Automated Vehicles

ITS America members work together to address issues of automated technologies, including vehicles, self-driving trucks, automated transit, workforce impacts and mitigation strategies, and land use and transportation system integration.

ITS America Cross-Industry AV Policy Report: Infrastructure, Federal Regulatory Framework, and Societal Goals

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) Automated Vehicle Standing Advisory Committee (‘Committee’) Chair, Nat Beuse, Vice President of Safety at Aurora, and Vice-Chair, Greg Winfree, Director, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, conducted (February 15-March 2, 2021), more than 10 hours of discussions on the deployment of highly automated vehicles (HAVs). The cross-industry discussions focused on significant issues identified by Committee members.

2021 ITS America Technology Blueprint

Accessible & Barrier Free Research: Executive Summary

FIXING AMERICA’S SURFACE TRANSPORTATION (FAST) ACT REAUTHORIZATION: Platform and Recommendations

ITS America’s Standing Advisory Committee on Automated Vehicles

The Automated Vehicle Standing Committee advocates for policies and regulatory frameworks to facilitate the safe testing, deployment, and integration of highly automated vehicles into the surface transportation system. Members work together to address highly automated vehicle policies and programmatic efforts covering highly automated vehicles, self-driving trucks, automated transit, workforce impacts and mitigation strategies, and land use and transportation system integration.

Committee Leadership

Chair: Greg Winfree, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Vice Chair: Christina Aizcorbe, Velodyne Lidar

Automated Vehicles Advocacy Materials

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  • ITS America Comments on to USDOT‘S Request for Transit Automated Research

  • ITS America Comments on to USDOT‘S Request for Transit Automated Research

  • Digital Infrastructure: Technology as a Force Multiplier for A Safer, Greener, Smarter, More Equitable Future

    With advances and rapid deployments in automation, connected technologies, mobility on demand, and sustainable and resilient technologies, a future of transportation – the digital infrastructure age – uses technology and innovation to…

  • Multi-Association Letter to US Congress on Automated Vehicles (AVs)

    On March 31, 2022, this letter signed by a diverse group of trade associations was sent to  Speaker Pelosi, Minority Leader McCarthy, Majority Leader Schumer, and Minority Leader McConnell of the United States Congress.

  • ITS America Equity, Climate, Safety, and Infrastructure Principles for Automated and Autonomous Mobility

    ITS America’s Automated Vehicle Standing Advisory Committee established task forces on equity, climate, safety, and infrastructure to develop a set of principles to ensure AV benefits are broadly realized. The resulting principles are intended to inform federal programs, regulations, and recommend best practices that can be implemented today and in the future.

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ITS America Releases Principles for Inclusive Future Mobility

WASHINGTON – The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today released principles to guide transportation stakeholders, communities, and policy makers on how best to develop policy and programs that direct investment…

Statement of Its America President & CEO Laura Chace On NHTSA Initial Data on Safety Performance of Advanced Vehicle Technologies

“ITS America applauds the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for collecting information on automated technologies – automated driver-assist technologies that help drivers make decisions, and automated driving system…

Former T&I Staffer to Join ITS America

WASHINGTON – The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today announced Matt Leasure, formerly with the House Transportation & Infrastructure (T&I) Committee, will join ITS America as Vice President of Public…