Statement of ITS America President & CEO Laura Chace on Shailen Bhatt’s Nomination as Federal Highway Administrator

“Congratulations to our former CEO, Shailen Bhatt on his nomination to serve as Federal Highway Administrator. In his time at ITS America, he was passionate about the role technology plays in transforming our transportation system to save lives, improve access to mobility, and make transportation more sustainable.  His vision, knowledge, and experience will be great assets for the FHWA team and the work they do to serve people in all communities.  ITS America and our members look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration and the other modes within USDOT.”

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