Cisco CloudCenter: Get the Hybrid IT Advantage

Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

Definition - What does Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) mean?

An intelligent transportation system (ITS) is a technology, application or platform, that improves the quality of transportation, or achieves other outcomes based on applications that monitor, manage or enhance transportation systems.

Techopedia explains Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)

Intelligent transportation systems can be set up in many ways. Some feature telematics and camera designs that capture diverse information on fundamental systems that can use it to manage traffic or public transportation fleets. Some use wireless and RFID radio wave technologies to conduct signals across geographic areas. These systems can also have many different goals — some will look at how to direct volumes of traffic. Others may look at how to improve the enforcement of traffic laws. Others may look at how to reduce carbon emissions, enhance efficiency for individual vehicles or fleets, or achieve various traffic outcomes that enhance quality of life for local residents, pedestrians, bicyclists or others. Some aspects of an intelligent transportation system can be applied to commercial goals, such as quicker shipping, more efficient fleet operations and safer jobs in transportation industries.

Share this:

Connect with us

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.