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November 23, 2021
Safer Holiday Travel with Transportation Technologies

November 23, 2021 As millions of Americans travel this week for the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s an important time to focus on safety, particularly since so many of us did not travel last year and are eager to see family and friends.  AAA recently predicted a 13 percent jump in travel, with more than 54 million people expected to hit the roads and skies over the holiday period... Read More…

November 16, 2021
What happened at COP26?

November 16, 2021 The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland. The COP is the decision-making body for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. This was the first COP since the United States rejoined the Paris Agreement, which President Biden reinstated on his first day as president. World leaders and representatives from more than 190 countries from around the world gathered – with notable absences... Read More…

Laura D. Chace

November 10, 2021
MobilityXX: #10in10

November 10, 2021 Last month, MobilityXX launched our campaign to increase the number of women from all backgrounds in the transportation workforce by 10% over the next 10 years – #10in10. In 2019, women comprised only 15 percent of the 14.8 million transportation workforce, with even fewer in decision-making roles. According to U.S. census data,... Read More…

November 8, 2021
USDOT ITS JPO: Our Continuous Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

November 8, 2021 Reprinted with permission from U.S.DOT’s ITS and You Blog. Our Continuous Commitment to Equity and Inclusion Hello, everyone! As our country confronts converging health, economic, climate, and social challenges, I want to shine a light on how the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Joint Program Office (JPO) is tackling the ramifications of some... Read More…

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November 3, 2021
ITS: From Connected Roads to Smart Roads

November 3, 2021 ITS America Member Company Alcatel-Lucent Enterprises The effects of digital transformation are sweeping through virtually every industry, bringing innovations that are rapidly changing the landscape. For ITS, the driving force is rising from the proliferation of connected devices, connected vehicles, as well as tech-savvy travelers — all facilitated by the widespread availability... Read More…