The ITS Joint Program Office (JPO) established the AI for ITS Program to research AI as a priority area to accelerate adoption of AI by state and local agencies for addressing transportation problems.

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Advance next-generation transportation systems and services by leveraging trustworthy, ethical AI (including machine learning) for safer, more efficient, and accessible movement of people and goods

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Identify, develop, implement, evaluate, and coordinate technology and policy research to advance the contextualization and integration of AI and machine learning into all aspects of the transportation system

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  • Accelerate deployment and evaluation of AI for ITS applications.
  • Spur innovation of potentially transformative AI for ITS applications.
  • Maximize value, making the best use of USDOT resources.
  • Facilitate nationwide adoption of trustworthy, ethical AI-driven ITS.