Notice of Intent to Adopt ATC 5401 Standard v02A (API) Effective-2/12-3/13/20

By Nicola Tavares posted 02-12-2020 11:21 AM

ATC 5401 Application Programming Interface (API) Standard for the Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC) Version 02A (v02A.35) was accepted as a Recommended Standard by the Advanced Transportation Controller (ATC) Joint Committee (JC). The ATC JC is made up of representatives of the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).

How to view the draft standard:
Between now and March 13, 2020, ATC 5401 Standard v02A and the Standards Development Report are available on the ITE Website

Effective date of the standard:
The effective date when this “Notice of Intent to Adopt” is deemed complete as of March 13, 2020 close of business, if no appeal is received. The next and final step to adopt the standard is obtaining the approval of the ITE International Board of Direction. Under the terms of the MOU for ITS standards, the standard development process is complete for this standard, once AASHTO, ITE and NEMA have individually approved the standard.

The deadline to appeal the adoption of this standard as an ITE standard is Friday, March 13, 2020 close of business.

If no appeal is received:
The ITE International Board of Direction (IBOD) will ballot the standard and once approved by the IBOD, then the standard is an ITE approved standard. It will be available for a no-cost free download for a period of at least one year.

How to file an appeal:
If you wish to appeal the adoption of the ATC 5201 Standard v06A, submit an appeal by close of business Friday, March 13, 2020 to:

ITE Headquarters
1627 Eye Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Attn: Siva Narla