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ITE Journal

ITE Journal

Reaching Nearly 16,000 Subscribers & ITE Members

Published since 1930, ITE Journal is an award-winning monthly publication from the Institute of Transportation Engineers. Considered one of the leading periodicals in the transportation industry, ITE Journal covers areas of critical importance to transportation professionals and keeps those in the industry abreast of current trends and hot topics.

Available in both print and electronic format, articles highlight issues related to transportation operations and safety, traffic engineering, transportation planning, intelligent transportation systems, the impact of emerging technologies on transportation, building livable and healthy communities, complete streets, autonomous/connected vehicles, transportation demand management, parking, and more. The readership of ITE Journal is a diversified base of city, state, and local transportation professionals encompassing a wide range of fields.  

Editorial Calendar & Deadlines

Content and issue focus are subject to change. Content due dates are for final content. Please contact Holly Stowell at least two months in advance of final content due date if you are interested in submitting an article.


January — Leadership 
Final Content Due/Ad Close: November 22
Art Due: November 29

February — Rural Transportation
Final Content Due/Ad Close: December 20
Art Due: December 27

March — Partnering for Success: Planning and Engineering
Final Content Due/Ad Close: January 17
Art Due: January 24

April — Electric Vehicles / Autonomous Vehicles 
Final Content Due/Ad Close: February 21
Art Due: February 28

May — Safety/Creating Safe Streets for All
Final Content Due/Ad Close: March 21
Art Due: March 28

June — Student and Younger Member Issue
Final Content Due/Ad Close: April 18
Art Due: April 25

July— Disaster Preparedness / Emergency Management
Final Content Due/Ad Close: May 23
Art Due: May 30

August — Annual Meeting: Focus on Portland 
Final Content Due/Ad Close: June 20
Art Due: June 27

September — Parking / Parking Generation
Final Content Due/Ad Close: July 18
Art Due: July 25

October — AM Recap/Awards/Professional Development
Final Content Due/Ad Close: August 22
Art Due: August 29

November — ITE Strategic Plan
Final Content Due/Ad Close: September 19
Art Due: September 26

December —Year in Review
Final Content Due/Ad Close: October 17
Art Due: October 24

Rates & Specs


Full Page

Trim: 8.25" x 10.875"

Bleed: 8.5" x 11.125" 





2/3 Page

4.5" x 9.625"





1/2 Page

7" x 4.75" or 3.375" x 9.625"





1/3 Page

2.125" x 9.625" or 4.5" x 4.75"





1/4 Page

3.375" x 4.75"





Double Page Spread

Trim: 16.5" x 10.875"

Bleed: 17" x 11.125"







Inside Front Cover

8.5" x 11.125" with bleed



Inside Back Cover

8.5" x 11.125" with bleed




Special Positions



Center Spread


Guaranteed Position

$360 plus space rates above

Tip-On Cover


Blow-In Card


Cover Wrap


Hot Products Advertorial

Full Page: $1650
Half Page: $1050

Hot Companies Advertorial

Full Page: $2,400

Q&A Advertorial



Special Section

The ITE Journal Hot Products/Hot Companies sections are a popular industry showcase for both new products and company values. This advertorial section is highly effective in communicating the reasons why industry leaders should be doing business with you.

Hot Companies Full Page advertorial (8.5" x 11.125")
Hot Products Full Page advertorial (8.5" x 11.125")
Hot Products Half Page advertorial (3.375" x 9.625")

High- Res Photo

6.75" x 4.75", 300 dpi

6.75" x 4.75", 300 dpi

3.5" x 2.75", 300 dpi

Company Overview

up to 280 words including a website link.

up to 280 words including a website link.

up to 140 words including a website link.

High- Res Company Logo

300 DPI (examples of files- JPEG, EPS, PNG)

300 DPI (examples of files- JPEG, EPS, PNG)

300 DPI (examples of files- JPEG, EPS, PNG)

Q&A Advertorial

This two-page spread give your executives the ability to answer industry-related questions, positioning them as an expert in the field to ITE Journal readers.

Advertiser Supplies:
  • Required Information:
    • Name of C-Level executive to be interviewed
    • Company name & website and location of the company
    • Advertiser provides their answers to their own questions 
  • Required Copy:
    • 400 words per page (in the case 800 words max)
  • Required Image:
    • High-res headshot of interviewee (300 dpi, JPG)
  • Optional files:
    • High-res Image of your choice, 300 dpi
    • Company Logo, 300 dpi (JPEG, EPS, PNG)

General Requirements and Formats

  • high-resolution PDF/X-1a file is required for all ads.
  • Colors must be CMYK. No ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi. Line art should be 600 dpi.
  • Vital copy and images must be at least 1/8" away from trim. Spread ads must have at least 3/8" total gutter.
  • Materials shoud be submitted without crop marks, but full page ads should include the required 1/8" bleed.
  • All fonts used must be embedded in the PDF file.
  • Using the bold, italic, or other style keys is not recommended. Please use the bold or italic version of the font. (For example, instead of making Adobe® Garamond bold with the style key, use the actual font for Adobe® Garamond Bold.)
  • Flatten all layers and set transparency to highest setting.
  • Ads must be suitable to print as is. ITE is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Materials that do not meet the stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser. All materials must be submitted in accordance with the published deadlines and meet the criteria stated in the advertising policy.




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