Connected and Automated Vehicle Education
Connected and Automated Vehicle education (CAVe) seeks to provide community colleges, trade schools, universities, and other academic stakeholders with unique tools and resources for the development of an intelligent transportation workforce.
The ITS PCB Program offers the following CAVe educational resources:
Connected and Automated Vehicle Education (CAVe)-In-a-Box Hands-on Learning
CAVe-In-a-Box is a hands-on learning experience to aid curriculum, and support instruction for community colleges and trade schools, facilitate benchmarking connected vehicle equipment, and support onboarding of ITS technicians. The CAVe-In-a-Box infrastructure and onboard kits are equipped with all of the necessary transportation radios, networking equipment, traffic control devices, and software to train, deploy, and test a scaled intelligent transportation system in your classroom.
To learn more about how you can bring CAVe-In-a-Box to your curriculum, email CAVSupportServices@dot.gov.
The CAVe-In-a-Box Training Video Series
The CAVe-In-a-Box training video series is a compendium to the one-of-a-kind intelligent transportation training tool that can supplement curriculum with dynamic hands-on instructional videos. This series covers everything from vehicle radio configuration, installation, and mounting to data flows in a full deployed transportation management system. By following along with the series and reading the CAVe-In-a-Box system design document, you will be ready to deploy CAVe-In-a-Box in a classroom setting. The videos cover the following topics:
- Road Side Unit
- Onboard Unit
- V2X Hub
- Signal Phasing and Timing (SPaT) and MAP (Intersection Map)
- Traffic Management Center- Coming soon
- Maintenance- Coming soon