Accomplishments Report 2017

Accomplishments Report 2017 13 New Programs/Innovation ATSSA staff represent members at major industry events As technology, connected-automated vehicles, and roadway innovations advance, ATSSA keeps abreast of current technology and trends, representing ATSSA members and their interests at workshops, symposiums, and coalitions to bring information about new technol- ogies to ATSSA members, and to bring information about ATSSA members to the innovative technologies. ATSSA staff attended: • 2017 ITS World Congress in Montreal • Automated Vehicle Symposium in San Francisco – Brian Watson was a moderator for a session entitled “Infrastructure Readiness” • AASHTO Annual Meeting • Lifesavers Conference • National Wrong-Way Driving Summit • UTC Safety Summit Director of Mobility Technology Solutions at Transpo Group Scott O. Kuznicki introduced the speakers of the 2017 Automated Vehicle Symposium (AVS) session “Reading the Road Ahead: Infrastructure Readiness,” in San Francisco, Calif. on July 12. Brian Watson, ATSSA Director of New Programs, moderated the session. Director of New Programs, Brian Watson, speaks on a panel at the 3rd Annual UTC Safety Summit in Washington, D.C. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder pays a visit to Horizon Signal’s booth. John Hayes, right, preaches roadway safety at the 2018 Intelligent Transportation World Congress in Montreal. ATSSAmember opportunities in Intelligent Transportation Systems ATSSA’s case study booklet, ATSSA Member Business Opportunities Related to Connected and Automated Vehicles , provides an introduction of connected, automated, and connected-automated vehicles. The publication explores the impacts these vehicles will have on the businesses of ATSSA member companies. ATSSA contracted Auburn University to research infrastructure safety rules and practices and knowledge of intelligent transportation systems as they relate to this area of business. The purpose of the publication was to develop recommendations for consideration by ATSSA members as to how to plan and integrate the coming intro- duction of intelligent transportation systems (both infrastruc- ture and vehicles) into their future business plans.