Welcome to the Intelligent Transportation Society of Alaska!
The Intelligent Transportation Society of Alaska (ITS
Alaska) is a nonprofit corporation that was established in January
2008 as a chartered state chapter of the national organization, ITS America.
ITS Alaska is a strong advocate for intelligent transportation systems
(ITS) and fosters an environment for members to share ideas and technical
information, stimulate public-private and institutional partnerships,
and support ITS developers, implementers and policy makers.
Members of ITS Alaska include those with an interest in
advancing ITS deployment in Alaska, especially those in the transportation
related industry. Members may represent colleges and universities, government
agencies, private companies, and individuals. With a wide variety of members,
ITS Alaska is able to carry out its mission: " to promote ITS solutions
that improve safety and mobility on Alaska's highways."
A major task of ITS Alaska is to increase ITS awareness
in Alaska. Projects utilizing ITS technology in Alaska used to mainly
be confined to the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities
and the Municipality of Anchorage. Since 2008, ITS projects are being
implemented by private consultants, engineering firms, universities, and
other State and Federal agencies. Together with a wide variety of members,
the power of cohesion and exchange of information, ITS Alaska can accomplish