A system, partly funded by the U.S. government, to develop smart streets and smart cars. Such a system can warn travelers of congestion and suggest alternative routes.
Application of electronic computer and telecommunications technology to add efficiency to monitor vehicle use and capacity of existing roadways. ITS goals include alleviating traffic congestion, reducing accidents, using energy more efficiently, reducing emissions, and increasing transit ridership.
Electronics, communications, and information processing that are integrated to improve the efficiency or safety of surface transportation.