'Perspectives on ITS' is a collection of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) writings of Professor Joseph M. Sussman from MIT. Professor Sussman is a long-time major participant in the ITS world, beginning with his work on the core writing team in the original 'IVHS' Strategic Plan in 1991-92, and continuing on to the present day. He has worked in a number of ITS area and is a keen observer of the ITS scene in general. The book contains extended articles on various aspects of ITS and perspectives on the future of the field, building on its rich history; organizational issues related to ITS in particular, regionalism and the transportation / information infrastructure; and ITS implications for the transportation profession at large and for transportation education. In addition it contains 14 selected columns from the ITS Quarterly.