U.S. Department of Transportation announces ITS ePrimer, a free ITS web resource that provides transportation professionals, educators, students, and others with a series of up-to-date, Web-based modules describing key ITS topics, with a multimodal perspective.
The USDOT has announced ITS (Intelligent Transportation Systems) ePrimer, a free ITS web resource that provides transportation professionals with fundamental concepts and practices related to ITS technologies. This online resource can help practicing professionals and students better understand how ITS is integrated into the planning, design, deployment, and operations of surface transportation systems. The ITS ePrimer is both a stand-alone reference document for the practitioner as well as a text for education and training programs.
The ITS ePrimer consists of 14 modules that provide information about ITS technologies:
- Introduction to ITS
- Systems Engineering
- Transportation Management Systems
- Traffic Operations
- Personal Transportation
- Freight, Intermodal, and Commercial Vehicle Operations
- Public Transportation
- Electronic Toll Collection and Pricing
- Supporting ITS Technologies
- Rural and Regional ITS Applications
- Sustainable Transportation
- Institutional Issues
- Connected Vehicles
- Emerging Issues.