The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office Releases a New Strategic Plan for the First Half of the New Decade

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) has released a new strategic plan that describes its strategies and goals for the first half of the decade. There will be a comment period for the public to provide feedback on the plan until March 27, 2020. The ITS JPO invites you to view the ITS JPO Strategic Plan 2020–2025 and help shape the future of transportation.


For the last three decades, the ITS JPO has fostered pioneering research and development in technology and evaluation of each generation of ITS. These efforts have helped to save lives, improve access and mobility, and increase economic productivity. With a new strategic plan, the ITS JPO is now looking ahead to the next 5 years of transportation innovation.

The ITS JPO Strategic Plan 2020–2025 describes the ITS JPO’s vision, mission, and strategies that will help the U.S. Department of Transportation achieve its key technology research and development priorities and ensure that our nation has the safest, most efficient and modern transportation system.


The strategic plan includes in-depth discussion of the ITS JPO’s strategic goals, related research areas, and four technology transfer programs, which together work to accelerate deployment:

  • Emerging and Enabling Technologies
  • Data Access and Exchanges
  • Cybersecurity for ITS
  • Automation
  • Complete Trip – ITS4US
  • Accelerating ITS Deployment through:
  • ITS Evaluation
  • ITS Professional Capacity Building
  • ITS Architecture and Standards
  • ITS Communications


Don’t miss your chance to help shape the future of transportation innovation. View the ITS Strategic Plan 2020–2025 and share your feedback.