ITS is a general term applied to a broad range of diverse technologies known collectively as intelligent transportation systems. The proponents of ITS believe it holds the answer to many of our transportation problems. ITS is built on a number of technologies, including information processing, communications, control, and electronics. Effectively integrating these technologies in our transportation system will save lives, time, and money.
ITS provides the intelligent link between travelers, vehicles, and the physical transportation infrastructure. Examples include the use of ITS to:
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