In May 2011 the European Commission decided to create a group of experts on ITS who would advise the Commission on business and technical aspects of the deployment and the use of ITS in the European Union.

Following this decision the European Commission has announced the 25 members of the European ITS Advisory Group including ITS services providers user associations transport and facilities operators manufacturing industry social partners professional associations local authorities and other relevant fora.

ERTICO – ITS Europe and ERTICO’s Partners ACEA (European Automobile Manufacturers Association) FIA (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile) IRU (International Road Union) KAPSCH NXP Semiconductors Orange and Siemens have been appointed among the members of this experts group.

The Advisory Group’s mission will be:

  • assisting the Commission in the preparation of specifications to be adopted as delegated acts under the Intelligent Transport Systems Directive by providing an opinion on the technical and commercial aspects
  • monitoring the evolution of policy in ITS and to advise and provide guidance to the Commission on all other issues related to the deployment and use of ITS in the Union
  • bringing about an exchange of experience and good practice related to the deployment and operation of ITS.

For more information on the European ITS Advisory Group visit the European Commission website.

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Original Publication Date: Mon 20 Feb 2012