How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Bring U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure into the 21st Century

U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), chairman of the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, will convene a subcommittee hearing titled “How the Internet of Things (IoT) Can Bring U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure into the 21st Century” on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at **9:45 a.m. (time change from 10:00 a.m.).

The hearing will explore how businesses and government use new technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), to enhance the efficiency of infrastructure and transportation across the country. Witnesses have been asked to testify on their unique projects, successes, and challenges with utilizing IoT technology in the transportation sector. Witnesses will also discuss their views on the appropriate role of the federal government in promoting innovation, adopting new technologies, and protecting safety in transportation and infrastructure projects.


•    The Honorable Carlos Monje, Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation
•    Ms. Seleta Reynolds, General Manager, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
•    Mr. Jordan Kass, President of Managed Services, C.H. Robinson
•    Mr. Doug Davis, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Intel Corporation
•    Dr. Robert Edelstein, Senior Vice President, AECOM
Hearing Details:

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
9:45 a.m. ET
Subcommittee Hearing
Senate Russell Building 253
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Majority Statement

  • Senator Deb Fischer


  • The Honorable Carlos Monje

    Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Ms. Seleta Reynolds

    General Manager
    Los Angeles Department of Transportation
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  • Mr. Jordan Kass

    President of Managed Services
    C.H. Robinson
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  • Mr. Doug Davis

    Senior Vice President and General Manager
    Intel Corporation
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  • Dr. Robert Edelstein

    Senior Vice President
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