(1) to research, develop, and operationally test intelligent transportation systems; and
(2) to provide technical assistance in the nationwide application of those systems as a component of the surface transportation systems of the United States.
(A) maintain a repository for technical and safety data collected as a result of federally sponsored projects carried out under sections 512 through 518; and
(B) make, on request, that information (except for proprietary information and data) readily available to all users of the repository at an appropriate cost.
(A) a representative from a State highway department;
(B) a representative from a local highway department who is not from a metropolitan planning organization;
(C) a representative from a State, local, or regional transit agency;
(D) a representative from a metropolitan planning organization;
(E) a private sector user of intelligent transportation system technologies;
(F) an academic researcher with expertise in computer science or another information science field related to intelligent transportation systems, and who is not an expert on transportation issues;
(G) an academic researcher who is a civil engineer;
(H) an academic researcher who is a social scientist with expertise in transportation issues;
(I) a representative from a nonprofit group representing the intelligent transportation system industry;
(J) a representative from a public interest group concerned with safety;
(K) a representative from a public interest group concerned with the impact of the transportation system on land use and residential patterns; and
(L) members with expertise in planning, safety, telecommunications, utilities, and operations.
(A) Provide input into the development of the intelligent transportation system aspects of the strategic plan under section 508.
(B) Review, at least annually, areas of intelligent transportation systems research being considered for funding by the Department, to determine—
(i) whether these activities are likely to advance either the state-of-the-practice or state-of-the-art in intelligent transportation systems;
(ii) whether the intelligent transportation system technologies are likely to be deployed by users, and if not, to determine the barriers to deployment; and
(iii) the appropriate roles for government and the private sector in investing in the research and technologies being considered.
(A) all recommendations made by the Advisory Committee during the preceding calendar year;
(B) an explanation of the manner in which the Secretary has implemented those recommendations; and
(C) for recommendations not implemented, the reasons for rejecting the recommendations.
References in Text
Section 508, referred to in subsec. (h)(3)(A), was repealed by Pub. L. 114–94, div. A, title VI, §6019(d)(1)(A), Dec. 4, 2015, 129 Stat. 1581, effective Oct. 1, 2015.
The Federal Advisory Committee Act, referred to in subsec. (h)(5), is Pub. L. 92–463, Oct. 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 770, which is set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
2015—Pub. L. 114–94, §1446(a)(14), substituted "sections 512 through 518" for "this chapter" wherever appearing.
Subsec. (h)(4). Pub. L. 114–94, §6007, in introductory provisions, substituted "May 1 of each year" for "February 1 of each year after the date of enactment of the Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012" and "make available to the public on a Department of Transportation website" for "submit to Congress".