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26 August 2014



ITS America Announces 2014 Best of ITS Awards Finalists

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ITS World Congress 2014 Best of ITS Awards

ITS America has announced the list of finalists for the 2014 Best of ITS Awards, the highly competitive program which recognises the most innovative projects and influential achievements in the high-tech transportation community.

Finalists will be recognised, and the winners announced, during the ITS America Awards Breakfast session at the 21st World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 7:30 to 8:30am at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.

The Best of ITS Awards recognises organisations whose projects have demonstrated specific and measurable outcomes and exemplified innovation by establishing a “new dimension” of performance. The finalists, who are recognised for best new product, service or application or best new practice, are:

Best New Innovative Product, Service or Application

•    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): “Cordelia Truck Scale Modernization”
•    Streetline: “Parking: The Killer App for Smart Cities and the Connected Car”
•    District Department of Transportation: “District Commercial Loading Zone Program”
•    Metropolitan Transportation Commission: “511 SF Bay Parking Information System”
•    Iteris: “Iteris Smart Cycle”

Best New Innovative Practice - Outreach

•    Metropolitan Transportation Commission: “511 SF Bay BART Strike Response & Outreach
•    Florida Department of Transportation: “Statewide Marketing for Florida’s 511 Traveler Information System”
•    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): “Enhancement of Traveler and Worker Safety within the SFOBB Detour Structure (S-Curve)”

Best New Innovative Practice - Partnership Deployment

•    Michigan Department of Transportation: “I-94 Truck Parking Information and Management System”
•    Dallas Area Rapid Transit: “Dallas US-75 Integrated Corridor Management”
•    Mississippi Department of Transportation: “Mississippi River Bridges - Incident Management, Freight Movement and Security ITS Project”
•    Washington State Department of Transportation and North/West Passage Program: “Major Event Coordination for I-90/I-94”

Best New Innovative Practice – Research, Design and Innovation

•    Xerox: “Merge Solution for Parking”
•    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): “One-Stop Shop for Rural TIS”
•    Texas Department of Transportation: “TxDOT Wrong-Way Driver Initiative”

Best New Innovative Practice - Rural ITS Project

•    Utah Department of Transportation: “UDOT Citizen Reporter Program”
•    Idaho Transportation Department: “Automated Road Condition Reporting”
•    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans): “Automated Safety Warning System Controller”

Best New Innovative Practice - Sustainability in Transportation

•    City of Norwalk: “ITS Strategic Plan Implementation for "Smart Travel" in City of Norwalk CT”
•    Michigan Department of Transportation: “Statewide AVL and MDSS Implementation”

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