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Subcommittee to Examine Innovation in Surface Transportation

Washington, D.C., August 31, 2018 | Justin Harclerode (202) 225-9446 | comments
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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, September 5, the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will hold a hearing to examine innovation in surface transportation.  The subcommittee will receive testimony from non-federal partners on current developments relating to a variety of technologies such as autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and mobility on demand (MOD) technologies.

The hearing of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit, chaired by U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), is entitled “Innovation in Surface Transportation.” The hearing is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building.

Witnesses will include:

  • Mr. James Barna, Executive Director, DriveOhio
  • Ms. Julia Castillo, Executive Director, Heart of Iowa Regional Transit Agency (on behalf of the Community Transportation Association of America)
  • Mr. Shailen Bhatt, President & Chief Executive Officer, ITS America
  • Mr. Randell Iwasaki, Executive Director, Contra Costa Transportation Authority

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, will be posted here as it becomes available.

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