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NYSBA Help Line

Status: Existing


The New York State Bridge Authority Help Line helps reduce the number of suicides that occur on NYSBA bridges. The Help Line is connected directly to the NYSBA Command Center and mental health professionals who can assist persons contemplating suicide. Sponsored by NYSBA, the Help Line is part of the National Suicide Prevention Hotline.


StakeholderRoleRole Status
New York State Bridge Authority (NYSBA) OwnsExisting

Physical Objects

Personal Information Device

Functional Objects

Functional ObjectDescriptionUser Defined
Personal Emergency Notification'Personal Emergency Notification' provides the capability for travelers to report an emergency or activate a panic button to summon assistance. The personal mayday capability is provided by a portable device such as a smart phone.False
Personal Location Determination'Personal Location Determination' receives current location information and provides this information to other applications that use the location information to provide guidance and emergency notification services. It interfaces with and encapsulates positioning technology such as a GPS receiver that is embedded in the user's device.False

Interfaces To

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Driver Operating a Vehicle
NYSBA Command Center