U.S. Department of Transportation Announces Vehicle-to-Infrastructure Guidance

Earlier today the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) released their Vehicle-to-Infrastructure (V2I) guidance that is geared to improve safety and mobility by accelerating the deployment of V2I communication systems. This new guidance is aligned with the (V2V) vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology that was proposed late last year in an effort to reduce crashes.  “The publication of this […]

Former VDOT Spokesman Ryan Hall Joins OmniAir as Director of Marketing and Communications

Washington DC, Jan. 3, 2017 – OmniAir Consortium Inc., www.omniAir.org, announces that Ryan Hall has joined OmniAir as the director of marketing and communications and a member of our executive team, reporting to executive director Jason Conley.  

OmniAir Applauds USDOT Proprosed Rule on Connected Vehicles

OmniAir Consortium, the leading industry association promoting ITS interoperability, applauds the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Connected Vehicles.  The proposed rule, issued yesterday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), would mandate that automakers include Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) wireless communications technology in all new light duty vehicles.

New OmniAir Working Groups on Vehicle Connectivity and Emerging Technologies

OmniAir Consortium, the leading industry association promoting ITS interoperability, announces the formation of three new working groups to advance the interoperability of Connected Vehicles and emerging transportation payment applications.

OmniAir Congratulates Elaine Chao on Nomination as Transportation Secretary

OmniAir Consortium Executive Director Jason Conley issues statement congratulating Elaine Chao on her nomination nomination to serve as the United States Secretary of Transportation.

Election Results and the ITS Industry Pubished by Jason Conley, OmniAir & OCS Executive Director

A few thoughts on what the election results might mean for the ITS community and OmniAir. Written by Jason Conley, OmniAir & OCS Executive Director.

ITS World Congress Presentations on Testing and Certifications

Connected Vehicle certification was a topic of conversation this week at the 2016 ITS World Congress in Melbourne, Australia.

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FCC Announces Device Testing Schedule

On October 7, the Federal Communications Commission Office of Engineering and Technology (OET)  issued a Public Notice, announcing a schedule for testing U-NII-4 devices.

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USDOT Connected Vehicle PlugFest

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) will hold its next Connected Vehicle PlugFest in Novi, Michigan on November 15-18, 2016.

OmniAir Consortium Elects New Board Members

OmniAir Consortium’s Board welcomes three new Directors.  Elected to the Board are Suzanne Murtha of ATKINS, Tim Baker from MTA Bridges and Tunnels, and Dmitri Khijniak of 7layers, Inc.