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About the ITS PCB Program

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Professional Capacity Building (PCB) Program is the Department’s primary mechanism for educating the transportation workforce about ITS.

Housed within the U.S. DOT’s ITS Joint Program Office (JPO), the program provides the transportation workforce with flexible, accessible ITS learning and support through live and on-demand training, technical assistance, and educational resources. The program assists current and future transportation professionals in developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities to build technical proficiency while furthering their career paths.

Our Vision

To prepare the next generation transportation workforce for a safer, smarter, more equitable, and greener transportation system, powered by intelligent transportation systems (ITS).

Our Mission

To provide a multimodal and multi-disciplinary capacity building program for all levels of current and future transportation professionals and paraprofessionals to accelerate preparation for and the deployment of innovative ITS applications and technologies.

Our Audience

The ITS PCB Program seeks to build the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the ITS workforce from traditional and varied backgrounds including civil and electrical engineering, transportation planning, information technology, data science, and paraprofessional fields.

Our Content

The ITS PCB Program implements a core curriculum on how to deploy, operate, and maintain foundational ITS, while growing the Program to meet the needs of a workforce that will be implementing new and emerging transportation technology areas such as:

  • Interoperable Connectivity
  • Automated Vehicles
  • Mobility Innovation and Accessible Transportation Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cybersecurity
  • Other Emerging Transportation Technologies

Our Formats

The ITS PCB Program focuses on meeting the needs of adult learners who want immediate, practice-ready skills. Trainings are accessible through a portfolio of e-learning, blended learning, micro-learning videos, in-person workshops, webinars, and other formats. The ITS PCB Program also includes cohorts and peer exchange opportunities, so practitioners receive the value of sharing lessons learned, best practices, and learning from first-hand experience from their peers.

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For inquiries regarding the ITS PCB Program, please contact the USDOT Point of Contact below.
J.D. Schneeberger
Program Manager, Knowledge and Technology Transfer

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