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Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)


Integrated project control system Boston Central Artery / Tunnel © Transdyn

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) comprise the application of advanced information processing, communications, sensor and control technologies and management strategies in an integrated manner to improve mobility. ITS applications can generally be divided into the following eight major functional categories:

  1. Traveller Information
  2. Traffic Management
  3. Public Transport
  4. Commercial Vehicle Operations
  5. Electronic Payment Services
  6. Emergency Management
  7. Vehicle Safety and Control Systems
  8. Information Warehousing Services (traffic safety data collection and archived data management)