This Issues Report summarises issues relating to ITS and vehicle connectivity, in the context of the output from the FACITS Project. FACITS, which stands for Framework Architecture and Classification for Intelligent Transportation Systems, was a UK 8-month collaborative research project from July 2008 to March 2009. The FACITS Process is effectively an ITS risk management procedure to be applied at the initial development phase for ITS applications. The main theme of the project was integrity of data from source to consumption. FACITS was developed primarily under the context of facilitating the integration of ITS applications. However, it has also been shown to be beneficial regardless of integration, providing: confidence in ITS systems developed; a method for determining the required data integrity from a number of stakeholder viewpoints; common terminology, which is understood across the various domains involved in ITS. This report: gives an overview of the FACITS Process; discusses the key discoveries from the project; and summarises the key issues raised.

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