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 Officeís 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan
The U.S. Department of Transportationís ITS research focuses on several high-priority areas including Emerging and Enabling Technologies, Data Access and Exchanges, ITS Cybersecurity Research, Automation, ITS4US, and Accelerating ITS Deployment. The ITS Strategic Plan includes in-depth discussion of the ITS Programís strategic goals, these research areas, and four technology transfer programs.
Learn more in the 2020-2025 ITS Strategic Plan.
Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office Welcomes Brian Cronin as Acting Director
The Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) is excited to welcome Brian Cronin as Acting Director. Having served 11 years in the ITS JPO, Brian is a recognized ITS leader, and his passion for innovation and collaboration position him well to help stakeholders deploy ITS solutions at scale.
Prior to this appointment as Acting Director, Brian served as Director, Office of Safety and Operations Research and Development, Federal Highway Administration, for five years, and Director, Office of Operations Research and Development, for two years. In his most recent role, he provided executive leadership and guidance for improving and advancing transportation safety and operations-related technologies and innovations through research, development, and testing.
During his previous time with the ITS JPO, Brian served as the ITS Research Team Leader, where he provided strategic leadership and direction in the development of ITS solutions to improve transportation mobility, safety, and the environment. He holds a Masterís Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Bachelorís Degree in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech. Brian is also a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Maryland.
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