A better future transformed by intelligent mobility.

Our Mission

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

  • 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 the deployment of intelligent systems.
  • Conducting research, educating stakeholders, and building awareness of advancements in smart transportation technologies.


Our members include state and city departments of transportation, regional and local transportation and planning agencies, private companies providing ITS products and services, auto manufacturers and suppliers, research organizations, academic institutions and industry associations. See our entire membership list here.

Board of Directors

Shailen Bhatt

Shailen Bhatt

President & CEO

As its chief executive, Bhatt promotes policies that advance the development and deployment of intelligent transportation technologies throughout the United States. He has testified before Congress about the positive safety impact of intelligent transportation technologies, including connected and automated vehicles.

Bhatt is a leading voice in transportation on technology’s ability to save lives and reduce crashes on U.S. roadways. He speaks extensively about the importance of vehicles to communicate with each other and all roadway users as one of the best ways to improve safety and reduce congestion. He is also passionate about reducing transportation’s carbon footprint and the need to provide seamless mobility and transportation choices to people no matter where they live.   


State Chapters

ITS America’s 26 state and regional chapters, representing 44 states, span across the country. The State Chapter Council focuses on state legislative and regulatory initiatives as well as grassroots efforts driving ITS deployment. Additionally, the State Chapters Task Force of the Board is committed to working with the state chapters to assist in incorporating their work into the larger mission of ITS America.

Standing Committees

ITS America Standing Advisory Committees focus on legislative, policy, and regulatory issues affecting member companies and ITS industry at large. They assist with educating members of Congress, regulators, and other key policy makers about ITS America’s policy priorities to ensuring that executive branch agencies – including the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Communications Commission – understand important policy positions. Committees also assist with programmatic areas of focus, identification of potential research, creation of annual workshops, roundtables, and educational initiatives.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

ITS America’s mission is to deploy technology to achieve a safer, greener, smarter transportation system with more access for all. We recognize that today’s transportation systems suffer from historic and ongoing inequities embedded in infrastructure, access, and cost. As we explore and fulfill the promise of new technologies, ITS America maintains a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as we consider technology’s effects on all communities and strive to create a better future for all.

Contact Us

Let’s Connect: Contact the ITS America staff with questions, comments, and membership inquiries.

1100 New Jersey Ave SE, Suite 850
Washington, D.C. 20003

Membership Inquiries: membership@itsa.org
Press & Media: comms@itsa.org
General Information: info@itsa.org

Work With Us

A career with the Intelligent Transportation Society of America offers an opportunity to work for experienced leadership in a people-focused culture. Be a vital part of creating a world where intelligent mobility offers a safer, greener, smarter life.