Nation’s Leading Transportation Technology Association Applauds Call for Innovation in the State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – ITS America President and CEO Scott Belcher issued the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address on Tuesday:
“The President’s State of the Union hit the mark in focusing on investing in our nation’s infrastructure, advancing new research and technology, and ensuring that our education system supports a 21st century workforce. Innovation is the key to our ability to compete in the global marketplace. China, Japan and other countries are investing heavily in intelligent transportation technologies to modernize their infrastructure and spur private sector innovation and job creation. We need to show the same commitment to innovation within the transportation sector as we do in the energy, health care, and other sectors.