MobilityXX Launches Major Push for More Women in Transportation
WASHINGTON – MobilityXX, a partnership of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), The Ray, and WTS International, today launched a campaign to increase the number of women from all backgrounds in the transportation workforce by 10% over the next 10 years.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.