The regional ITS architecture is an integral part of the planning process, providing a structured way to translate operational objectives and strategies into an interconnected set of ITS projects. This page identifies the planning objectives and strategies that are supported by the regional ITS architecture.

1GoalSystem safety and security
1.1ObjectiveReduce the number and rate of serious injury and fatal crashes.
1.2ObjectivePolicy Objective: Improve transit system security.
2GoalTravel Efficiency and Reliability
2.1ObjectiveImprove travel reliability on the NHS and arterial roadways.
2.2ObjectiveLimit recurring peak period delay on the NHS and arterial roadways.
2.3ObjectiveImprove the connectivity of the street network and promote a grid street pattern.
2.4ObjectivePromote consistent corridor traffic flow with reduced starting and stopping.
3GoalTransit Access
3.1ObjectiveDevelop transit–intensive corridors with supportive structures
4GoalMaintain Transportation Infrastructure
4.1ObjectiveContinue to maintain NHS routes in good condition, and minimize NHS routes in poor condition.
5GoalEnvironmental Sustainability
5.1ObjectiveReduce transportation system energy consumption.
6GoalEmerging Transportation Trends
6.1ObjectiveIdentify projects and strategies that can accommodate emerging transportation technologies.
7GoalEnhance coordination among regional transportation agencies
8GoalPerformance Measures