Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What emerging and enabling technologies are being researched by the ITS JPO?

The ITS JPO is identifying and assessing the potential of emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, cellular-vehicle-to-everything communications, 5G communication networks, passenger drones, Hyperloop, and more, for adoption or adaptation to the transportation system.

What is the ITS JPO’s role in pursuing emerging and enabling technologies?

As emerging technologies offer the potential to enter the transportation environment, the ITS JPO will evaluate their fit in meeting transportation needs and work with agency modes to extend resulting benefits from these technologies across the transportation system.


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.

Jonathan Walker

Chief Policy, Architecture, and Knowledge Transfer

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

ITS Joint Program Office

(202) 366-2199