Technical Assistance

ITS Peer-to-Peer Program  The ITS Peer-to-Peer Program involves sharing ITS knowledge through peer exchanges. These events provide short-term technical assistance to agencies facing ITS planning, procurement, deployment, and operational challenges. Interested agencies may apply online.

Facilitating Integrated ITS Deployment Program  The Facilitating Integrated ITS Deployment program is responsible for developing, and supporting implementation of, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) policies and programs aimed at increasing the level of integrated ITS deployment throughout the country.

Systems Engineering  A systems engineering analysis is required for all Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects using Federal funds according to the Final Rule on Architecture and Standards Conformity.

ITS Architecture Implementation  The ITS Architecture Implementation Program identifies minimum systems engineering practices that must be included in the project implementation phase. Additional resources are provided below for the planning, implementation, and operations of ITS projects

ITS Standards Implementation  The ITS standards have been developed by standards development organizations (SDO) through a consensus process to ensure open, non-proprietary interfaces. Consistent and widespread use of ITS standards will permit data and information sharing among public agencies and private organizations to foster an environment of information sharing and interoperability.

Rural ITS  The FHWA has made efforts to support deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology in statewide and rural areas in the United States. In an ongoing effort to continue the support for ITS solutions for rural applications, this web page provides the most current information provided by FHWA regarding ITS deployment for rural transportation needs as well as links to other organizations that are addressing rural transportation related issues.

Technical specialists provide technical assistance to agencies involved in any aspect of the ITS lifecycle.   Specialist are available at: