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

Committee Leadership

Chair: Lori Pepper, CalSTA
Co-Chair: Jannet Walker-Ford, AECOM

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  • 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…

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

    ITS America writes to express our strong support for Section 1211 of the INVEST in America Act that allows for the charging of electric vehicles on rights-of-way of the Interstate System, including in a rest area; or a fringe or corridor parking facility, including a park and ride facility.

  • 2021 ITS America Technology Blueprint

    ITS America believes that developing and deploying transportation technologies provides the opportunity to alleviate many of the negative impacts of our transportation system while providing more equitable and accessible mobility without leaving behind the transportation workers who allow our transportation system to function.

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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.

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.