INSPIRE Knowledge Base

TIH

Description
Organisation: 
TIH Travel and Traffic Information Exchange
Acronym: 
TIH
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
The TIH is an independent organisation looking at facilitating the easy and expedient exchange of traffic and travel information between services providers and other interested parties to optimise the use of transport networks.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
The TIH is a collaboration across the UK including Local Authorities, the Highways Agency, media partners and other interested parties.
Activities: 
Harmonising common exchange protocols (Datex 2/TPEG), looking at new developments to ensure best practise. Maintain ITS Registry: www.itsregistry.org.uk
Membership: 
UK ITS community, including Local Highways Authorities, the Highways Agency, Media
Comments: 
Across the majority of services we use TPEG-Loc, ISO TS dealing with on-the-fly location referencing to ensure traffic and travle information can be clearly localised. We are keen that our ITS expertise is utilised for INSPIRE
Typology: 
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    United Kingdom
    Societal Sector
    Public information
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Location Referencing Working Group Champion for TIH
    Primary Business
    ITS Information Services