For Immediate Release
New National Center Will Support Better Transportation
Safety and Mobility
To reach the next level of safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today issued a final rule that requires most U.S. commercial airlines to have Safety Management Systems (SMS) in place by 2018. The rule builds on the programs many airlines already use to identify and reduce aviation risk.
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General Motors wants to make it easier for you to shop in your car.
A significantly expanded OnStar in-vehicle concierge service will be unveiled by General Motors at this week's 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the automaker announced this week.
President Obama's White House says it will listen to proposals from Congress that would increase fuel taxes to pay for transportation, but the administration stopped short of endorsing the measure. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest answered press questions about fuel taxes and other funding proposals on Monday, Jan. 5.
What do consumers want to do with cars connected to the Internet? At least for now, they want to do things that will make their lives easier while driving, according to industry research firm Gartner.
‘On demand, real time traffic information is the top thing consumers desire, said Thilo Koslowski, automotive technology expert with the company, at the Telematics Update conference going on in conjunction with CES.
The Road Weather Management (RWM) Benefit Cost Analysis Compendium provides information about benefit cost analyses conducted around the country for specific RWM technologies or operational strategies.
The ITS America Annual Meeting Program Committee is looking for high-quality papers for the technical program that narrate this year's theme, "Bridges to Innovation." Technical papers should be related to one of the eight main program topics: Safety, Sustainability, Connected and Automated Vehicles, Transportation Systems Operations, Commercial Vehicle & Freight Mobility, Shared Use Mobility and Transit, New and Emerging Topics, Mobile Technology.