Ken Leonard, Director
ITS Joint Program Office
The Intelligent Transportations Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO)
Accelerate the use of ITS to transform the way society moves.
Lead collaborative and innovative research, development, and implementation of ITS to improve the safety and mobility of people and goods.
Planning for the Future of ITS
The ITS Joint Program Office’s 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s ITS research focuses on several high-priority areas including Emerging and Enabling Technologies, Data Access and Exchanges, ITS Cybersecurity Research, Automation, Complete Trip – ITS4US, and Accelerating ITS Deployment. The ITS Strategic Plan includes in-depth discussion of the ITS Program’s strategic goals, these research areas, and four technology transfer programs.
Learn more in the 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan.
ITS JPO and ITS America to host free webinar on Innovation in Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Platforms, Applications and Standards on February 15th
The Global System for Mobile Communications Association predicts that there will be nearly 50 billion connected devices by 2025, nearly ten times the world's predicted human population. Automotive telematics and surface transportation infrastructure will be major sectors. ITS America invites you to participate in a Feb. 15 webinar session from 2-3 p.m. Eastern that will examine what role common standards play in the future growth of machine-to-machine communications. Dr. Jeffrey Smith will discuss his experience and the activities of the Global Standards Collaboration M2M Standardization Task Force and Telecommunications Industry Association's TR-50 Engineering Committee on Smart Device Communications.
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