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The Future of V2X

ITS America is currently seeking to further develop and refine the 30 MHz Application Map, including by revising the original prioritization survey to solicit additional feedback and incorporate a broader range of V2X stakeholders.

5.9 GHz FNPRM Comments of ITS America

ITS America’s Reply Comments to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Accessible & Barrier Free Research: Executive Summary

Automated Vehicles

In the past, automotive safety technologies focused on protecting drivers and passengers after a crash. Technology is evolving to the point that crashes can be largely prevented. Automated vehicle technology can drastically reduce and potentially eliminate the 94 percent of crashes caused by human error.

Connected Transportation

ITS America members are actively developing and deploying vehicle to everything (V2X) technologies, which send hazard alerts to vehicles, bicyclists, pedestrians, and traffic lights. These technologies also can enhance automated driving systems, which hold the promise to provide numerous economic, environmental, and societal benefits, such as decreased congestion and fuel consumption, and increased access for the elderly and disabled. These safety innovations require dedicated spectrum to ensure they work every time without signal interference.

Cybersecurity

ITS America is raising the profile of discussions on intelligent mobility cybersecurity; promoting the adoption of best practices and standards; supporting information sharing of threats faced by those developing, operating, or managing smart transportation technologies; and advocating for public policies that enhance cybersecurity readiness.

Top Safety 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
  • 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)

Safety News

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The Intelligent Transportation Society of America and Industry Partners Respond to Commerce Department’s Inquiry into Connected Vehicles

Statement from the Intelligent Transportation Society of America President and CEO Laura…

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America Announces New Officers and Board of Director Members

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s (ITS America) Board of Directors met earlier today and certified the election of new officers and welcomed a mix of ten new and returning directors to its membership. The ITS America Board is made up of public and private leaders in the intelligent transportation industry, who set policy and direct strategies for the association.

ITS America Releases Two New Resources: Consolidated National Automated Vehicle Database and State-By-State Analysis of Autonomous Trucking

Today, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) released two resources that will help consolidate information on advances in autonomous and automated vehicles (AV) that were previously unavailable.

ITS America Celebrates FCC Announcement of Connected Vehicle Spectrum Waiver

Statement by ITS America CEO Laura Chace

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Laura Chace On Latest NHTSA Fatality Estimates

“The estimates NHTSA released today are tragic – again. In the first quarter of this year, 9,560 people didn’t return to their families. We continue to set the wrong kinds of records, and that won’t change until we adapt our approach…

ITS America Releases Principles for Inclusive Future Mobility

WASHINGTON – The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) today released principles to guide transportation stakeholders, communities, and policy makers on how best to develop policy and programs that direct investment…

Safety Advocacy Materials

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  • V2X Decoded Frequently Asked Questions

    Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies represent proven tools to improve safety, efficiency, and mobility on our nation’s roadways. Still, a lack of clarity exists within the transportation community about a variety of terms and…

  • TRB Forum with ITS America – AI in AVs

  • Addressing the Patchwork: A State-by-State Analysis for Autonomous Trucking in the United States

    ITS America and Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) workgroups have developed this report on the current landscape of State policies and regulations impacting the deployment of autonomous trucks and convoys to identify potential barriers and inconsistencies resulting from a “patchwork approach” of policies across the country.

    ITS America and Association for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) workgroups have developed this report on the current landscape of State policies and regulations impacting the deployment of autonomous trucks and convoys to identify potential barriers and inconsistencies resulting from a “patchwork approach” of policies across the country.

  • Considerations for a Secure Electric Vehicle Charging Ecosystem

    ITS America's Cybersecurity Working Group's Technical Exchange Panel offers this white paper on considerations for a secure electric vehicle charging ecosystem.

    The increasingly widespread deployment of EVSE represents a unique convergence between transportation and utility stakeholders. While these fields have overlapped to some extent with previous deployments, such as traffic management infrastructure and other digital infrastructure solutions, the scale and design of the planned electric vehicle charging infrastructure deployment presents a scenario in which coordination between transportation and utility stakeholders is necessary.

  • ITS America National V2X Deployment Plan

    This proposed National V2X Deployment Plan is a call to action for state and local transportation agencies, automotive OEMs, the federal government, and other stakeholders to move beyond years of inaction and install V2X systems for public safety – beginning with signalized intersections, other road users, and selected production vehicles.

    This proposed National V2X Deployment Plan is a call to action for state and local transportation agencies, automotive OEMs, the federal government, and other stakeholders to move beyond years of inaction and install V2X systems for public safety – beginning with signalized intersections, other road users, and selected production vehicles.

Events

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Digital Infrastructure Webinar Series: Cybersecurity

This webinar is Part 5 of ITS America’s Digital Infrastructure (DI) webinar series. This webinar is intended to continue to advance the education, collaboration, and definition of DI use cases, with a focus on Cybersecurity and the…

ITS America’s Inaugural Policy Summit

Join us at ITS America’s inaugural Policy Summit on September 11-12, 2024, to discuss the intersection of emerging technology and transportation policy.  Public and private sector thought leaders will…

2025 ITS World Congress

Join us in Atlanta, Georgia for ITS World Congress 2025, the global event that brings together world leaders, practitioners, policy makers, researchers, and private industry to advance and unite the intelligent transportation systems (ITS)…

2026 ITS America Conference & Expo

Join us at Huntington Place in Detroit, Michigan for the ITS America Conference & Expo, as we reimagine transportation and discuss how technology is a foundational piece of a new 21st century transportation…

2027 ITS America Conference & Expo

Join us at Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah for the ITS America Conference & Expo, as we reimagine transportation and discuss how technology is a foundational piece of a new 21st century transportation…