Intelligent Infrastructure

ITS America advocates for the reauthorization of federal surface transportation programs that recognizes the added value of integrating technology into transportation infrastructure and services and provides funding for the rapid deployment of intelligent transportation technologies.

ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt’s Statement on House T&I Infrastructure Framework

“Moving America and the Environment Forward,” the infrastructure framework that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership released today, represent a solid commitment to improving safety and mobility in the United States while moving toward a greener transportation system.

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

ITS America Technology Infrastructure Needs Letter to House Committee on the Budget

SFCTA Executive Director Chang Testifies Before House Panel: Pricing and Technology Strategies

Top Priorities

  • Timely updates to ITS America members on Washington’s response to this public health emergency


    Fact Sheet ITS America’s COVID-19 Response Report (April 2020)
  • 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
  • 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

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 America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt Statement on the Passing of the Moving Forward Act.

In passing the Moving Forward Act today, the House of Representatives made great strides toward creating a safer, greener, and smarter transportation…

ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt Statement on the INVEST in America Act

The bill recognizes COVID-19’s impact on our nation’s state and local transportation agencies and provides needed support over the next year.

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 Statement on the Importance of V2X Technologies in Work Zones

ITS America statement on V2X in workzones.

Advocacy Materials

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

    A letter from a coalition of transportation industry stakeholders comprised of state, city, and county departments of transportation, public transportation, automakers, vehicle suppliers, trucking, transportation safety groups, law…

  • Coalition Letter to Congress on FAST Act Extension

    A letter from a coalition of 88 organizations to Congress regarding the extension of the FAST…

  • Transportation Stakeholder Coalition Expresses Concern with FCC 5.9 GHz V2X Proposal: Letter to Senate Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet

    The coalition writes to express significant concern with efforts underway at the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate spectrum in the 5.9 GHz band away from transportation safety.

  • ITS America’s Analysis of House Passed H.R. 2 – INVEST in America Act [Moving Forward Act].

    Our initial analysis of the House-passed INVEST Act.

  • Letter to House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure – MOD Language; INVEST in America Act

    June 16, 2020 letter to The Honorable Peter A. DeFazio, The Honorable Sam Graves, The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton, and The Honorable Rodney Davis.

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