April 24, 2017
Benny Daniel and Venkata Balakrishnan

The automotive industry is undergoing a digital transformation as highly advanced connected hardware and software components are bringing new technology into vehicles. This semiconductor-based revolution started with smartphone integration and has advanced into human-machine interface technologies. However, this digital advancement is not just limited to the connected features inside the vehicle but also expands to intelligent mobility services such as last mile connectivity and fully autonomous future transportation ...

April 19, 2017
Regina Hopper

ITS America filed comments with NHTSA in response to its proposed standard for V2V communications. The following is a second excerpt from the letter, covering the role of a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard in deployment of V2V ...

April 17, 2017
Regina Hopper

ITS America filed comments with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in response to its proposed standard for Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communications, stating: ITS America believes a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard is needed for vehicle-to-vehicle communications, and that the proposed standard should be performance-based and flexible enough to incorporate future technologies including everything from standards for communications, to security and privacy, to V2V applications ...

April 12, 2017
Adam Petrovsky

Driverless cars are quickly becoming the buzz in "connected" transportation today. But before our roadways are ready for this kind of alternative transportation initiative, we need to take a hard look at the technology being used behind the scenes to make decisions about important changes to our roadways that will accommodate these inventions ...

April 10, 2017
Pete Goldin

Take a look at these public transit innovations that may represent the future of transportation ...

April 05, 2017
Jim Barbaresso

As airports plan future improvements to enhance the air-travel experience, they may want to look at what is outside their front doors. A new HNTB America THINKS national public opinion survey found more than nine in 10 Americans (93 percent) believe airport terminals could be better connected to their region's ground transportation and transit networks ...

April 03, 2017
Paul Kompfner and Maria De Rycke

The ITS Observatory is not just Europe's first online catalogue of ITS deployment and "who's who" directory of the ITS community, it's a bright new channel for you to broadcast news of the smart transport and mobility systems you own and operate, or that you supply ...

March 30, 2017
Kara Macek

GHSA projects an 11% increase in the number of persons on foot killed on US roadways last year, compared to 2015. This would represent the steepest year-to-year increase since record-keeping began, both in terms of number of deaths and percent increase ...

March 28, 2017
Greg Krueger

As traffic technology moves forward, however, what should Americans expect? Is emerging technology truly safe, and how will it affect our lives? Part 2 of this blog covers impacts on jobs and safety ...

March 27, 2017
Greg Krueger

With the vast majority (90%+) of accidents caused by human error, it is obvious why there is a keen interest by road operators and policy makers to address the issue. The mandate is plain and simple – we need bold and aggressive strategies to make our roads and highways safer. As traffic technology moves forward, however, what should Americans expect? Is emerging technology truly safe, and how will it affect our lives? ...