ITS America Hall of Fame inductees exemplify an outstanding career dedicated to organizational and thought leadership contributing to the vision of Intelligent Transportation Systems. Each individual has served as a lifelong champion of technology’s vital role in improving transportation, and recipients personify achievement in the ultimate standards for a leader in the ITS field. The ITS Hall of Fame was established to recognize those members whose contributions to the profession and service to ITS America has been significant, substantial and long-standing. Recipients are selected annually based on their leadership in the transportation technology arena. All have been tireless advocates for fulfilling ITS’ promise.
Presented by ITS America, the Best of ITS Awards honors the most innovative, effective, and influential achievements in the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) industry. This highly competitive program recognizes the organizations whose projects have demonstrated specific and measurable outcomes and exemplified innovation by establishing a “new dimension” of performance.
State Chapters focus on state legislative and regulatory initiatives as well as grassroots efforts driving ITS deployment. ITS America’s 25 state and regional chapters span 43 of the 50 states. A State Chapters Task Force of the Board is committed to working with the state chapters to assist in incorporating this work into the larger ITS America public policy structure.
Sponsored by the Southwest Research Institute, the Student Essay Competition is designed to encourage student interest and future participation in the development of ITS solutions. The objective of the essay competition is to provide an opportunity for today’s transportation and engineering students to apply their knowledge in a thought-provoking and enjoyable competition and to build awareness of ITS as a career path with unlimited potential.Each year, students from all of the country respond to a variety of topics and provide their insight to the ITS industry. Students are an important part of the continued development of the ITS industry, a field of expertise that is vitally important to the future of our nation’s economic infrastructure and quality of life.