Sustainability and Resiliency

ITS America identifies legislative and regulatory barriers and opportunities to safely advance sustainable and resilient transportation technologies and frameworks.

ITS America Road Usage Charge Program Principles

ITS America’s Sustainability and Resiliency Standing Committee has identified these principles to help guide the development of a federal Road Usage Charge.

ITS America Sustainability and Resiliency Policy

ITS America’s letter of support for INVEST in America Act EV Charging Stations in the Interstate Right-of-Way

ITS America Equity Policy

ITS America’s Standing Advisory Committee on Sustainability and Resiliency

The Sustainability and Resiliency Standing Committee identifies legislative and regulatory barriers and opportunities to safely advance sustainable and resilient transportation technologies and frameworks; develops and advocates for related legislative and regulatory policies; defines and promotes the roles of public and private sector entities; monitors national trends and related research; promotes the development of technologies, best practices, and private and public sector partnerships; and serves as a forum to disseminate and exchange related information and best practices. It addresses topic areas such as electrified vehicles, charging infrastructure, power generation, power grid capability and resiliency, infrastructure resiliency, roadside management, advanced materials technologies, mobility efficiency, and transportation sector emissions.

Committee Leadership

Chair: Jannet Walker-Ford, WSP
Vice Chair: Seleta Reynolds, Los Angeles DOT

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  • Digital Infrastructure: Technology as a Force Multiplier for A Safer, Greener, Smarter, More Equitable Future

    With advances and rapid deployments in automation, connected technologies, mobility on demand, and sustainable and resilient technologies, a future of transportation – the digital infrastructure age – uses technology and innovation to…

  • Principles for Inclusive Future Mobility

    These principles are designed to guide leaders, decision-makers, policy makers, and stakeholders on how best to implement technology to make our world safer, greener, smarter and provides more access and…

  • ITS America Road Usage Charge Program Principles

    ITS America’s Sustainability and Resiliency Standing Committee has identified these principles to help guide the development of a federal Road Usage Charge.

  • 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 Sustainability and Resiliency Policy

    Increased deployment of light-duty zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) will provide significant environmental benefits. ITS America’s light-duty vehicle policy is intended to encourage consumers’ continued adoption of ZEVs primarily through…

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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…

Statement of ITS America President & CEO Laura Chace on House Passage of Budget Reconciliation

In passing the budget reconciliation package, the House of Representatives has taken an important step toward a more sustainable transportation system as well as helping provide more equity and access to people in communities across the country.

Statement of ITS America President and CEO Laura Chace on House Passage of IIJA

With today’s passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the House of Representatives set the stage for transforming the U.S. transportation system.