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Intelligent transport systems

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) refers to the integration of information and communication technologies (ICT) with vehicles and transport infrastructure to improve economic performance, safety, mobility and environmental sustainability for the benefit of all European citizens. The European Commission supports an integrated systemic approach to research into ITS and work to implement generic ITS technologies in innovative transport applications.

Research priorities

  • Safety related systems
  • Traffic management systems
  • Intelligent infrastructures and automated transport systems
  • Multimodal travel information
  • Intelligent freight logistics
  • International co-operation