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2015 Key Legislative Documents

  • Legislation: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act – PDF
  • Legislation: Future Transportation Research and Innovation for Prosperity (Future TRIP) Act  – PDF
  • Legislation: Connected Transportation Research and Innovation Act of 2015 – PDF
  • Legislation: Surface Transportation Research and Development Act of 2015 – PDF
  • Letter: Transportation Leaders Call on Congress to Pass Long Term Reauthorization Bill in 2015 – PDF

Surface Transportation Reauthorization

President Obama signed MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century) into law on July 6, 2012.

  • USDOT Fact Sheets- Link
  • MAP-21 Conference Report (H.R. 4348) -PDF
  • ITS America Summary of MAP-21-PDF
  • ITS Webinar Pressentation on Legislation- PDF
  • MAP-21 Outline of ITS Language –PDF
  • ITS America Recommendations for Transportation Reauthorization Conference. -PDF
  • ITS America Summary of the Senate Transportation Reauthorization Bill Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21stCentury Act (MAP-21)-PDF
  • ITS America Powerpoint Webinar on H.R. 7 Chairman Mica’s Reauthorization Bill-PDF
  • ITS America Letter to House Conferees– PDF
  • ITS America Letter to Senate Conferees -PDF
  • ITS America Letter to Majority Leader Reid -PDF


Research and Development Portfolio to Support the Priorities of the Department of Transportation – U.S. House Technology and Innovation Subcommittee Hearing

Ann Flemer, Vice Chair of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) and Deputy Executive Director for Policy at the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission, stressed the importance of using smart technologies to address America’s transportation and environmental challenges during a hearing of the U.S. House Technology and Innovation Subcommittee.

  • Hearing Charter – DOC
  • Press Release – URL
  • Verbal Testimony – PDF
  • Written Testimony – PDF
  • Photo – JPG

Other Activities

ITS America and Partners Urge Congress to Protect 5.9 GHz Band for Safety

An ITS America-led coalition of transportation, technology and public safety organizations urged Congress to drop provisions from draft spectrum legislation that would auction off or allow unlicensed use of the 5.9 GHz band which has been allocated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for advanced vehicle and highway safety applications (and which serves as the platform for the Connected Vehicle network).  In a letter to House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden and Ranking Member Anna Eshoo, the coalition stressed that “33,000 annual traffic fatalities should not be an acceptable cost of doing business in America when technologies are available to prevent them.”

ITS America Urges the President and 111th Congress to Invest in Deployment-Ready ITS Technologies for Immediate Job Creation

  • Letter to President Obama – PDF
    • Signatories – PDF
  • Letter to House Speaker Pelosi and Leadership – PDF
  • ITS America, Top Transportation Officials, Technology Leaders Call for “Intelligent” Infrastructure Investment Economic Stimulus
  • Letter to House Speaker Pelosi- PDF
  • Letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid – PDF
  • Letter to House Minority Leader Boehner – PDF
  • Letter to Senate Minority Leader McConnell – PDF
  • Letter to House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L. Oberstar and Ranking Members PDF

Other Helpful Links

  • What is ITS? – PDF
  • ITS America’s Priorities for the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill – PDF