ITS America is Holding Technology Showcase,
Roundtable Discussion on Autonomous Vehicles and
Congressional Fly-In to Promote Transportation Technology
For Immediate Release and Planning Purposes-Monday March 20th, 2017
ITS America is Holding Technology Showcase, Roundtable Discussion on Autonomous Vehicles and Congressional Fly-In to Promote Transportation Technology
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America is holding several high-profile events this week in Washington, D.C. to promote intelligent transportation technologies, as the White House, Congress, and other stakeholders look at ways to address the next generation of transformative transportation. At both Wednesday and Thursday’s events transportation, technology and research industry leaders will be available to speak with reporters, and you are invited.
On Wednesday, March 22, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., ITS America will hold a Technology Showcase and Reception in Room 2167 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The next generation of transportation technology will be on display. On Thursday, March 23, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., ITS America will lead a roundtable discussion on autonomous vehicles from the states’ perspective in Room 340 of the Cannon House Office Building. Representatives from the Utah, Arizona and Michigan Departments of Transportation will share how states are shaping autonomous vehicle testing that fosters innovation and ensures safety.
During its spring Board of Directors meeting, ITS America officials will be meeting House and Senate members, staff, administration officials and other stakeholders to highlight exciting developments in transportation technology. These include robotics, automation, connected vehicles, vehicle-to-infrastructure communications, artificial intelligence, wireless communications, and cloud computing which collectively are inspiring the next generation of mobility.
“ITS America is proud to be taking a leading role in discussions around rebuilding our nation’s transportation system in a way that incorporates these technologies into both existing and new infrastructure. Intelligent and transformational transportation technologies and new business models will improve mobility, safety, security, sustainability, and accessibility,” said ITS America and President and CEO Regina Hopper.
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