ITS America Board of Directors Names Laura Chace President & CEO

The Intelligent Transportation Society’s (ITS America) Board of Directors today unanimously elected Laura Chace as President and CEO effective August 30, 2021.

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Leader in Connected & Automated Vehicle Planning Will Join ITS America

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today announced Kristin White, currently the executive director for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s (MNDOT) Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) Office, will join ITS America as Chief Operating Officer.

ITS America Board of Directors Names Laura Chace President & CEO

The Intelligent Transportation Society’s (ITS America) Board of Directors today unanimously elected Laura Chace as President and CEO effective August 30, 2021.

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt on Senate Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

The Senate’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is an historic investment in transportation. It provides an opportunity to modernize our transportation system and work with state and local transportation agencies to build a digital…

ITS America President & CEO Accepts Executive Position at AECOM

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) President & CEO Shailen Bhatt today shared the news that he has accepted a new leadership position with AECOM in its global transportation business and will leave his ITS America post in late August.

ITS America Calls for Stronger Cybersecurity Strategy to Protect Transportation System

Washington – ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt today called for a more robust national transportation cybersecurity strategy to make the U.S. transportation system safer by ensuring transportation agencies meet certain marks determined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Center for Internet Security.

ITS America Statement on House Passage of Surface Transportation Bill

“We appreciate the House’s investments in infrastructure technology and look forward to working with the Senate to complete its process.”

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Intel Cities of Tomorrow – Sameer Sharma chats with Shailen Bhatt

Intel’s Sameer Sharma and ITSA’s Shailen Bhatt discussed the future of mobility, intelligent transportation ecosystems, and inroads towards equitable transportation in this brief chat.

Waycare – “Noam on the Move” – Interview with Shailen Bhatt of ITS America

Shailen Bhatt, President & CEO of ITS America speaks with Waycare’s Noam Maital on his podcast: “Noam on the Move”.

ITSA’s Shailen Bhatt – United for Infrastructure Podcast on #RebuildBetter

ITSA America’s President and CEO Shailen Bhatt speaks with United for Infrastructure’s Zach Schafer on how America can #RebuildBetter.

TTI Podcast 6: Connected vehicles and spectrum sharing – an interview with Shailen Bhatt

Shailen Bhatt talks to TTI editor, Tom Stone about the challenges surrounding connected vehicles and spectrum sharing in the USA, the ITS World Congress both in its physical and virtual forms, and why, given half a chance, he loves to sing.

Automation in the Time of Corona

Automation holds promise to help solve some of the challenges associated with COVID-19. Automated fleets can deliver supplies. Automated shared mobility can easily transport passengers without engaging another driver. And yet with a few exceptions, COVID-19 has shut down most automated testing happening on American roadways. Why and how will they restart? Has the transportation paradigm flip of getting people to goods and now getting the goods to people changed how we think about the role of automation?

NSTA “The Bus Stop” Podcast – Tim Drake, ITS America

Tim Drake, ITSA Vice President of Public Policy and NSTA Executive Director Curt Macysyn discuss emerging developments in the 5.9 GHz “Safety Spectrum” debate.

Between Two Futures: A Conversation with Shailen Bhatt, ITS America and Chris Spear, ATA

Shailen Bhatt & Chris Spear, President/CEO of American Trucking Associations discuss the impact of COVID-19 on freight.

Between Two Futures: A Conversation with Shailen Bhatt, ITS America and Seleta Reynolds, LADOT

Shailen Bhatt, President and CEO of ITS America talks with Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) on mapping a safer, greener, and smarter transportation system.

MOD in the Time of Corona

Leaders from the MOD Alliance, Uber, Lyft, King County Metro, and Kapsch TrafficCom North America assess how the MOD industry is adapting to mobility in the time of COVID-19.

Shailen Bhatt on RadioX’s “TravelSafely with Bryan Mulligan” Podcast

Shailen Bhatt speaks at the opening of the Infrastructure Automotive Technology Laboratory (iATL) is the first facility in the world where automakers and transportation infrastructure manufacturers can imagine, create and test technology and applications for connected vehicles to communicate with traffic signals and other smart roadside traffic control equipment.

The Mobility Podcast, Live from the 2019 ITS America Annual Meeting in DC: MOD Alliance Director Amy Ford

Greg Rodriguez and Pete Gould sit down with Amy Ford, Director of the Mobility On Demand Alliance (MOD Alliance) for ITS America, to discuss how the initiative will work across the public and private sectors to facilitate the integration of seamless mobility applications.

Shailen Bhatt on “Talking Headways” Podcast

Shailen Bhatt  talks about how we can use technology to reduce collisions, how we should spend infrastructure money, and what policy should focus on and change from a transportation and technology standpoint.

Civics 101 Podcast: Infrastructure! Roads

Our infrastructure is what gives Americans access to community, communication, and business – it’s a system so complicated it takes dozens of federal administrations and agencies to oversee and regulate it. Shailen Bhatt discusses infrastructure and highways on episode 116.

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