For the third time in five years ITS Georgia was chosen as Outstanding State Chapter by ITS America. A special thank you to Immediate Past President Tom Sever for his leadership. Read the news release. Read the entry.

Congratulations to ITS Georgia members Georgia DOT and Serco for winning a Best of ITS award at the 2016 ITS America Mike-Holt-Head-Shot-2011-200px annual meeting for the Georgia NaviGator Comprehensive ITS Maintenance program. The system has been able to maintain the highest levels of operational availability of ITS through constant monitoring and preventative and responsive maintenance statewide, to reduce overall costs. It has made it possible to achieve 99.34% device availability on approximately 3,000 ITS devices on the system.

For more of the best is ITS, join us September 25 – 27 at beautiful Callaway Gardens for the 2016 ITS Georgia Annual Meeting and Expo. We’ll hear from leading transportation professionals and experts in ITS solutions and deployment. Our exhibitors will be displaying the latest in ITS technology. Visit the conference webpage for more information and join our mailing list for updates.

ITS Georgia is committed to moving forward as an organization, working with ITS America and neighboring chapters to facilitate a better understanding of how ITS can improve safety and mobility. We will work to secure continued funding for ITS deployments through federal, state and local funding sources. We hope to grow our chapter in its membership, programs and outreach efforts to educate the public of the benefits of ITS.

Finally, thanks to GDOT for producing this video of the 20th Anniversary of ITS deployment in Georgia. Read more here.

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Thanks to Our Sponsors

360ns logo 360 Network Solutions
Contact: Billy Stalcup

Working with ITS Engineers and designers across the country, 360ns is able to provide a team of experts to overcome any obstacle and support a product offering featuring the latest technologies in Video Surveillance & Analytics, Industrial Networking, Wireless Communications, Data Collection, and Tolling applications.

We are your trusted provider of technology product lines and infrastructure solutions, backed by a solid guarantee, that we will support you until the job is done. Our mission is to be your trusted, preferred partner to supply, support, and service all your ITS Video, Communication, Data, and Tolling needs.

atkinsAtkins Global
Contact: Ashlyn Morgan

Atkins (formerly PBS&J) offers a full-service intelligent transportation systems (ITS) team that is at the forefront of ITS development and deployment. We have assisted clients by helping them achieve their safety, security, and efficiency goals through ITS deployment. Together, with our agency partners, we have helped our clients finance, design, build, operate, and maintain their ITS infrastructure. Our specialists are considered industry experts throughout the ITS world and are known for their extensive experience in cutting-edge ITS technologies, traffic management systems, incident management programs, and traffic operations. Atkins’ world-class ITS team is made up of subject matter experts in every ITS specialty and has developed sophisticated tools to manage all phases of ITS deployment. We are committed to harnessing the power of ITS technology, while ensuring new technologies work in conjunction with existing systems to support our client’s long-term objectives.

control techControl Technologies
Contact: Mike DayControl Technologies of Central Florida, Inc. has been active in the Traffic Control Systems arena, including ITS applications for over 20 years. We have designed and manufactured over 20,000 Traffic Control Enclosures throughout the U.S. and we are an active importer of European Traffic Technology including Video Detection, Red Light Enforcement and Video Compression / Transmission.
Contact: Keith Strickland

HNTB is a multidisciplinary firm known and respected for our work in transportation, bridges, aviation, architecture, urban design and planning, environmental engineering, water and construction services. We serve our clients with integrity, technical excellence and a commitment to performance— providing quality work, on time, on budget and to the client's satisfaction. The HNTB Companies provide professional services in three primary markets—transportation, architecture and federal.

TempleTemple, Inc.
Contact: Winter Horbel

Temple, Inc., located in Decatur, Alabama, is a family-owned company that’s been serving the Southeast for over 50 years. Temple, Inc. continues to be a pioneer in the vast innovation and distribution of product solutions necessary to support applications from the stand-alone intersection to State-wide control of traffic systems. Throughout its history, Temple, Inc. has been, and remains, committed to matching products and services to customer requirements. Temple, Inc. has developed the right relationships with industry leaders who bring the very best Intelligent Transportation Systems, communications, infrastructure design, and product technologies to market to meet your ever-changing requirements. Now in its fourth generation, Temple, Inc. works diligently to maintain your trust and reputation as a comprehensive solution provider for all things regarding Intelligent Transportation.

Contact: Scott Mohler

Travel by land, by sea or by air, and you will encounter transportation projects AECOM has designed. Whether for a new subway line in New York City, the world’s largest Greenfield port development project in Qatar, a 24-kilometer sea crossing in Malaysia or the major expansion of Los Angeles International Airport, AECOM delivers innovative, award-winning transportation projects from concept through operation. AECOM and URS have joined together as one company. Find out more about URS’ transportation infrastructure offerings for Aviation, Highways & Bridges, Ports & Maritime, and Rail & Mass Transit.

Contact: Marwan Abboud

ARCADIS has defined standards of excellence that reflect a long history of leadership in the fields of infrastructure, buildings, environment, and communication. In buildings, infrastructure, communication, and environmental projects, our clients have come to expect the highest levels of service - and we deliver.

greshamGresham Smith & Partners
Contact: Carla Holmes

Gresham, Smith and Partners (GS&P) was founded in 1967 in Nashville, Tennessee. Today, GS&P is an organization of over 600 professionals working from offices in 14 cities. GS&P has the depth to provide a full range of technical design services in such diverse market areas as transportation, environmental, aviation, land planning and urban design, corporate and healthcare architecture and industrial. We manage a multitude of projects across the country and around the globe, yet we continue to uphold our core values of Integrity, Respect, Commitment and Teamwork.

Contact: Marco Friend

As a broad-based technical professional consulting firm, we offer a complete range of services to help our clients maintain a competitive edge in their respective markets. From feasibility studies and planning to operations and maintenance (O&M), we customize our services to meet your business and project goals. Our global network of technical experts works under a boundaryless, seamless philosophy so that you receive the best, most economical project or program solution, worldwide.

Contact: Kenn Fink

Kimley-Horn provides a wide range of consulting services to public and private clients for both the visible "built environment" roadways and bridges, land developments, traffic signals, water/sewer systems, airports, landscape architecture, transit systems and the less-visible elements related to these facilities. We are civil, transportation, and systems engineers; urban and land planners; environmental specialists; landscape architects and urban designers; and computer/systems specialists. And while we are not contractors or constructors, we routinely provide construction-related services as part of our projects.

WSP PBParsons Brinckerhoff
Contact: Mike Holt

Smart, efficient transportation management is critical in an era of increasing travel demand, capacity constraints, and heightened awareness of the environmental impact of transportation. Parsons Brinckerhoff is an international leader in ITS planning, design, implementation, and ongoing program support. Our ITS expertise is a key aspect of our broader capabilities in the management, operation, and staffing of transportation and transit systems. Our operational focus emphasizes performance measurement, development of options based on real-time conditions, and infrastructure-based operational enhancements.

We provide a wide range of services related to ITS—from support for policy and program development to planning, design, systems engineering, construction services, operations, and Owner’s Engineer/General Engineering Consultant services. We offer expertise in leading-edge areas such as connected vehicle research, environmental performance monitoring, active transportation and demand management, managed lanes, and Transportation Management Center (TMC) operations. Parsons Brinckerhoff has a national ITS practice with a deep bench of regional and local resources. We can bring to bear the right level of expertise to address any need. We are ready to support clients in maximizing their transportation infrastructure investments to meet 21st-century objectives.
worldfiberWorld Fiber
Contact: Yancy Bachmann

World Fiber Technologies has over the past 10 years grown to be one of the most respected general and electrical contractors in the Mid Atlantic, South Central and South East regions. We employ on an annual average approximately 100 to 140 employees. We are pre-qualified and licensed as a general, utilities and electrical contractor in ten states in the southern regions of the United States. World Fiber Technologies specializes, installs and maintains ITS, ATMS and Traffic Signalization systems including variable message signs, closed circuit video cameras, fiber optic cables, road sensors, vehicle detection devices, programmable traffic signals, electronic sensors and highway lighting. World Fiber Technologies also services the Power and Telecommunications Industries. We are committed to providing the highest quality construction, on time project completions and dedicated service to our customers and end users. World Fiber Technologies is headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia.

Contact: Hadi Daryadel

Core Tec Communications, LLC was established early in 1997 bringing the latest in digital video communications technology to the transportation, security, military, and industrial markets. The company’s founders have over 35 years of engineering, technical, marketing, and management experience in the design and manufacturing of these products. Products designed by Core Tec are highly robust and deliver superb performance in tough environments. They feature expanded temperature operating ranges, rugged packaging, and advanced electronic design . The products feature easy-to-use LCD diagnostic displays, providing system and environmental status. Products are further designed for harsh environments and are tested to a variety of industry standards including and NEMA TS-2 for the transportation market .

North Cherokee Electrical Contractors
Contact: Danny Wilkerson

North Cherokee Electrical has been serving the North Georgia area since 1986 – using only drug-free certified technicians that strive to exceed your expectations for quality and affordable service. It is the goal and policy of North Cherokee Electrical to provide the most efficient electrical service and quality installations to “strive for perfection in everything we do

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