V2X/Connected Transportation

We are on the cusp of finally reducing the number of lives lost on our nation’s roads. ITS America supports preserving the 5.9 GHz band for V2X safety critical communications.

SAVING LIVES: V2X TODAY AND TOMORROW

36,560 Lives lost on U.S. roads in 2018 and families shattered. Vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communications can change that number.

V2X Coalition Letter to the White House Chief of Staff Regarding 5.9 GHz Spectrum Reallocation

ITS AMERICA “V2X MYTH VS. FACT" SHEET

FCC Proposal on the Use of the 5.9 GHz Band – Comment Synopsis

Top Priorities

  • Preserving the 5.9 GHz spectrum for V2X communications can help address the scourge of lives lost and ruined on U.S. roads.


    Fact Sheet "Saving Lives: Preserving the Safety Spectrum" Fact Sheet
  • ITS America's Platform and Recommendations for FAST Act Reauthorization: Moving People, Data, and Freight; Safer, Greener, Smarter


    Fact Sheet 2021: ITS America FAST Act Reauthorization Platform and Recommendations
  • 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

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ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt on DeFazio Letter to FCC Supporting 5.9 GHz Band

ITS America appreciates House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chair DeFazio’s prioritization of public safety and applauds his continued support for V2X technologies and their safe operation in the 5.9 GHz band.

ITS America 2021 Annual Meeting Changing Date, Location

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

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt on FCC Vote Reallocating 5.9GHz Safety Spectrum

Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) abandoned public safety by voting to give away a majority of the 5.9 GHz safety spectrum that currently allows life-saving Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies to work without…

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt on FCC’s Plan for 5.9GHz Spectrum

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai made clear today that the Commission intends to move forward with its plan to give away a majority of the 5.9 GHz safety spectrum that currently allows life-saving…

ITS AMERICA V2X WEEK: September 28th – October 1st

To continue highlighting the life-saving benefits of V2X technologies, ITS America has announced September 28 – October 1 “V2X Week,” creating opportunities for members and other stakeholders to virtually…

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…

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.”

  • ITSA-AASHTO letter to DOT, Commerce, and NEC Requesting Action on 5.9GHz Spectrum

    March 11th letter to the The Honorable Pete Buttigieg, Secretary U.S. Department of Transportation; The Honorable Gina Raimondo, Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce; and Mr. Brian Deese, Director National Economic Council on the “significant concern with efforts underway at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reallocate spectrum in the 5.9 GHz band.”

  • V2X IN DANGER: How the FCC’s 5.9 GHz Proposal Threatens Transportation Safety

    Read ITS America’s newest one-pager, a brief summary of what will likely fit and what will likely be lost should the FCC move forward with its 5.9 GHz proposal.

  • The Future of V2X: 30 MHz Application Map

    Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technology, including Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V), Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I), and Vehicle-to-Pedestrian (V2P) technology, allows vehicles to communicate with other vehicles, infrastructure, and vulnerable road…

  • 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.

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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…