In 2010, the USDOT and the MLIT
of Japan signed a Memorandum of
Cooperation to enhance bilateral
cooperation and further the development and implementation of global
ITS activities. Bilateral efforts focus on three main areas:
The USDOT recently signed an Implementing
Arrangement with the Korean Ministry of Land,
Transport and Maritime Affairs (MLTM) to
collaborate on ITS research.
We are initiating collaborations that focus on sharing information and
experiencesfrom our new Connected
Vehicle Pilot Deployment Program, which aims to spur the implementation
of connected vehicle technology deployed in real-world settings.
ITS and cooperative vehicle systems can deliver significant societal
benefits for road users worldwide in terms of safer, more
energy-efficient, less congested, and environmentally friendly transportation.
Coordinated ITS research can:
Preclude the development and
adoption of redundant standards
Provide significant cost savings
Support and accelerate the
deployment and adoption of
cooperative vehicle systems