Intelligent Transportation Society of America

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We're looking for help finishing a massive project to make life for public transit commuters and residents in a corner of Detroit just a bit better. Please consider donating today.

The Cody/Rouge-Franklin Park BUS shelter project will be a series of three creative bus shelters crafted in the shapes of the letters B, U, and S. These will be Detroit’s first and only community generated, artist designed and built bus shelters. We have installed the U and S. Help US build the B and complete our BUS!

https://www.patronicity.com/project/codyrouge_bus_shelter#!/
Prior to the opening session make sure to check out the first onsite podcast by Smart Highways at the 2017, featuring an in-depth interview with the new President and CEO of ITS America, Shailen Bhatt.
I’m honored to be speaking at 2017 this November 2 in Montréal. I’ll be discussing [A Study on Assistance for Safe Driving at a Crossing with No Traffic Lights] at my session [Infrastructure –Base Safety Systems and the Applications]. [https://submission.itsworldcongress2017.org/timetable/]
Join me at ’s 2017, where the world’s most influential stakeholders in the intelligent transportation industry will come together, October 29 – November 2 in Montréal, Canada. I’ll be leading the discussion on [Low cost and low energy consumption road- vehicle equipment for safe driving at a crossing ]. Register now: http://bit.ly/2mJ1faZ.
Want to tap into a market expected to reach $143 billion by 2020? Attend 2017, in Montréal this October 29 – November 2 and hear me speak on [insert topic] and how it impacts [insert relevant field]. Register now: http://bit.ly/2mJ1faZ.

A better future transformed by intelligent mobility. Safer. Greener. Smarter.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America advances the research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies to save lives, improve mobility, increase accessibility and equity, promote sustainability, and improve efficiency and productivity. Our vision is a better future transformed by intelligent mobility: safer, greener, smarter. For more information, please visit www.itsa.o

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The USDOT Office of Research and Technology Strategic Plan is a roadmap to a , , future for all. It outlines the research needed to transform our system.

ITS America members are working on the leading edge of these priorities, helping to make them fully deployed realities in communities across the country!

https://www.transportation.gov/rdtstrategicplan

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What does Roadway Digital Infrastructure mean to you? This workshop is your opportunity to influence the next generation of roadway !

Join us for an interactive workshop on Thursday morning, Jan 12, at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting from 9-noon.

12/19/2022

Will you be at CES in January?

Hear from America's utilities, planning, mobility, standards and innovation leaders as they describe the portfolio of projects fueling the and revolution, moderated by Accenture!

Saturday, January 7, 5:00 – 5:45 pm, Accenture’s Innovation Hub, CES

RSVP by emailing: [email protected]

12/16/2022

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Get your proposals in! Today is the final deadline for submitting papers and session proposals to the ITSA Conference and Expo.

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.5 Billion Available through the 2023 RAISE Grant Program | US Department of Transportation 12/15/2022

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.5 Billion Available through the 2023 RAISE Grant Program | US Department of Transportation

This is great news for communities all across the nation. Lots of opportunities to fund projects that promote connected roadways, deployment, and other innovative solutions to our challenges. ITS America encourages all of our members and stakeholders to take advantage of this program!

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $1.5 Billion Available through the 2023 RAISE Grant Program | US Department of Transportation Popular RAISE Discretionary Grant Program helps communities build transportation projects that have significant local or regional impact and improve safety and equity.

12/15/2022

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Extended deadline for submitting papers and session proposals to the ITSA Conference and Expo is tomorrow! Don't miss this opportunity!

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Public and Private Sectors Aligned Behind V2X Deployment, 2023 a Pivotal Year - ITS America 12/14/2022

Public and Private Sectors Aligned Behind V2X Deployment, 2023 a Pivotal Year - ITS America

While we are making progress toward safer streets, we still see too many preventable accidents. That’s why we joined other industry leaders in support of expanded V2X technologies, we urge the Federal Government to continue to build our national infrastructure in support of these technologies.

Public and Private Sectors Aligned Behind V2X Deployment, 2023 a Pivotal Year - ITS America Today, we join together to reaffirm our continued support for the rapid, widespread deployment of vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies in order to further improve safety on American roads.

12/14/2022

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Did you miss the Monday deadline for submitting papers to the ITSA Conference and Expo? We've got you covered! Deadline extended until December 16; submit NOW!

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12/12/2022

Deadline extended! Get your contributions in before Dec 16th!

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America 12/12/2022

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America

: This issue of Momentum covers some of the final events of the year!

See what's coming up:

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America As we reach the end of the year we have a number of ITS America and partner events that will be closing soon!

12/12/2022

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Today is the deadline for submissions! Don't miss your chance to present a paper or session at the ITS America Conference and Expo!

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Women comprise only 15% of a 14.8 million transportation workforce.

Why is that important? Because the issues the transportation industry is grappling with impact women differently. This inequity is holding all of us back.

Join ITS America and our partners in our goal to increase the number of women in transportation by 10% in the next 10 years. Sign the pledge today: https://www.mobilityxx.org/

12/10/2022

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Don't forget to submit your papers and sessions for ITSA's 2023 Conference and Expo! This year's theme is Implementing Innovation for All! The December 12 deadline is fast approaching, so check out the submission guidelines 👀👇

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U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Confirmation of Shailen Bhatt as 21st Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration | FHWA 12/09/2022

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Confirmation of Shailen Bhatt as 21st Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration | FHWA

Congratulations to Shailen Bhatt on his confirmation as Federal Highway Administration! We know he will put his great skill and expertise to work making our nation’s roadways safer as Administrator!

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Confirmation of Shailen Bhatt as 21st Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration | FHWA FHWA 49-22 Contact: [email protected] Tel: (202) 366-0660

ITS America Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Directors for 2023 - ITS America 12/09/2022

ITS America Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Directors for 2023 - ITS America

Congrats to our new 2023 ITS America Leadership! This week, ITS America's Board of Directors certified the election of new officers and welcomed twelve directors!

“We have an opportunity to transform our transportation system through investments in and to benefit communities. Our newly elected leaders are leading by example, implementing solutions to make transportation , , and for all.” - Laura Chace, ITS America President & CEO

“I look forward to making progress on critical issues facing our industry, including increasing , , and transportation solutions for communities by incorporating all the tools at our disposal.” - Monali Shah, Head of Transportation Solutions, Google and incoming ITS America Board Chair

ITS America Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Directors for 2023 - ITS America Nine organizations are the latest to join the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), which kicks off the 28th ITS World Congress in Los Angeles this weekend. These new members represent the diversity of the industry and include public sector and private sector leaders and innov...

An AI that lets cars communicate might reduce traffic jams 12/09/2022

An AI that lets cars communicate might reduce traffic jams

Remember that study that General Motors and Toyota USA participated in a few weeks ago? It explored using AI driver assist to adjust speeds while taking into consideration conditions far ahead of vehicles, reducing traffic jams. Here are some results! 👇

An AI that lets cars communicate might reduce traffic jams A communication system between cars reduced 'phantom traffic jams,' and is more attainable than self-driving tech.

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America 12/08/2022

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America

The latest Momentum is out!

Make the most of the last few weeks of 2022 with these highlights – including your opportunity to present at the ITS America Conference and Expo!

Momentum Issue #111 - ITS America As we reach the end of the year we have a number of ITS America and partner events that will be closing soon!

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We're so grateful for the opportunity to gather together at the ITS Winter Board Meeting!

Thank you to USDOT Office of Research and Technology Deputy Asst. Secretary for Research and Technology & Chief Science Officer Robert Hampshire for joining us!

Pictured:
~ Kristin White, COO, ITS America
~ Monali Shah, Head of Transportation Solutions, Google, and incoming ITS America Board Chair
~ Robert Hampshire, Deputy Asst. Secretary for Research and Technology & Chief Science Officer, USDOT Office of Research and Technology
~ Laura Chace, President and CEO, ITS America

12/07/2022

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Are you an Intelligent Transportation Systems researcher? Share your findings at the ITS America Conference and Expo! Submissions for papers are due December 12th!

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Ocean mapping by Saildrones could lead to better storm surge forecasts 12/07/2022

Ocean mapping by Saildrones could lead to better storm surge forecasts

drones are helping map the coasts and inform responses to storm surges. A 23-foot surge can take out most of the transportation networks in the Gulf and East-Coast states. Learn more:



https://www.wbaltv.com/article/saildrones-ocean-mapping-storm-surge-forecasts/42063637#

Ocean mapping by Saildrones could lead to better storm surge forecasts Saildrones are being used to map the ocean floor accurately and less expensively using high-tech sonar equipment.

12/07/2022

Reuters's panel of industry experts will explore some of the latest generation of cloud-based services and solutions that help automakers accelerate software defined vehicle development. Don't miss it! Register:
https://events.reutersevents.com/automotive/automotive-europe/amazon-web-services

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ITSA is moderating an upcoming Reuters webinar: "The Software Defined Vehicle"! December 8 at 11am eastern. Register at:
https://events.reutersevents.com/automotive/automotive-europe/amazon-web-services

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Check out the latest issue of Mobility in the Making! 👇
https://itsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Mobility-in-the-Making-Issue-10-12.1.22.pdf

The Exceptionally American Problem of Rising Roadway Deaths 11/29/2022

The Exceptionally American Problem of Rising Roadway Deaths

Other countries “moved faster in making standard in-vehicle technology like automatic braking systems that detect pedestrians... They designed roundabouts that reduce the danger at intersections, where fatalities disproportionately occur.”

We can, too.

The Exceptionally American Problem of Rising Roadway Deaths Why other rich nations have surpassed the U.S. in protecting pedestrians, cyclists and motorists.

Is Vehicle-to-Grid Charging the Way of the Future? 11/23/2022

Is Vehicle-to-Grid Charging the Way of the Future?

“Customers will also be able to export energy from their vehicle to their home during peak hours, further offsetting electricity costs," When we say , this is what we mean! Check out this overview of V2X's sustainable potential!

Is Vehicle-to-Grid Charging the Way of the Future? Vehicle to Grid (V2G) technology on electric cars has the potential to ease the burden of peak demand times for utility companies by "donating" stored EV energy. Consumers can even make money. It's promising, but there are many challenges.

Autonomous semi-trucks to be on Ohio roads soon 11/22/2022

Autonomous semi-trucks to be on Ohio roads soon

Autonomous trucks are coming soon to Ohio, courtesy of work done by ITSA member Ohio Department of Transportation!

Read more:

Autonomous semi-trucks to be on Ohio roads soon The Ohio Department of Transportation announced Friday the deployment of Drive Ohio’s Rural Automated Driving Systems project is closer to becoming a reality

These electric cargo trailers are designed to replace delivery trucks and slash emissions 11/21/2022

These electric cargo trailers are designed to replace delivery trucks and slash emissions

ITS technology has the potential to revolutionize our lives in ways that aren't obvious. These electric cargo trailers are just one example of how smart transportation technology might transform even the lowest-tech transportation options: walking and biking.

These electric cargo trailers are designed to replace delivery trucks and slash emissions Nüwiel’s trailers can be pulled by a bike or a pedestrian, and can carry upwards of 400 pounds.

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Today is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

ITS America and its members are committed to using transportation technology to create a safer world. Thousands of deaths each year can be prevented, and we will never stop working toward that future.

World’s largest autonomous vehicle test to be conducted in Nashville | Motor Junkies | Before It's News 11/16/2022

World’s largest autonomous vehicle test to be conducted in Nashville | Motor Junkies | Before It's News

ITSA members General Motors and Toyota USA are participating in the largest study of autonomous vehicles to date! They are testing the effect self-driving cars have on each other while driving on a real highway. Read more at:

World’s largest autonomous vehicle test to be conducted in Nashville | Motor Junkies | Before It's News The world’s largest autonomous vehicle test, conducted by Vanderbilt University and several other universities in cooperation with Nissan, Toyota, General Motors, and the Tennessee DOT, will commence next week. Autonomous driving is one of, if not the most significant advancement currently coming ...

Are Airports the Ideal Testbed for the Newest Technologies? 11/16/2022

Are Airports the Ideal Testbed for the Newest Technologies?

Airports are an often overlooked frontier when it comes to integrated and implemented intelligent technologies. Their growing role as centers for testing and innovation helps further the entire industry. Read more at:

Are Airports the Ideal Testbed for the Newest Technologies? Airports are increasingly turning to cutting-edge technologies to meet their daily operational needs. These initiatives serve as real-world tests and economic drivers in the communities the airports serve.

Building a Vision Zero Future 11/14/2022

Building a Vision Zero Future

📢 Tomorrow! Cities are making strides towards Vision Zero: a future with zero traffic-related deaths or severe injuries. But without investing in next-generation technology, we will fall short.

Tune in tomorrow for a conversation with the leaders who are paving the way to eliminating traffic-related deaths and enhancing people-centric mobility.

Register for free:

Building a Vision Zero Future Join us as we gather leaders from the public and private sector to explore the major areas of opportunity in Vision Zero.

11/12/2022

POLITICO Pro: Auto industry prods FCC on vehicle tech waivers

is a powerful tool that can save lives, like prioritizing emergency vehicles in traffic. As ITS America President and CEO, Laura Chace, says in this story, “At a time when fatalities on our roadways are at record highs, we have no time to lose.”

The law "provides many opportunities to deploy V2X and many private and public sector parties are eager to put these tools to work under IIJA programs and otherwise, but the FCC must approve the waiver requests to allow parties to deploy,”

POLITICO Pro: Auto industry prods FCC on vehicle tech waivers

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ITS America thanks our veterans for their service!

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On November 15th, ITS America's President and CEO, Laura Chase, is joining CityAge, Communitech and OVIN to explore the electric, connected, and autonomous vehicles that are making a more high-tech response to traffic safety possible.

Don't miss this important conversation: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/building-a-vision-zero-future-tickets-432905591277?aff=CApromo

Page not found - ITS America 11/08/2022

Page not found - ITS America

The ITS America Annual meeting is now the ITS America Conference & Expo! Learn more:

Page not found - ITS America ITS America advances the research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies to save lives, improve mobility, promote sustainability, and increase efficiency and productivity. Our members are involved in all facets of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) research, planning, develo...

Building a Vision Zero Future 11/04/2022

Building a Vision Zero Future

ITSA President and CEO Laura Chace will be speaking alongside a host of industry leaders on November 15 at 11:30 am eastern! The CityAge event is titled "Building a Zero Vision Future." Register here!

Building a Vision Zero Future Join us as we gather leaders from the public and private sector to explore the major areas of opportunity in Vision Zero.

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The latest issue of Mobility in the Making is out now! Check out these awesome examples of Mobility on Demand programs, pilots, and partnerships!
https://itsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Mobility-in-the-Making-Issue-9-11.3.22.pdf

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Don't forget to join ITSA and Intel on November 9 at 2 pm eastern for a webinar on The New Infrastructure! Register at:
https://itsa-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dnBvOiIdTUi4o8UCVckvuQ

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Leveraging AI and Connected Vehicle Data to Generate Instant, Accurate, Complete Performance Reports on the ROI of Any Transportation Project. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email... 11/01/2022

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Leveraging AI and Connected Vehicle Data to Generate Instant, Accurate, Complete Performance Reports on the ROI of Any Transportation Project. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email...

Tomorrow! ITSA and Flow Labs are hosting their AI and vehicle data webinar at 2 pm eastern. Don't forget to sign up at:

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Leveraging AI and Connected Vehicle Data to Generate Instant, Accurate, Complete Performance Reports on the ROI of Any Transportation Project. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email... Accurately measuring the success of a transportation project is critical to creating compelling grant narratives, allocating resources effectively, and improving mobility, safety, environmental, and equity outcomes. This presentation will discuss how Connected Vehicle Data can provide agencies with....

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: The New Infrastructure: Physical + Digital Helps Enable Positive Citizen Outcomes. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. 10/27/2022

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: The New Infrastructure: Physical + Digital Helps Enable Positive Citizen Outcomes. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

Join ITSA and Intel on November 9 at 2pm eastern for a webinar on The New Infrastructure! Register at:

Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: The New Infrastructure: Physical + Digital Helps Enable Positive Citizen Outcomes. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar. Join us Wednesday, November 9 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET for a virtual summit with transportation leaders on the convergence of Physical + Digital Infrastructure. With physical and digital worlds becoming permanently intertwined, investment in this New Infrastructure can generate profound impacts for....

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We advance the research and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies to save lives, improve mobility, promote sustainability, and increase efficiency and productivity by:


  • Convening leaders from the public sector, private companies, academia, and research organizations to create an environment that fosters innovation.

  • Promoting a legislative and regulatory environment that supports investment in and deployment of intelligent systems.
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