The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) represents the interests of the volunteer fire, emergency medical, and rescue organizations in the national arena, United States Congress and federal agencies.

Since 1973 the NVFC, the leading non-profit membership association has served as the voice of the volunteer and provides invaluable tools, resources, education programs, and advocacy for first responders across the nation by providing a unified voice for volunteer Fire/EMS organizations. Through its strategic and collaborative partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, NVFC participates in promoting transportation and public safety technologies and their applications towards safety and efficiencies to incident response, emergency communications and environmental quality efforts. www.nvfc.org



The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is the voice for transportation and catalyst for organizational and technical excellence. AASHTO advocates transportation-related policies and provides technical services to support states in their efforts to efficiently and safely move people and goods.AASHTO is pleased to join the Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG) as they pursue their technology for public safety mission.

Through its strategic partnership with TSAG, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will help advance a national dialogue on transportation technologies and their applications to transportation safety and efficiency, incident management, emergency communications, and environmental quality. www.transportation.org


ACPOThe Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials International (APCO), a member driven association of communications professionals, provides leadership; influences public safety communications decisions of government and industry; promotes professional development; and, fosters the development and use of technology for the benefit of the public. APCO International exists to continuously enhance public safety communications through leadership, professionalism and service.

Through its strategic partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, APCO will participate in advancing a national dialogue on transportation technologies and their applications to transportation safety and efficiency, incident management, emergency communications, and environmental quality. www.apcointl.org


CCITThe California Center for Innovative Transportation (CCIT) accelerates the implementation of research results and the deployment of technical solutions by practitioners to enable a safer, cleaner, and more efficient surface transportation system. CCIT pursues a robust array of services that address societal needs, technical challenges, institutional issues, and stakeholder interests, all within the transportation environment. CCIT collaborates with both the private sector and public agencies to expedite the most relevant innovations.

Through its strategic partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group (TSAG), CCIT participates in promoting transportation and public safety technologies that support safety and efficiency, incident response, emergency communications, and a clean environment. www.calccit.org


IAFCThe International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) represents the leadership of firefighters and emergency responders worldwide. IAFC members are the world's leading experts in firefighting, emergency medical services, terrorism response, hazardous materials spills, natural disasters, search and rescue, responder health and safety and public-safety legislation. Since 1873, the IAFC has provided a forum for its members to exchange ideas, develop professionally and uncover the latest products and services available to first responders. The IAFC provides leadership to career and volunteer chiefs, chief fire officers, company officers and managers of emergency services organizations throughout the international community through vision, information, education, services and representation to enhance their professionalism and capabilities.

Through its strategic partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, IAFC participates in promoting transportation and public safety technologies and their applications to safety and efficiency, to incident response, emergency communications and environmental quality. www.iafc.org


ITS America
The Intelligent Transportation Society of America is the leading advocate for technologies that improve the safety, security and efficiency of the nation's surface transportation system. Our members include private corporations, public agencies, and academic institutions involved in the research, development and design of Intelligent Transportation Systems technologies that enhance safety, increase mobility and sustain the environment.

Beyond administering the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, ITS America stands with TSAG as a full partner in advancing its technology for public safety mission. www.itsa.org


The National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP)

The National Association of EMS Physicians® is an organization of physicians and other professionals partnering to provide leadership and foster excellence in out-of-hospital emergency medical services. The NAEMSP represents the out-of-hospital emergency medical care community as part of its commitment to improving out-of-hospital emergency medical care. The NAEMSP promotes events, publications and products that connect, serve and educate members. The Association acts as a resource and advocates of EMS related decisions in cooperation with organizations throughout the country and the community at large, including agencies of the Federal Government.

Through its strategic partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, NAEMSP participates in promoting transportation and public safety technologies and their applications to safety and efficiency, to incident response, emergency communications and environmental quality. www.naemsp.org


NASEO The National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) promotes a seamless nationwide network of coordinated and accountable state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems. These systems use public health principles, data and evidence as a basis for safe and effective care in day-to-day operations as well as during catastrophic events. To advance this network, NASEMSO supports its members in developing EMS policy and oversight, as well as in providing vision, leadership and resources in the development and improvement of state, regional and local EMS and emergency care systems.

Through its strategic partnership with the Transportation Safety Advancement Group, NASEMSO advances its national dialogue on public safety challenges and opportunities to promote and optimize traveler and emergency responder safety on our nation's transportation systems. www.nasemsd.org


The National Traffic Incident Management Coalition (NTIMC)

The National Traffic Incident Management Coalition (NTIMC) is unique forum of national organizations and stakeholders involved in traffic incident response. Our members represent the Emergency Medical Services, Fire, Law Enforcement, Public Safety Communications, Towing and Recovery, and Transportation communities. The NTIMC promotes multidisciplinary, multi-jurisdictional traffic incident management programs to achieve enhanced responder safety; safe, quick traffic incident clearance; and more prompt, reliable, interoperable communications. WORKING TOGETHER FOR IMPROVED SAFETY, CLEARANCE AND COMMUNICATION. timcoalition.org

Working Together

Strategic Partners

Through formal alliances with like-interest partners, TSAG will leverage its knowledge base and its operating resources to more effectively pursue its technology for public safety objective. With its allied partners, TSAG will work to advance this national dialogue and more specifically to promote and optimize traveler and operator/emergency responder safety on our nation’s roadways.

With active support from its strategic partners and a leveraging of resources, TSAG seeks to broaden its “awareness reach” as it promotes a national dialogue on technologies for public safety and from this dialogue advance awareness of:

  • Emerging Public Safety Technologies
  • ITS Research & Academic Projects
  • ITS Knowledge Transfer
  • ITS Programs Assessment
  • ITS Practices and Lessons Learned
  • ITS Events, Education, and Professional Capacity Building

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