Automated Vehicles

Congress is working to develop a self-driving car bill. Through our presence on Capitol Hill and through our A/V Task Force, ITS America actively informs House and Senate technology and transportation committees on member priorities as they develop legislation.

Driverless Cars and Accessibility

Fully automated vehicles, when they begin to be deployed in significant numbers, will offer the potential to usher in enormous positive changes. Anticipated benefits include lowered traffic fatalities and injuries, as well as potentially…

ITS America Comments to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Notice on Automated Driving Systems (Infrastructure Needs and Impacts)

ITSA President and CEO Shailen Bhatt’s AV Infrastructure Questions for the Record – Senate EPW Committee, June 13, 2018

Shailen Bhatt’s Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Testimony on “Innovation and America’s Infrastructure: Examining the Effects of Emerging Autonomous Technologies on America’s Roads and Bridges.”

Top Priorities

  • Autonomous Vehicle Design Should Benefit Broader Group of Potential Drivers


    Fact Sheet Driverless Cars and Accessibility: Designing the Future of Transportation for People with Disabilities

News

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ITS America 2021 Annual Meeting Changing Date, Location

New dates and location announced for ITS America’s 2021 Annual Meeting

28th ITS World Congress to be Held in Los Angeles in 2022

WASHINGTON – The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), in partnership with Reed Exhibitions, today announced that the 28th ITS World Congress will be held in Los Angeles in 2022, marking the signature event’s…

ITS World Congress Los Angeles 2020 News & ITS America 2021 Atlanta Announcement

“We are disappointed not to gather in person, but the spirit of innovation to solve transportation challenges is more important than ever right now. Join us for a virtual engagement to learn from leaders around the world on how different countries are using technology to solve challenges during this difficult time,” said Shailen Bhatt, President & CEO, ITS America.

ITS America Launches Global Start-Up Competition

In the lead up to the 2020 ITS World Congress, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) is launching a global competition for start-ups designed to highlight emerging technologies and solutions that create a safer, greener, smarter mobility system. The Global Innovation competition is hosted by ITS America, ERTICO and ITS Asia-Pacific in partnership with Prospect Silicon Valley and Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. Along with its sister organizations in Europe and Asia, ITS America will hold a regional semi-final to select two North American finalists, who will showcase their solution at the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles, October 4-8, 2020

ITS America Launches Global Competition to Develop Student Transportation Leaders

Global ELP Competition Program Aimed at University, High School Students in the U.S. and Across the World

ITS America Testifies on Road Congestion and Financing

At House Hearing, SFCTA Head Outlines Strategies to Reduce Congestion in San Francisco and Broader Recommendations on Technology Deployment

Advocacy Materials

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

    Moving People, Data, and Freight: Safer, Greener, Smarter.

    ITS America supports a FAST Act reauthorization that recognizes the added value of integrating technology into transportation infrastructure and services and provides funding for the rapid deployment of intelligent transportation.”

  • Accessible & Barrier Free Research

    The Autonomous Vehicle Alliance (AVA), the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), and AARP, have released new research looking at barrier-free mobility beyond just the vehicle.

  • ITS America Meets with Biden-Harris Transition Officials

    ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt met with members of the Biden-Harris transition team for the USDOT to discuss the association’s transportation priorities.

  • Accessible, Barrier-Free Mobility | Literature Review

    In January 2020, ITS America conducted a literature review with the support of AARP and the Autonomous Vehicle Alliance (AVA).

  • Driverless Cars and Accessibility

    Designing the Future of Transportation for People with Disabilities

    Fully automated vehicles, when they begin to be deployed in significant numbers, will offer the potential to usher in enormous positive changes. Anticipated benefits include lowered traffic fatalities and injuries, as well as potentially…

Events

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Executive Roundtable on ITS America’s Blueprint for a Safer, Greener, Smarter Transportation System

Intelligent mobility driven by the deployment of transportation technologies presents us with an opportunity to reimagine our system and transform outcomes for generations – saving tens of thousands of people each year, reducing…

Member Webinar Series: Commsignia – Cloud, V2N and 5G in Traffic Safety and Efficiency

Both 5G and V2X are hot topics, and there’s an increasing effort to find the role of various network services in road safety, including personal devices. In this webinar, we present the key factors in building reliable, life-saving…

New England ITS Chapter: 2021 Annual Interchange

2021 Annual InterchangeJune 3rd, 2021 Boston,…

ITS California State Chapter: 2021 Annual Meeting

2021 ITS California Annual MeetingAugust 9-11, 2021 | San Diego,…

ITS Georgia State Chapter: 2021 Annual Meeting

2021 ITS Georgia Annual MeetingSeptember 18-21, 2021 | Savannah,…

ITS Arizona State Chapter: 2021 Annual Meeting

2021 ITS Arizona Annual…