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.
Safety - Transit Bus Stop Pedestrian Warning
Uses sensors, mounted on light poles, to warn pedestrians if they are in danger of being struck by a transit bus approaching or departing a bus stop, as well as warn bus drivers of the presence of pedestrians. Also warns pedestrians getting off a bus of any vehicles in the immediate vicinity of the bus stop that may be out of their line of sight helping to avoid potential collisions.
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