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 ITS America's Platform and Recommendations for FAST Act Reauthorization: Moving People, Data, and Freight; Safer, Greener, Smarter
  • 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 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.

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.”

ITS America Statement on House T&I Surface Transportation Bill

“We appreciate the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s investment in technology and look forward to working with the Committee as the bill now moves to the House floor.”

ITS America’s Statement on Senate EPW Surface Transportation Bill

 “This is a great kick-off toward reauthorizing our nation’s surface transportation program. As ITS America noted in our recently-released technology blueprint, enacting policies that deploy intelligent transportation technologies…

ITS America Releases Technology Blueprint

ITS America today released its 2021 policy blueprint, which outlines how technology can transform the U.S. transportation system.

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.

Advocacy Materials

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  • ITSA Joins with Mayors and Environmental Groups Urging Congress to Support EV Charging on Federal-aid Highways

    President Biden has called on auto manufacturers to make the transition to electric vehicles so that 50% of the market is electric by 2030, and has also put forth a plan for historical investments in EV charging stations.

  • ITS America Equity Policy

    Today’s transportation systems suffer from historic and ongoing inequities embedded in infrastructure, access, and cost. As we explore and fulfill the promise of new technologies, we must embrace and support the paradigm shift occurring in our nation, learn from the lessons of the past, and incorporate transportation equity principles into policy, research, and implementation strategies. This must include explicit consideration of technology’s effects on those least prepared to use it or who face particular barriers to adoption to ensure their safety, access, and mobility are not compromised.

  • ITS America Intelligent Transportation Systems Deployment Program Policy

    Providing national, state, and local broadband infrastructure that supports the implementation of intelligent transportation systems, including connected and automated vehicles (CAV) and cooperative automated transportation (CAT), to improve the safety, mobility, equity, and operational efficiency of our surface transportation system is critical to meet the demands of rural, urban and underserved communities.

  • Summary of Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Surface Transportation Investment Act

    The STIA includes many ITS America priorities. It provides $10 billion in grants over five years for projects of national significance by establishing the National Infrastructure Project Assistance Program. In selecting project grants, the Department of Transportation will take into consideration technologies that will allow for future connectivity and automation.

  • 5.9 GHz FNPRM Comments of ITS America

    ITS America filed comments on the FCC’s 5.9 GHz Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) on June 2, 2021. The FNPRM sought comment on numerous issues related to the transition of V2X communications from the lower 45 MHz to the upper…

Events

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Reimagining America’s Transportation System and Outcomes through Automated Vehicle Technology

In this webinar, you will learn the ways that states, cities, AV developers, and infrastructure leaders are incorporating many of these policies and more into regulation, vehicle design, deployment, and infrastructure.

ITS Arizona State Chapter: 2021 Annual Meeting

2021 ITS Arizona Annual…

2021 ITS Michigan Annual Meeting

ITS Michigan Annual Meeting: October 5th 2021 | Ann Arbor, MI https://www.itsmichigan.org/

MobilityXX Presents: From Data to Action: Moving Forward on How Women Travel

Join ITS America for a discussion with Seleta Reynolds, General Manager of the City of Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT), and Stephanie Wiggins, Chief Executive Officer of LA Metro, on their vision for gender-equitable mobility and putting recent research into practice. From transit service to transportation technology, this session will highlight the role of agencies in driving change, the importance of collaboration and how removing barriers to travel can result in equitable systems for all.

ITS New Mexico 2021 Annual Meeting

ITS New Mexico 2021 Annual Meeting October 19, 2021 | Virtual

ITS New Jersey 2021 Annual Meeting

TS New Jersey 2021 Annual Meeting October 22, 2021 | Princeton, NJ