Ken Leonard, Director
ITS Joint Program Office
The Intelligent Transportations Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO)
Accelerate the use of ITS to transform the way society moves.
Lead collaborative and innovative research, development, and implementation of ITS to improve the safety and mobility of people and goods.
Planning for the Future of ITS
The ITS Joint Program Office’s 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s ITS research focuses on several high-priority areas including Emerging and Enabling Technologies, Data Access and Exchanges, ITS Cybersecurity Research, Automation, Complete Trip – ITS4US, and Accelerating ITS Deployment. The ITS Strategic Plan includes in-depth discussion of the ITS Program’s strategic goals, these research areas, and four technology transfer programs.
Learn more in the 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan.
Mobility - Response, Emergency Staging and Communications, Uniform Management and Evacuation (R.E.S.C.U.M.E.)
Response, Emergency Staging and Communications, Uniform Management, and Evacuation are the next generation of applications that transform the response, emergency staging and communications, uniform management, and evacuation (R.E.S.C.U.M.E.) process associated with incidents.
Oncoming Vehicles - Warns drivers of lane closing and reduced speeds when approaching incident zones.
Responder Vehicles - Warns on-scene responders of vehicles approaching the incident zone at speeds or in lanes that pose a high risk to their safety.
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