September 20, 2017
Dan Ronan

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 ...

September 18, 2017
Pete Goldin

As the automotive industry faces narrowing margins, the need to look to other revenue streams and keep the customer committed to the brand for their next purchase is paramount, according to Frost & Sullivan ...

September 14, 2017

The USDOT has awarded six application development research contracts under ATTRI to improve mobility options for all travelers, particularly those with disabilities ...

September 12, 2017
Pete Goldin

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined that a truck driver's failure to yield the right of way and a car driver's inattention due to overreliance on vehicle automation are the probable cause of the fatal crash involving an autonomous vehicle ...

September 06, 2017
Rob Molloy PhD

I had the privilege of co-facilitating a roundtable discussion that addressed strategies to increase implementation of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) — or collision avoidance systems — in the trucking industry ...

August 31, 2017
Dan Ronan

ITS America's most important event is coming up in just two and a half months — the ITS World Congress in Montreal. Once again the entire world is coming together to see the numerous opportunities and some challenges we face to bring intelligent transportation to the forefront of the discussion. Thisis the most revolutionary time to be in the transportation and mobility industry since the mass production of the automobile more than 100 years ago ...

August 31, 2017
Pete Goldin

ITS America has launched the ITSA Blog, the association's first official blog, on ITSdigest ...

August 28, 2017

The Gartner Consumer Trends in Automotive online survey found that 55 percent of respondents will not consider riding in a fully autonomous vehicle, while 71 percent may consider riding in a partially autonomous vehicle ...

August 24, 2017
Sam Morrissey

The public sector needs to align plans, policies, and programs with the rapid changes in transportation technology. Like many things, that sometimes means not focusing on the brightest shiniest object of the moment; rather, honing in on core skills and services and aligning the agency's mission, vision, and values. For many in the public sector, that means changing the way they plan, build, operate, and maintain public roadways, sidewalks, bikeways, and transit systems in a world where connected and autonomous vehicles share space with other users ...

August 16, 2017
Kara Macek

With traffic fatalities on the rise, guidance on how to collect high-quality crash data becomes ever more important. Developed cooperatively by the GHSA and NHTSA, the Model Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria (MMUCC) 5th Edition guideline has been updated to reflect the latest behavioral and technological changes impacting vehicles, drivers, and front-line data collectors ...