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Strategic Plan 2019

Technological innovation, urbanization, and increased global economic activity and trade are driving fundamental changes in society and our planet. Technology—from data science to artificial intelligence to the app-driven sharing economy— is altering notions about travel and mobility. At the same time, with rising vehicle miles traveled, increased urbanization, changes in global supply chains, and the growth of e-commerce, the transportation sector remains an important contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions. This sets the landscae for our Strategic Plan.

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Inventing the Future of Mobility

The Institute’s history, leadership, and administration are covered in the initial pages, but the main goal of the book is to explore the future of transportation through the initiatives underway at ITS and to present our vision for addressing society’s transportation challenges in the 21st century. You will also find an overview of ITS centers, where our research activities are conducted. 

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Intelligent Transportation Systems and Infrastructure

A Series of Briefs for Smart Investments

The last decade has witnessed an unprecedented convergence of communication, control, and sensing that can potentially transform transportation infrastructure and delivery.  At the most basic level, efficient operation and maintenance of our nation’s transportation infrastructure requires real time data exchange provided by intelligent transportation system technology.  When implemented, these technologies have the potential to revolutionize the nation’s economic vitality by moving people and goods more quickly, efficiently, safely, and at lower cost to consumers. The following briefs outline key policy and investment opportunities to support that vision.