The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) wants you to grab your camera and show us how ITS technologies are making transportation better in your community.
The ITS Video Challenge is sponsored by the U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Federal Highway Administration, and Federal Transit Administration
How to Enter
It’s easy, grab your camera and share with us the story of your community’s ITS deployment. The challenge begins on April 6, 2011 and ends on June 30, 2011.
1. Create an original video highlighting the deployment of an ITS technology in your community.
2. Upload the Video to http://www.youtube.com and send via email the URL link for your video on the YouTube website to U.S. DOT at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have “ITS Video Challenge” as your entry email’s subject line.
3. Within the same email as your YouTube video link, provide the name and affiliation of each team member and the office or school (non-personal) email address of the team member who will serve as the main point of contact.
4. Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident and must be at least 18 years or older.
Video Content & General Guidelines
Videos should focus on one example of ITS deployment in the field. The ITS technology can be for any type of surface transportation including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit, auto, and freight.
Videos will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Success in describing the deployment of a specific ITS technology in your community.
- Success in highlighting the benefits of the ITS technology deployment.
- Creativity of presentation.
The best overall video will be honored at the 2011 ITS World Congress in Orlando, Florida which takes place on October 16-20, 2011. Authorized travel expenses will be paid for up to four members of the winning team to attend the conference in its entirety.
In addition, your video entry may be recognized by the U.S. DOT through the Secretary of Transportation’s blog “Fast Lane”, on the U.S. DOT Research and Innovative Technology Administration website, or shown on the U.S. DOT’s YouTube channel.