Connected Vehicles

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.

ITS AMERICA “V2X MYTH VS. FACT" SHEET

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

ITS America Letter for the Record to Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Highlighting V2X Truck Safety Benefits

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 2020: 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

News

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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 “Between Two Futures” Series Launches

Shailen Bhatt and Seleta Reynolds of LADOT chat in the first installment of ITS America’s #ITSABetween2Futures video chat series: How We Map Towards Safer, Greener, Smarter, Transportation.

ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt Statement on Alliance for Automotive Innovation 5.9 GHz Spectrum Band Plan

ITS America’s statement on the Alliance for Automotive Innovation’s spectrum band plan.

Reply Comments: FCC Proposal to Give Away Majority of 5.9 GHz Spectrum Will Harm Safety

ITS America calls on the FCC to heed calls from stakeholders across the transportation industry to not move forward with its plan to give away a vast majority of the spectrum used for transportation safety critical communications..

Statement from ITS America on Auto Industry’s V2X Build-Out Commitment

The auto industry’s commitment to deploy millions of life-saving connected vehicle technology devices in the next five years is an important step toward a future in which we don’t lose more than 37,000 people every year on U.S. roads…

Advocacy Materials

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  • Letter from V2X Stakeholders to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

    A Letter from V2X Stakeholders to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

  • FCC Proposal on the Use of the 5.9 GHz Band: Reply Comment Synopsis

    FCC Proposal on Use of the 5.9 GHz Band – Reply Comment Synopsis: State and city departments of transportation, safety groups, technology companies, automakers, technical experts, first responders, and many others submitted compelling arguments in support of maintaining the full 75 MHz of the 5.9 GHz Band for vehicle communications.”

  • ITS America’s Reply Comments to the FCC – Use of the 5.850-5.925 GHz Band

    ITSA calls on the FCC to heed calls from stakeholders across the transportation industry – including the USDOT and not move forward with its plan to give away a vast majority of the spectrum used for transportation safety critical communications.

  • “V2X: A CYCLISTS’S CO- PILOT” FACT SHEET

    V2X, otherwise known as Vehicle-to-Everything, is a technology which allows vehicles to communicate with their surroundings. V2X communications systems are mainly used for the purpose of increasing safety and preventing collisions through a…

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

    ITS America has compiled a synopsis of comments to the FCC’s proposal to give away a majority of the 5.9GHz band to unlicensed devices. Thank you to all members that filed comments – the overwhelming majority of comments opposed the…

Events

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ITS Connecticut Chapter: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

ITS Minnesota State Chapter: 2020 Virtual Fall Forum

ITS Georgia State Chapter: 2020 Annual Meeting

V2X Week Webinar: Former Transportation Secretaries Ray LaHood; Anthony Foxx

As ITS America kicks off its “V2X Week,” please join ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt for a conversation with former secretaries of transportation Ray LaHood and Anthony Foxx on Monday, September 28, 12-12:30 EDT. They will talk about safety, the importance of Vehicle-to-Everything technologies, and the 5.9GHz safety spectrum.

ITS Arizona State Chapter: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

ITS New Jersey State Chapter: 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting