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

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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.

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt on Senate Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

The Senate’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is an historic investment in transportation. It provides an opportunity to modernize our transportation system and work with state and local transportation agencies to build a digital…

ITS America Calls for Stronger Cybersecurity Strategy to Protect Transportation System

Washington – ITS America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt today called for a more robust national transportation cybersecurity strategy to make the U.S. transportation system safer by ensuring transportation agencies meet certain marks determined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Center for Internet Security.

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 President & CEO Shailen Bhatt’s Statement on Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill

The STIA Act’s infrastructure technology investments are game-changers. The bill recognizes the pivotal role technology plays in making our transportation infrastructure safer and creating more mobility options for all Americans, no matter where they live.

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.”

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  • ITS America Summary of the Senate Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (H.R. 3684)

    On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, the U.S. Senate approved the roughly $1 trillion H.R. 3684 – Infrastructure Investment and Jobs (IIJA) Act. The bill passed with strong bipartisan support by a vote of 69-30. The bill includes the surface transportation reauthorization slated to expire at the end of September 2021.

  • ITS America’s Summary of the House passed INVEST In America Act

    On July 1, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 3684, Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act, or the INVEST in America Act. The bill passed largely along party lines in a 221-201 vote, with two Republicans voting for the package, even though the bill included funding for specific projects — known Member Designated Projects — that both Democrats and Republicans had requested for their districts.

  • ITS America’s Position on Amendments to INVEST in America Act Committee on Rules

    In anticipation of the House Committee on Rules meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, to discuss amendments for floor consideration of H.R. 3684, “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act” or…

  • ITS America’s Summary of INVEST in America Act as it Moves to the House Floor.

    On June 18, 2021, the House Committee on Rules released the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 3684) as ordered reported by the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, with modifications. The bill now includes the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on Ways and Means titles.

  • ITS America National Vision Zero Policy

    Safer Streets For All Users

    Far too many vulnerable road users—including people walking and cycling—die on U.S. roads. Motor vehicle crashes killed an estimated 42,060 Americans in 2020, the worst death toll in 14 years.

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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