Technical Topics

Traffic Calming
The Traffic Calming Web site was developed by the Institute of Transportation Engineers with financial support from the Federal Highway Administration in the interest of information exchange.  Visit this site to find information on traffic calming measures.

Trip and Parking Generation
Find information about two of ITE's biggest publications.

Vision Zero Site and Safety Resource Toolbox
Vision Zero is "a strategy to eliminate all traffic fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy, equitable mobility for all."

Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide
Practical guidance for improving the safety, mobility, and accessibility at unsignalized intersections.

ITS ePrimer
The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R) Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO), Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and ITS America recently concluded a joint effort to develop a series of up-to-date, Web-based modules to comprise the new ITS ePrimera comprehensive source of fundamental concepts and practices related to ITS technologies, commensurate with the state of the art.

ITE is one of five standards development organizations designated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) to develop ITS standards under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. DOT. The status of ITS standards currently under development is provided in this section.

Government Affairs
Sources of government information on past, present, and future transportation related action at the Federal level.

Smart Communities
Smart Communities was identified in January 2016 as a priority initiative area. ITE’s goal is to  be a champion for a people-based approach that uses new and emerging technologies, such as the Internet-of-things, big data, and automated and connected vehicles as enablers to support livable, prosperous communities that provide opportunities for all citizens. Former ITE International President Shawn Leight has challenged ITE to “Be Out Front” in influencing and shaping the direction of smart communities, not just waiting and reacting.

Context Sensitive Solutions

Transportation Safety

Transportation Planning

Management & Operations

Childhood Obesity

Active Living

Pedestrian Mobility and Safety


Transit Signal Priority

Connected Vehicle

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