Tim Drake

Vice President, Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ITS America

Timothy Drake serves as ITS America’s Vice President for Public Policy and Regulatory Affairs. In this position, Mr. Drake is responsible for developing ITS America’s policy positions on transportation and infrastructure issues including automated and connected vehicles, sustainability, smart infrastructure, cybersecurity, and Mobility on Demand. He is also responsible for ITS America’s interactions with federal agencies as they develop guidance and regulations to implement federal law and policy in these areas.

Prior to joining ITS America, Mr. Drake was a Public Policy Associate at Squire Patton Boggs, LLP, working on transportation and infrastructure policy and regulatory affairs. Mr. Drake advised public and private sector clients on the development and implementation of comprehensive strategic plans regarding transportation policy, legislation, regulation, and funding priorities. He worked with clients in a variety of issue areas, including public transportation, infrastructure funding, automated vehicles, transportation technologies, safety regulations, unmanned aircraft systems, economic development, and federal agency procurement.

Mr. Drake is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center (JD) and The Ohio State University (BA).

11:20 - 11:40

April 28th Conference Day One

Clarifying the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law: What are the Opportunities of Support for Transport Projects?

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), commonly referred to as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, released an unprecedented $1.2 Trillion of funding for Infrastructure investment.

In this presentation we unpack the detail of that funding as it pertains to transport projects; exactly how much is available and for what?


Timothy DrakeVice President of Public Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA)