U.S. DOT ITS Strategic Planning Workshop June 4, 2009 Synthesis Report of Findings

The United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) conducted a day-long workshop on June 4, 2009 in National Harbor, Maryland to solicit stakeholder input on the strategic direction of the Federal Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) research program. The workshop was one of several mechanisms to solicit input from external stakeholders and followed a Request for Information (RFI) issued by U.S. DOT on April 20, 2009. Total workshop attendance was 180, demonstrating strong stakeholder interest. The diverse representation included the private sector, state and local agencies, academia, industry associations, and U.S. DOT personnel As background for the stakeholder discussions that followed, ITS JPO Director Shelley Row presented information about the DOT’s strategic planning process for ITS and the development of five goal area initiatives: Safety, Mobility (Data), Mobility (Applications), Mobility (Payment), and Environment. The Multimodal Team Leaders for each goal area then presented preliminary versions of proposed programs. These program proposals, eleven in all, were the focus of two rounds (one in the morning and one in the afternoon) of 90-minute facilitated breakout sessions organized by goal area. In each breakout session stakeholders were asked to react to the overall theme of the proposed program and to identify roles and engagement mechanisms for stakeholders, key technologies, and measures of research program success. All breakout sessions were well attended and stakeholders provided many useful comments. Workshop results include the major themes of stakeholders’ comments as well as key comments related to goal area initiatives and specific programs. Eight overarching themes emerged from multiple breakout sessions. They range from continuing stakeholder involvement to Federal role to ways to catalyze the market.

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  • Authors:
    • Zimmerman, Carol A
    • Burt, Matt
    • Gopalakrishna, Deepak
    • Raman, Mala
    • Lepofsky, Mark
    • Jehanian, Karen
    • Johns, Robert
    • Tarnoff, Phil
    • Turnbull, Katie
  • Publication Date: 2009-7-6


  • English

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 71p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01142057
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-JPO-09-056
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-06-D-00007/ORDER 07-T-08002/WO BA07-057
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 13 2009 1:18PM