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April 29, 2021
National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021

April 29, 2021 In 2019, there were 762 fatal crashes in work zones, resulting in 842 deaths. In addition, 135 roadway workers were killed in work zones in 2019. The vast majority of people killed were motorists, passengers, and pedestrians. * ​ The transportation industry is committed to reducing lives lost across the system. National... Read More…

April 26, 2021
ITS America 2021 Annual Meeting: Welcome to Charlotte

April 26, 2021 In early 2020, North Carolina hosted the country’s first autonomous air taxi flight and the first emergency drone operation for a hospital pandemic response – the North Carolina Department of Transportation delivered critical equipment and medical supplies in the Charlotte area. The state was also first in the country to use drones... Read More…

April 21, 2021
Celebrating Earth Day 2021 with a Focus on Electric Vehicles

April 22, 2021 Happy Earth Day 2021! Earth Day started in 1970 as a day to focus on the effects of human activity on the planet. While the topics of interest and action have shifted over the years, this year’s theme is “Restore Our Earth,” which includes a focus on climate change. The combustion of... Read More…

April 12, 2021
Five Things you Should Know About Contactless Payment Systems

April 12, 2021 Interest in and adoption of contactless payment systems have been growing in recent years due to the added efficiency, convenience, and security that these systems offer and continued technological advancement. Transit agencies across the nation and globe have added payment options that can be tapped or scanned for access to transit service. As new options and applications for... Read More…

March 8, 2021
International Women’s Day and MobilityXX

International Women’s Day is an opportunity to highlight and celebrate women around the world. It is also a day at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America where we reflect on women’s achievements in transportation and mobility and focus on how our own actions can help advance equality in our industry. Read More…