The ITS Heartland Chapter of ITS
America is intended to facilitate information sharing for
ITS projects and activities and to showcase ITS applications in
five heartland states, Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma.
To date, all five State Departments of Transportation, along with
major universities in each state and the Federal Highway Administration
have been involved in developing the organization.
Potential benefits of membership in the ITS Heartland Chapter
include information exchange, educational opportunities, project
coordination, creation of public-private partnerships, access
to future customers, and research sharing.
The ITS Heartland Chapter holds annual meetings to allow members
to discuss ITS issues, share ideas, learn about activities in
other states, and have vendors showcase new products.
Intelligent Transportation Systems include many
wireless and wired communications and electronic systems that
provide information to transportation officials.
To improve the quality of life for those transportation
users who live and invest in America's Heartland Region through
advanced transportation technologies and communications.