ITS AMERICA STATEMENT ON THE CONFIRMATION OF WILBUR ROSS AS U.S. SECRETARY OF COMMERCE
The following is the statement of ITS America President and CEO Regina Hopper on the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Wilbur Ross to serve as U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
“ITS America members congratulate Secretary Ross on his confirmation, and we stand ready to work with him and other leaders in the Administration and Congress to make the most of the extraordinary opportunities that exist at the intersection of transportation and technology. We are encouraged by the support Secretary Ross showed in his confirmation hearings for infrastructure, technology, and broadband investments as an essential component of the President’s infrastructure plan. We also appreciate the important role that his department will play on vital spectrum issues that impact the safety and security of ITS innovation and the driving public. With our diverse membership that includes private sector leaders, state and city DOT officials as well as leading research and academic institutions, ITS America looks forward to working with Secretary Ross and his team to drive our nation’s economy and global competitiveness forward.”
ITS America is the nation’s leading advocate for the technological modernization of our transportation system by focusing on advancing research and deployment of intelligent transportation systems. Its unique membership brings together all key stakeholders in the intelligent transportation movement–including established and emerging private companies, public agencies, state DOT officials as well as leaders in the academic and research communities. For more information, please visit http://itsamerica.org/