Transportation Systems Joint Program Office is a program office at the USDOT
that is located within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and
Technology. We manage a multimodal ITS
research program in cooperation with our modal partners from all surface
transportation modes, incl. transit, highways, rail, etc. within USDOT.
|The ITS JPO funds
nearly all of the ITS-Related research done within US DOT
|Our program does
not include aviation. We work with the modal agencies to develop a strategic
plan to guide our research on a five year cycle, and the Administrators of
these agencies approve the ITS research program budget on an annual basis.