ITS America renames Annual Meeting

America’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association is rebranding its annual event to be the ITS America Conference & Expo. It’s rebranded from being called Annual Meeting, with the organisation saying it reflects the fact that this annual event is so much more than a “meeting”. “We felt it was time for the Annual Meeting’s name […]

American ITS industry loses 5.9GHz legal challenge

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and ITS America have lost their court battle to prevent the US Federal Communications Commission from reallocating swaths of the 5.9-gigahertz (GHz) wireless communication spectrum to non-transportation uses. Asashto Journal reports the District of Columbia Circuit Court has dismissed a lawsuit filed last year aimed at […]

ITS America names new CEO

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America have promoted Laura Chace to be the new President and CEO of the organisation, replacing Shailen Bhatt who’s leaving to take up an executive position at AECOM. Chace, who currently serves as the association’s Chief Operating Officer, has been with ITS America since 2015, and brings 15 years of […]

ITS America CEO leaving for AECOM executive role

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt has announced he has accepted a new leadership position with AECOM in its global transport business and will leave his ITS America post in late August. “It is bittersweet to leave ITS America after all the important work we have accomplished – and at […]

ITS America CEO joins driverless advisory board

The President and CEO of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America President, Shailen Bhatt, has been appointed to the advisory board of the driverless car company Aurora. Tech Crunch reports that the company, which bought Uber ATG last year, has “tapped experts in aviation safety, insurance, medicine and automotive safety — all people from outside […]

ITS America takes legal action to retain 5.9 GHz for V2X

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials have filed an appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s November 2020 order regarding unlicensed devices in the 5.9 GHz spectrum band. ITS America and AASHTO took this action to ensure Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies can continue to safely operate throughout […]

ITS America Releases Technology Blueprint

ITS America has released its 2021 Technology Blueprint  which outlines how technology can transform the US transport system. It promises to deliver a safer, greener and smarter system. “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 […]

ITS America still plans to run LA Congress

ITS America has issued a statement that it intends the World Congress in Los Angeles this October will go ahead as planned despite many other events being cancelled due to Coronavirus. The 27th ITS World Congress 2020 will still occur as scheduled, October 4 – 8, 2020 in Los Angeles,” it says.  “There are no […]


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