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ITS Standards have been developed for many of the architecture flows in the National ITS Architecture. Click on the standard(s) to view the architecture flows and their communication requirements. More...

SAE J2540/2   ITIS (International Traveler Information Systems) Phrase Lists
This SAE Standard provides a table of textual messages meeting the requirements for expressing "International Traveler Information Systems" (ITIS) phrases commonly used in the ITS industry. The tables provided herein follow the rules of SAE J2540 and therefore allow a local representation in various different languages, media expressions etc., to allow true international use of these phrases. The phrases are predominantly intended for use in the description of traffic related events of interest to travelers and other traffic practitioners.
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Current Published Version: Version 200911, Published in Nov 2009

Previous Development Activity: Version 1: Published (Feb 2002); Amendment 1 to Version 1: Published (May 2004)

SDO(s):  SAE
National ITS Architecture