Automated vehicles offer several potential benefits to our nation’s surface transportation system, including:
Responding effectively to automation requires a cross-modal effort, as the expertise on various aspects of automation resides in many parts of the U.S. DOT. Cross-cutting tools—such as evaluation methods, data access and exchanges, and development of other decision-making tools—support these three areas.
The ITS JPO will advance automation by:
Please explore this site for a more detailed description of the program and progress. We will continue to upload relevant program information for public consumption as it becomes available. For inquiries regarding the program, please contact the USDOT Point of Contact below.
Automation Program Manager
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology
ITS Joint Program Office