ITS in Academics

ITS University Workshop #4
September 22-23, 2016 | ITS America Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Day 2 Presentation | September 23, 2016

Online Materials that can be Utilized by Universities for FREE

Presenter: Kathleen Frankle
Presenter's Org: Consortium for ITS Training and Education (CITE)

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The slides in this presentation are branded with the CITE logo and the U.S. DOT triskelion logo.

Slide 1: Online Materials that can be Utilized by Universities for FREE

ITS PCB University Workshop
September 23, 2016

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Slide 2: What is CITE?

  • Consortium for ITS Training and Education
  • A unique consortium of over 100 university and industry partners
  • Provide interactive online advanced transportation courses
  • Types of offerings
    • Certificate Programs
    • Independent Study Courses
    • Blended Courses
    • Full Semester Courses

Slide 3: CITE’s Audience

  • University/College Students
    • Courses taken from University Partners
    • College credit given for completion through partners
  • Industry professionals
    • Courses taken directly through CITE
    • CEUs given for completion

Slide 4: CITE & ITS PCB Partnership

  • Development of Online Courses and Offered through CITE
  • Offering all Courses for FREE to public agencies *
  • Updating Courses to New Format
  • Joint Marketing of online courses

* Connected Vehicle 101 Offered for FREE to everyone

Slide 5: Newest Courses Available

  • Archived Data for Planning, Operations and Safety
  • Connected Vehicles 101
  • Cyber Security
  • Performance Measurement
    • Intro to Operations Performance Measures and Management
    • Nuts and Bolts of Operations Performance Measurement
    • Operations Performance Management: Real-time Operations to Long Term Planning
  • Travel Time (Vehicle Probe Data)

Slide 6: Other Courses Available

  • Fundamentals of Database Management Systems
  • Improving Highway Safety with ITS
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering
  • Introduction to the National ITS Architecture
  • ITS Applications in transit Management and Operations
  • Managing High Technology Projects in Transportation
  • Network Design and Deployment Considerations for ITS Managers and Professionals
  • Overview of Operations
  • Principles and Tools for Road Weather Management
  • Telecommunications and Networking Fundamentals
  • Tools of Advanced Transportation Management Systems
  • Traffic Signal Timing

Slide 7: Certificate Programs

  • Students Take (3) core courses & (3) electives
  • One year time frame to complete
  • (5) Certificate Programs Available
    • ITS Project Management
    • ITS Systems
    • Performance Measurement
    • Road Weather Management
    • Traffic Engineering and Operations

Slide 8: Sample Course Page

[This slide contains a screenshot from CITE’s Databases and DBMS Course Lesson 1.]

Slide 9: Sample Course Page

[This slide contains a screenshot from CITE’s Introduction to Systems Engineering course.]

Slide 10: Sample Knowledge Check

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Slide 11: Benefit of CITE to Universities

  • Universities have FREE access to ALL of CITE’s courses
    • Need to become a CITE Partner
    • That’s FREE too
  • Materials used to supplement existing courses

Slide 12: How to Become a CITE Partner

  1. Visit CITE website
  2. Click on “Partners: Become a Partner”
  3. Download and complete forms
  4. E-mail forms to Denise Twisdale (

Slide 13: Contact Information

Kathleen Frankle
Phone: 301-405-8271

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For more information, contact:

Michelle Noch
ITS Professional Capacity Building Program Manager
ITS Joint Program Office
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST-R)
U.S. Department of Transportation



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