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ITS INITIATIVES

Can include closed-circuit video monitoring of freeway traffic conditions and the use of automatic vehicle location technology to provide real-time transit and traffic information to the 511 telephone and Web-based information service. ITS initiatives are also used to coordinate traffic…

ITS INTEGRATION STRATEGY

a systematic plan for coordinating and implementing ITS investments funded with highway trust funds to achieve an integrated regional transportation system.

ITS NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE

means a common framework for ITS interoperability. The National ITS Architecture comprises the logical architecture and physical architecture which satisfy a defined set of user services. All of these documents are controlled by the FHWA, and are updated on an…

ITS PROJECT

any project that in whole or in part funds the acquisition of technologies or systems of technologies (e.g. computer hardware or software, traffic control devices, communications link, fare payment system, automatic vehicle location system, etc.) that provide or contribute to…

ITS REGIONAL ARCHITECTURE

a regional framework for ensuring institutional agreement and technical integration for the implementation of projects or groups of projects under an ITS integration strategy.

ITS USER SERVICES

User services document what ITS should do from the user’s perspective. A broad range of users are considered, including the traveling public as well as many different types of system operators. User services, including the corresponding user service requirements, form…