The ITS America MOD Task Force is responsible for guiding the formation of the MODA. Chris Murray, President and CEO of Kapsch TrafficCom North America, and Roger Millar, Secretary, Washington State Department of Transportation, serve as the ITS America MOD Task Force co-chairs. Focused on fostering an environment for a scalable, repeatable MOD model that allows for regional differences, our 2019 events will:
1) address a common set of challenges (e.g., defining common terminology, payments systems, access/equity, privacy/cybersecurity, and legislative/regulatory, etc.);
2) facilitate regional MOD efforts to develop a lessons-learned white paper; and
3) educate policymakers and the public about the benefits of MOD.
2019 Highlights and Activities
January 2019 - April 2019: Formation of MOD Alliance guided by ITS America Mobility Task Force.
Discussions with stakeholders about MOD Alliance agenda and focus for 2019
Membership recruitment, creation of Web site and collateral materials
January 15, 2019: Task Force meeting in Washington, DC in conjunction with TRB Annual Meeting
January 28, 2019: Capitol Hill MOD Roundtable: Providing Seamless Mobility for Consumers
April 4, 2019: MOD Alliance Launch Event/Forum in Seattle, WA to discuss key challenges and opportunities for regional collaboration
June 3, 2019: MOD Alliance Forum in Washington, DC in conjunction with ITS America Annual Meeting
October 23, 2019: MOD Alliance/MaaS Forum in conjunction with the 2019 ITS World Congress in Singapore
December 9, 2019: MOD Alliance Forum in Los Angeles focused on lessons learned and next steps
Other activities: Webinars throughout the year, promotion of public-private sector partnerships, and identification of and advocacy for MOD funding