[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2013)]
[Page 52997]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20831]



Connected Vehicle Research Program Public Meeting; Notice of 
Public Meeting

AGENCY: ITS Joint Program Office, Research and Innovative Technology 
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.


    The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Intelligent 
Transportation System Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) will host its 
annual free public meeting to provide an overview of the ITS JPO 
Connected Vehicle research program. The meeting will take place 
September 24 to 26, 2013, at the Holiday Inn Arlington at Ballston, 
4610 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA, 22203, 703-243-9800. Persons 
planning to attend the meeting should register online at www.itsa.org/connectedvehicleworkshop.
    The public meeting is the best opportunity to learn details about 
the Connected Vehicle research program in anticipation of the National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration's 2013 decision regarding vehicle 
safety communications for light vehicles and 2014 decision for heavy 
vehicles. The meeting will have focused discussions on the ITS JPO's 
Connected Vehicle safety program, including vehicle-to-vehicle 
communications, safety pilot, vehicle-to-infrastructure communications, 
human factors, and policy. There will also be a special session 
dedicated to the ITS Strategic Plan for 2015 to 2019 including a 
session on the developing USDOT Multimodal Plan for Vehicle Automation. 
The agenda for the meeting will be posted on the ITS JPO Web site at 

About the Connected Vehicle Research Program at USDOT

    Connected Vehicle research at USDOT is a multimodal program that 
involves using wireless communication between vehicles, infrastructure, 
and personal communications devices to improve safety, mobility, and 
environmental sustainability. To learn more about the Connected Vehicle 
program please visit www.its.dot.gov.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on the 21st day of August 2013.
Stephen Glasscock,
Program Analyst, ITS Joint Program Office.
[FR Doc. 2013-20831 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]