The purpose of the Consortium for ITS Training and Education
to create an integrated advanced transportation training and
program. The program, based on a consortium of universities,
is open to
anyone pursuing a career in advanced transportation. Instruction
offered through CITE may include graduate and undergraduate
level courses, as well as skill-based training and technology transfer.
addition to its educational responsibilities, CITE will facilitate
networking and communication among universities and other CITE
Coordinate the creation of new advanced transportation courseware
Develop and maintain curricula based on the needs of government
Foster relationships among organizations.
Support member efforts to offer comprehensive advanced transportation
training and education programs.
CITE members adopted a Statement of Principles at their November,
meeting. This document states CITE's purpose, mission and objectives.
also outlines what CITE and its members will provide to the partnership.
These principles are embodied in a Business Model that was developed
serve as a framework for guiding all of CITE's future activities.
objectives of the Business model are to enable CITE to be financially
self-supporting, serve the best interests of all CITE's "stakeholders",
allow CITE to expand and change as circumstances dictate and
to "partner" with other organizations when appropriate.