[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 47 (Thursday, March 12, 2009)]
[Pages 10800-10801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-5360]



ITS Joint Program Office, Intelligent Transportation Systems 
Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Research and Innovative Technology Administration, U.S. 
Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.


    This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 72-363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a 
meeting of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program 
Advisory Committee (ITSPAC). The meeting will be held on April 6, 2009, 
2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation (U.S. DOT), 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington DC, 
in conference room 2 of the U.S DOT Conference Center on the 
lobby level of the West Building.
    The ITSPAC, established under Section 5305 of Public Law 109-59, 
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A 
Legacy for Users, August 10, 2005, and chartered on February 7, 2008, 
was created to advise the Secretary of Transportation on all matters 
relating to the study, development and implementation of intelligent 
transportation systems. Through its sponsor, the ITS Joint Program 
Office, the ITSPAC makes recommendations to the Secretary

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regarding ITS Program needs, objectives, plans, approaches, contents, 
and progress.
    The following is a summary of the meeting's tentative agenda: (1) 
Update on new Administration transition issues and news; (2) Update on 
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act issues and news; (3) Report on 
IntelliDriveSM Program draft principles; (4) Discussion of 
ITSPAC input on transportation legislation reauthorization; (5) 
Discussion of ITSPAC input on the Committee's proposed new ITS Program 
goal; (6) Update on ITS Program Strategic Plan status; (7) Update on 
Intelligent Transportation Society of America 2009 Annual Meeting 
activities; (8) Update on U.S. DOT ITS Program governance processes and 
status; and (9) Discussion of location, timing, and topics for next 
ITSPAC meeting.
    Since access to the U.S. DOT building is controlled, all persons 
who plan to attend the meeting must notify Mr. Stephen Glasscock, the 
Committee Designated Federal Official, at (202) 366-9536 not later than 
April 1, 2009. Individuals attending the meeting must report for 
admission at the 1200 New Jersey Avenue entrance of the U.S. DOT 
building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space will be 
available on a first come, first served basis. With the approval of Ms. 
Shelley Row, Director of the ITS Joint Program Office, members of the 
public may present oral statements at the meeting. Non-committee 
members wishing to present oral statements or obtain information should 
contact Mr. Glasscock.
    Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by 
U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and 
Innovative Technology Administration, ITS Joint Program Office, 
Attention: Stephen Glasscock, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., HOIT, 
Washington, DC 20590 or faxed to (202) 493-2027. The ITS Joint Program 
Office requests that written comments be submitted prior to the 
    Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an 
interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Mr. Glasscock at 
least seven calendar days prior to the meeting.
    Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and 
the General Services
    Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102-3) covering management 
of Federal advisory committees.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on the 6th day of March, 2009.
John Augustine,
Managing Director, ITS Joint Program Office.
 [FR Doc. E9-5360 Filed 3-11-09; 8:45 am]