CONNECTED VEHICLES: U.S. DOT to host free public workshops on CV integration with ITS architecture

The workshops will cover National ITS Architecture

Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News June 27, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is planning to host two public workshops to discuss the integration of details of connected-vehicle capabilities into the National Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Architecture.


The workshops will cover National ITS Architecture, version 7.1 integration with the Connected Vehicle Reference Implementation Architecture into ARC-IT Version 8.0.


ARC-IT provides a unifying framework that covers ITS comprehensively, including connected vehicle and traditional infrastructure ITS capabilities,” U.S. DOT reports.


U.S. DOT says the ITS Architecture offers a consistent framework to guide the planning and deployment of ITS and connected-vehicle technologies.


During the workshop, U.S. DOT will seek stakeholder feedback on the content and usability of the next-generation ITS Architecture. This workshop will also illustrate how ARC-IT relates to the National ITS Architecture, Version 7.1, and the CVRIA; describe the tools (what they are, what they are used for, and who should use them in planning for deployment); and describe how ARC-IT fits into the deployment process.


The first workshop will take place July 26-27, 2017, in Dearborn, Mich., while the second will be in San Jose, Calif., from Aug. 9-10, 2017.



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