Best Practices of Rural and Statewide ITS Strategic Planning

ITS Joint Program Office


The purpose of this document is to support the agencies and groups that are beginning the process of rural or statewide Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) deployment planning. Along with the previously published Rural Toolbox (FHWA-OP-01-030), this best practice document guides users through proven processes in order to prepare a rural or statewide ITS deployment plan.

Source Organization Location

Washington, DC

Organizational Capability Element

  • Planning
  • Programming/Budget/Funding
  • Outreach & Marketing
  • Organizational Structure/Staffing
  • Local government/MPO/RTPA cooperation

Content Type

  • Best Practice

Role in Organization

  • Director / Program Manager
  • Engineer
  • Manager / First Line Supervisor
  • Principal Engineer
  • Researcher/Academic
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Manager
  • Transportation Planner

Publishing Organization

  • FHWA

Maturity Level of Program

  • Assessment (L1)
  • Deployment (L3)
  • Development (L2)
  • Monitoring (L4)


  • Available Tools
  • Learning

Document Downloads

Project Website

Best Practices of Rural and Statewide ITS Strategic Planning

Prime Contractor
SAIC (Transcore)
Charles Dankocsik, Mohsen Zarean, David Register, andKaren Timpone
Issue Date
July 1st, 2002
Publication Number
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