The ITS Blog

January 08, 2018
Lindsay Shelton-Gross
ITS America

ITS America formally announced the location of their 2018 Annual Meeting, to be hosted at Detroit, Michigan's COBO Center June 4–7 ...

January 03, 2018
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

More than 33 million autonomous vehicles will be sold globally in 2040, a substantial increase from the 51,000 units forecast for the first year of significant volume in 2021, according to the latest autonomous vehicle sales forecast from IHS Markit ...

December 04, 2017
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

NYCDOT is currently in the design stage of its ground-breaking Connected Vehicle Pilot project. The project will implement multiple connected vehicle safety-related applications in parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn, consistent with the city's focus and dedication of resources to achieve its Vision Zero goal of reducing traffic-related injuries and fatalities to zero. The project will also improve mobility and travel time reliability and reduce the environmental impact of vehicle traffic. Taxis and delivery trucks will be among the major participants and project stakeholders ...

October 27, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The Board of Directors of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) named Shailen Bhatt as President & CEO ...

October 19, 2017
Dr. Stefano Longo
Cranfield University

Performance artist James Bridle caused a flurry of interest – and delight – with his video clip Autonomous Trap 001. In the film, a white circle is made on a side road using salt, a full circle on the inside, a dashed line on the outside. The film shows a car driving into the circle and sitting there transfixed within the “magical” limits of the complete line, a technology trapped by a rule-bound semi-intelligence ...

October 18, 2017
Pete Goldin
ITSdigest

A new report by Madrona Venture Group predicts that a significant number of autonomous vehicles will be driving on US roads by 2025 or earlier ...

October 16, 2017
Hudson Thrift
FASTR

FASTR released new insights into the automotive security landscape as recommendations for research and innovation. This landscape describes the opportunities for FASTR members and the broader industry to advance the field of automotive security ...

October 11, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data released last week by NHTSA tragically revealed that 37,461 people were killed in crashes on U.S. roadways in 2016 — that's nearly 2,200 more fatalities than in 2015, a 5.6 percent increase ...

September 28, 2017
Robert Frey
Tampa-Hillsborough County Expressway Authority

The following are my thoughts about how Hurricane Irma has impacted the Tampa Connected Vehicle (CV) Pilot ...

September 20, 2017
Dan Ronan
ITS America

The House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 3388, Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution Act or the SELF DRIVE Act ...

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