Perspectives on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

  • Joseph M. Sussman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

  3. ITS Organizational Issues, Regionalism and the Transportation/Information Infrastructure

  4. ITS: Implications for the Transportation Profession and Transportation Education

  5. “Thoughts on ITS”, ITS Quarterly: Five Years of Columns on ITS Issues

  6. Where We are Today in ITS and Issues for the Future

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 223-232

About this book


"Perspectives on ITS" is a collection of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) writings of Professor Joseph M. Sussman from MIT.  Professor Sussman is a long-time major participant in the ITS world, beginning with his work on the core writing team in the original "IVHS" Strategic Plan in 1991-92, and continuing on to the present day. He has worked in a number of ITS area and is a keen observer of the ITS scene in general.

The book contains extended articles on various aspects of ITS and perspectives on the future of the field, building on its rich history; organizational issues related to ITS – in particular, regionalism and the transportation / information infrastructure; and ITS’ implications for the transportation profession at large and for transportation education. In addition it contains 14 selected columns from the ITS Quarterly.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Joseph M. Sussman
    • 1
  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridge

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-23257-7
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-23260-7
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