“The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) is a professional society of more than 15,000 transportation engineers, planners and other professionals in some 80 countries. The Institute facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for all modes of transportation.
ITE promotes professional development of members, supports and encourages education, stimulating research, developing public awareness, and establishes forum for exchanging professional information. The Institute maintains of a central point of reference and facilitates development of standards and recommended practice procedures in transportation.
Its members are responsible for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on streets, highways, and transit systems. Since 1930 the Institute has served as a gateway to knowledge and advancement in transportation through meetings, seminars, and publications. Institute programs and resources include professional development seminars, technical reports, a monthly journal, local, regional, and international meetings, and other forums for the exchange of opinions, ideas, techniques, and research.”