Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is a broad range of diverse technologies applied to the transportation infrastructure to make systems safer, more efficient, more reliable and more environmentally friendly, without necessarily having to physically alter the existing roadway. The range of technologies involved includes sensor and control technologies, communications, and computer informatics and cuts across disciplines such as transportation planning, engineering, telecommunications, computer science, finance, electronic commerce and automobile manufacturing. ITS is an emerging global phenomenon benefiting public and private sectors alike.

The Region of Durham Works Department is at the forefront of ITS in a number of areas:

The Region of Durham recently completed its ITS Strategic Plan.

For more information on ITS, please visit