Iteris Awarded Five-Year Transportation Operations Training Contract with National Highway Institute

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- New Training Program Continues Iteris’ Educational Role and Support to Federal Highway Administration -

SANTA ANA, Calif. – December 19, 2013

– Iteris, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ITI), a leader in providing intelligent traffic management information solutions, was one of three firms selected for a five-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Traffic Design and Operations Training Services, from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).  The FHWA has budgeted a ceiling of $17.7 million for the five-year training program.

Through the IDIQ contract, fixed price task orders will be issued for the development, update and delivery of instructor-led and distance learning courses covering transportation operations. The National Highway Institute (NHI) plays a vital role in the FHWA’s effort to provide education and training  in transportation management, including topics such as highway and bridge planning, engineering, safety, design, relocation, acquisition, construction, maintenance, contract administration, quality control, inspection activities and environmental adherence. The instructional courses are provided for federal, state and local highway and transportation agencies located within the United States.

“Our selection by NHI for this prestigious IDIQ contract reflects our continued leadership in the transportation industry and we truly appreciate the confidence afforded to us by FHWA,” said Abbas Mohaddes, president and CEO of Iteris.  “We have a tremendous track record of developing and conducting training courses that utilize advanced learning and instructional system design techniques. After several years of supporting both FHWA and NHI highway safety and traffic operations training programs, we believe Iteris has developed an excellent approach in methods and practices to deliver information that is applicable and readily available to practitioners.”

To explore typical courses currently being offered or under development, course objectives and target audiences, visit the NHI website at http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/.

About Iteris, Inc.

Iteris, Inc. is a leader in providing intelligent information solutions to the traffic management market. The company is focused on the development and application of advanced technologies and software-based information systems that reduce traffic congestion, provide measurement, management, and predictive traffic analytics, and improve the safety of surface transportation systems. By combining its unique IP, products, decades of expertise in traffic management, and information technologies, Iteris offers a broad range of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) solutions to customers in the US and internationally. The firm is headquartered in Santa Ana, California, with offices nationwide and in the Middle East. For more information, please call 1-888-329-4483 or visit www.iteris.com. Also visit the company on Facebook,

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