Caltrans, the California Department of Transportation, has joined OmniAir Consortium.
Caltrans manages more than 50,000 miles of California’s highway and freeway lanes, provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with local agencies.
Caltrans carries out its mission with six primary programs: Aeronautics, Highway Transportation, Mass Transportation, Transportation Planning, Administration, and the Equipment Service Center.
Since its creation 50 years ago, Caltrans has managed one of the most complex transportation systems in the nation and helped play a vital role in creating the world’s fourth largest economy.
“We are delighted that Caltrans, one of the largest, most innovative, forward-thinking transportation organizations in the United States as our newest member,” said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir®. “Caltrans has long been a leader in the deployment of intelligent transportation systems, and other advanced mobility programs. We look forward to working together to advance interoperability and certification for transportation technologies.”
OmniAir offers independent, third-party testing and certification programs through a network of independent test laboratories, using qualified test equipment and validated test cases. OmniAir currently offers certification for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) technologies and RFID tolling tags and readers. OmniAir Working Groups are developing new certification solutions to include Road Usage Charge (RUC), V2X safety applications, and Aftermarket Safety Devices (ASD).
OmniAir and its members from across industry, government, and academia are working collaboratively towards smarter and more connected transportation systems, paving the way for a safer, more efficient, and environmentally responsible future. For more information about membership opportunities, please contact Ryan Hall, Vice President of Business Development, or join online.
About OmniAir Consortium
OmniAir Consortium is the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles. OmniAir’s membership includes public agencies, private companies, research institutions, and independent test laboratories. Learn more about OmniAir at www.omniair.org