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New Additions to ITSA Annual Meeting, May 3- 5 in Houston!

Source: ITSA - Apr. 20, 2010

In conjunction with the ITS America Annual Meeting, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has decided to convene a USDOT Surface Transportation Reauthorization Outreach Meeting to solicit the views of key stakeholders on ways to improve the delivery of surface transportation programs. The meeting is scheduled from 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 5, immediately following ITS America's Closing Plenary which will feature keynote presentations by Secretary LaHood and Sam Palmisano, Chairman and CEO of IBM. It is part of a series of sessions across the country designed to bring together Federal, state and local officials, as well as transportation providers, users, and other stakeholders, to discuss the upcoming surface transportation reauthorization. If you are interested in attending the USDOT Reauthorization meeting, please contact Charlie Tennyson at ctennyson@itsa.org for additional information.

Other new addition to the meeting:
The Federal Transit Administration has added an "IntelliDrive for Transit 101" workshop on Tuesday, May 4, from 10:00 a.m. to noon. The workshop will give participants an overview of the transit components of IntelliDrive, and the opportunity to discuss and provide feedback regarding the appropriate transit applications and communications technologies for IntelliDrive.

Registration and other information is online at http://www.itsa.org/amprogram.html.

Read also the ITSA Press Release "USDOT Secretary Ray LaHood to Host Surface Transportation Reauthorization Meeting during ITS America Annual Meeting & Expo in Houston" for more information.

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