Posted on Aug 19, 2014

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 19, 2014) — Achieving one of its highest honors, Global-5 Communications’ statewide marketing campaign for the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) 511 Traveler Information System has been selected as a nominee in the Best of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Awards.

“At a time of increasing competition, our Florida 511 usage numbers continue to grow and that is what motivates us to do more each and every day,” said Mary Hamill, president and CEO of Global-5. “There is a huge demand for FDOT’s real-time traffic information and the earned media and partnership marketing approach we pioneered for FDOT continues to deliver that information to Florida’s 19-million residents and 94-million annual visitors. We are very grateful to FDOT for allowing us to do this important work and to the 2014 World Congress Best of ITS nominating committee for recognizing Florida 511’s achievements.”

Florida 511 will be in the running for the category of Best New Innovative Practice – Outreach, and winners will be announced in September at the World Congress in Detroit. The Best of ITS Awards honors the most innovative, effective and influential achievements in the ITS industry.

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