Tag Archive: RITA Joint Program Office

Sep 17

Connected Vehicle Certification Program

From RITA ITS JPO Connected Vehicle Certification is a key research program of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO), a program office within the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA). Certification is the process of ensuring that system components, manufactured according to program requirements, perform as …

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Sep 17

Connected Vehicle Test Bed

From RITA ITS JPO Promotional Video for Connected Vehicle Test Bed.

May 24

Why Do Transportation Agencies Adopt ITS? Join the Conversation and Share Your Experiences with the ITS Evaluation Program

From RITA ITS JPO “Talking Technology and Transportation” (T3) Webinar Date:   June 7, 2012 Time:  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET Cost:  All T3 webinars are free of charge “Why do some Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) innovations, such as electronic tolling, experience early success and rapid deployment, while other technologies with known benefits such …

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May 22

New AERIS Reports Now Available at the National Transportation Library

From RITA ITS JPO AERIS – State of the Practice Scan of Behavioral and Activity-Based Models; this report presents the findings of a state-of-the-practice scan of behavioral and activity-based models and their ability to predict traveler choices and behavior in response to implementation of ITS strategies and the suitability to use the behavior changes to …

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May 11

Connected Vehicle Technology: International Research

From RITA ITS JPO “The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) aims to foster cooperative international research of intelligent transportation system (ITS) and to support international harmonization of ITS standards. Coordinated research can support and accelerate the deployment and adoption of cooperative vehicle (also termed connected vehicle) systems  and …

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May 11

DOT Issues Discussion Document on Principles for a Connected Vehicle Environment; Safety as Top Priority

From Green Car Congress “The US Department of Transportation (DOT) Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) has issued a discussion document expressing a set of working principles intended to guide DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety …

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Apr 30

Principles for a Connected Vehicle Environment

From RITA ITS JPO Discussion Document April 18, 2012 “This document expresses a set of working principles intended to guide U.S DOT’s research, demonstration and implementation activities related to a connected vehicle environment. Connected vehicles refer to the ability of vehicles of all types to communicate wirelessly with other vehicles and roadway equipment, such as …

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Apr 16

RITA ITS JPO Newsletter April 2012

From RITA ITS JPO “Dear Colleagues, “I hope you are enjoying a productive start to 2012. Looking back over the past year, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made significant progress on our intelligent transportation system (ITS) research initiatives. This newsletter highlights several of those initiatives, such as the Connected Vehicle Safety Pilot program …

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Apr 06

Iteris Receives $12.4 Million Contract for National Transportation Program

From OC Metro “The Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation, has granted Iteris Inc. a federal contract to extend its work on a national transportation system design initiative, the National Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Architecture Evolution and Support Program. The contract extends Iteris’ services with the administration …

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Mar 26

U.S. DOT Public Meeting for Connected Vehicle Concepts for Traffic Management [Webinar]

From ITS America “The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will hold a free public meeting to obtain stakeholder input for a connected vehicle concept that is designed to improve traffic management. The meeting will focus on the Intelligent Network Flow Optimization (INFLO) operational concept. The meeting will take place from 8:30am to …

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