This notice announces, pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 72–363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a meeting of the Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Advisory Committee (ITSPAC). The meeting will be held on January 6, 2011, from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., and January 7, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the MetroCenter Auditorium Conference Room, 101 Eighth Street, Oakland, California.
The ITSPAC, established under Section 5305 of Public Law 109–59, Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, August 10, 2005, and re-chartered on February 7, 2010, was created to advise the Secretary of Transportation on all matters relating to the study, development, and implementation of intelligent transportation systems. Through its sponsor, the ITS Joint Program Office (JPO), the ITSPAC makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding ITS Program needs, objectives, plans, approaches, content, and progress.
Following is the meeting's preliminary agenda. January 6: (1) Opening Remarks by Dr. Joseph Sussman, Committee Chairman; (2) Welcome Remarks by Dr. Robert Bertini, Deputy Administrator, RITA; (3) Discussion of the ITSPAC's Report and Mode of Operations; and (4) The Platform Approach and IntelliDriveSM Discussion. January 7: (1) Multimodalism Discussion; (2) Committee Mode of Operation Discussion (Continued); and (3) Summary and Wrap Up.
The meeting will be open to the public, but space will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public who wish to present oral statements at the meeting must request approval from Mr. Stephen Glasscock, the Committee Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 366–9126 no later than December 27, 2010.
Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, ITS Joint Program Office, Attention: Stephen Glasscock, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., HOIT, Room E33–415, Washington, DC 20590 or faxed to (202) 493–2027. The JPO requests that written comments be submitted no later than December 27, 2010.
Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and the General Services Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102–3) covering management of Federal advisory committees.
Issued in Washington, DC, on the 8th day of December 2010.
Managing Director, ITS Joint Program Office.
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