MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Booz Allen Hamilton announced it has won a contract to help the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) enhance intelligent transportation systems, such as those that allow vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers' personal communications devices to communicate.
The multiple-award Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract in support of the FHWA Research & Innovation Technology Administration (RITA) Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) has a maximum value of $113.8 million over 5 years.
The ITS Joint Program Office is focused on ground-breaking work that will enable a national, multi-modal surface transportation system featuring a connected transportation environment among vehicles, infrastructure, and passengers' personal communications devices.
Under the terms of the contract, Booz Allen will offer a broad range of technical support services to the ITS Joint Program Office which may include project planning, modeling, and simulation activities; technical project management; systems engineering and integration; business model development; technology recommendations; scope of work development; procurement, deployment, and integration support; and program evaluation.
"This award reaffirms Booz Allen's commitment to the US DOT ITS Program," said Doug Lane, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton. "By combining Booz Allen's deep technical and programmatic expertise with a world-class team of ITS luminaries, we will help the ITS JPO succeed in its ultimate mission to enhance sustainability, safety, mobility and quality of life for all Americans."
Booz Allen has a strong history of supporting Department of Transportation initiatives including Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communications, NG911, FAA NextGen, High Speed Rail, Positive Train Control, and FAA SE2020.
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