The State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI) provides a range of services for our member states and the broader transportation community.
For our member states SSTI hosts regular Community of Practice meetings for DOT executives and offers free technical assistance for nationally significant projects as well as strategic consultation sessions with our team of experts.
For our member states, as well as the broader transportation community, SSTI provides a clearinghouse of smart transportation resources and hosts regular webinars on SSTI technical assistance projects and topics of interest identified by our member states.
Each of SSTI’s activities is described in more depth below.
Community of Practice Meetings
SSTI’s Community of Practice meetings, held 2-3 times each year, focus on peer-to-peer interaction between CEOs of SSTI member state departments of transportation. Focusing on specific aspects of transportation policy and practice of interest to our members, these meetings allow attendees to share ideas and learn from one another’s experiences leading state DOTs.
Previous Community of Practice meetings
SSTI provides free technical assistance to states for smart transportation projects of national significance. Projects supported by SSTI range from conducting in-depth reviews of state smart transportation programs to improving tools for scenario planning and analysis.
Past technical assistance projects
Current technical assistance projects
SSTI has a number of technical assistance projects currently underway. More information about our current projects is available here.
Outreach and Education
SSTI serves as a resource to the wider transportation community, including local, state and federal agencies, in their efforts to reorient policy and practice. SSTI wants the smart transportation message to inform as many policy- and decision-making discussions as possible, including those outside of our technical assistance and COP activities. SSTI engages with non-member states and the broader transportation community through our clearinghouse of smart transportation resources and webinar series.
Smart Transportation Clearinghouse
SSTI’s Resources page features smart transportation publications produced by SSTI and other organizations. SSTI will continue to add new publications to the clearinghouse as they become available.
SSTI’s webinar series features presentations on SSTI technical assistance projects, reports, and other topics of interest identified by our member states during Community of Practice meetings. For recordings of past webinars and information about upcoming presentations, visit our Events page.
Every two weeks SSTI’s newsletter highlights stories of interest, new resources available on our website, as well as upcoming webinars and other events. You can view the archives here, or subscribe here.
You can also follow SSTI on Twitter: @SmartTransp