Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Connected and Automated Vehicles


Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)

Improving surface transportation system safety and efficiency.

Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are electronics, communications, or information processing systems or services used singly or in combination to improve the safety and efficiency of the surface transportation system.


How do we plan?

ITS planning consists of identifying MnDOT business needs, prioritizing these needs, scoping these needs into the acceptable programs and budgets.

What is design?

ITS design consists of developing the approved project concepts and selecting contractors to prepare plans, specs and special provisions that satisfy system requirements using newly developed or innovative components.