE, NEW YORK
The Hudson Valley Transportation Management Center is a multi-modal, multi-agency facility designed to integrate and manage the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure currently used in NY State DOT Region 8, which includes 7 counties just north of New York City. The facility includes a station for NY State Police Troop K, and subsequent to the 9/11 attacks the building was redesigned to include additional space for emergency operations centers for the NYS Emergency Management Office and Westchester County, as well as significant additional security features.
The HVTMC collects and disseminates real-time traffic information, and is a critical link between transportation agencies, public safety agencies, media entities and the traveling public. Including a 911 call center, State Police dispatch and HELP truck operations center, it also is the command center for incident response to conditions that impact traffic flow in Westchester County and the Hudson Valley. The project represents a unique collaboration of state and local agencies, to centralize and share all regional transportation, emergency and enforcement functions in one facility, resulting in a model of cooperation in support of public safety and efficiency. The building includes a display area with interactive exhibits to educate the public about ITS programs and benefits.
DeWolff Architects: Designers of Traffic Management Centers, as well as Emergency Management and Communications Centers.