Business, Technology, Safety

ITS America Criticizes FCC’s 5.9 GHz Spectrum Proposal

Connected A rendering of connected vehicles. (U.S. Department of Transportation)

WASHINGTON — A move by the Federal Communications Commission to proceed with a proposal that would devote much of auto safety airwaves to broadband uses was criticized by a key stakeholder at the Transportation Research Board annual meeting Jan. 13.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 13, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Fuel, Autonomous

Safety, Productivity to Improve With Proliferation of Autonomous Trucks, Executives Say

ATLANTA — Advancements in the technology facilitating autonomous trucks will enhance safety and productivity across the freight sector, two executives helping to drive the issue said at the Connected Fleets USA conference Sept. 25.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 25, 2017

How the US DOT Harnesses Mobility Data to Make More Intelligent Transportation Systems

U.S. Department of Transportation

Although the Department of Transportation has operated the Intelligent Transportations Systems Joint Program Office for decades, the recent technological advances in vehicle connectivity and smart infrastructure design have led to a number of programs adaptable for state and local governments.

Ryan McCauley | Government Technology magazine
April 11, 2017
Business, Technology

Connected Vehicle Technologies a Priority For Next Highway Bill, Rep. Graves Says

Office of Rep. Sam Graves

Establishing programs that transportation officials and experts may use to devise strategies to reduce congestion through advanced technologies will need to be a part of the next long-term transportation bill, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) told stakeholders June 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
June 20, 2016