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DOT - 2604 - Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation - Agency Authority


Committee NameAdvisory Committee on Automation in TransportationAgency NameDepartment of Transportation
Fiscal Year2017Committee Number2604
Original Establishment Date12/20/2016Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYYesPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*25
Current Charter Date12/20/2016Designated Fed Officer Position Title*DFO
Date Of Renewal Charter12/20/2018Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date12/20/2020Designated Federal Officer First Name*John
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle Name
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Augustine
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Agency decision memorandumDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 366-5437
Effective Date Of Authority*9/19/2016Designated Federal Officer Fax*
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary Cmte Designated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Scientific Technical Program Advisory Board


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The ACAT shall undertake information gathering activities, develop technical advice, and present recommendations to the Secretary to further inform this policy, including—but not limited to— automated and connected road and transit vehicle technologies, enhanced freight movement technologies, railroad automated technologies, aviation automated navigation systems technologies, unmanned aircraft systems, and advanced technology deployment in surface transportation environments.
How is membership balanced?*The ACAT will comprise of no more than 25 voting members deemed to reflect various cross-modal perspectives on automated transportation, including vehicle automation, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), robotics, enhanced freight movement, air traffic control next generation technology, and advanced transportation technology deployment. The Secretary of Transportation will seek a membership that is fairly balanced in terms of points of view of the affected interests. Due to the rapid evolution of innovative technologies and the emphasis that must be placed on deployment, ACAT membership shall reflect experience in and familiarity with future innovations in technology, business development, and strategic planning issues.Members of the ACAT may be selected to serve as representative members to the committee, or appointed as Special Government Employees. The ACAT members will serve 4-year terms, provided that the charter is renewed by the Secretary for another two years, with no more than two consecutive term reappointments. All members serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. Members may continue to serve until their replacement has been appointed.
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The committee will meet approximately twice per year. Additional meetings may be convened as deemed necessary.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The objective of this committee is to provide information, advice, and recommendations to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation on matters relating to the development and deployment of automated transportation systems and assess the state of departmental research, policy, and regulatory support within this framework
Why close or partially close meetings?Not Applicable
Recommendation RemarksNot Applicable


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentNoAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesNoAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionNoAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentNot ApplicableNumber Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*Unable to DetermineDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*0Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*No
Number Of Recommendations CommentNot ApplicableAccess Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*0.00%Access Committee WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess GSA FACA WebsiteNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.00%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*NoAccess CommentNot Applicable
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*ACAT was established to serve as a critical resource for the Department in framing federal policy for the continued development and deployment of automated transportation.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$40,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$40,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$1,244.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$1,244.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$41,244.00Est. Total Next FY*$41,244.00
Date Cost Last Modified Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.25
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.25Est Cost Remarks
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