SAN JOSE, CA (June 12, 2016) – The Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia (ITS Georgia) was named Outstanding State Chapter for 2016 by the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. The announcement was made at the ITS America 2016 Convention in San Jose, California.
“ITS America State Chapter Awards are given annually to the State Chapters that have demonstrated a superb level of programming, fostered the highest qualities of leadership among its members, advocated for ITS solutions at the state and regional levels, and provided outstanding value overall to its membership,” said Regina Hopper, ITS America President and CEO. “We are pleased to recognize ITS Georgia again this year as one of our top Chapters.”
“This is the highest form of recognition a state chapter can receive, and on behalf of Immediate Past President Tom Sever, we are pleased to have been selected by the ITS America Board of Directors as an Outstanding State Chapter,” said ITS Georgia President Mike Holt. “This award is a reflection of the commitment our board, directors and members have made to advance the safety, mobility and efficiency benefits of ITS solutions in Georgia. Tom’s leadership has guided us in becoming one of the most active chapters in the country.”
The ITS America Outstanding State Chapter Awards are presented to one chapter in each of four divisions. ITS Georgia is in division two which also includes California, Florida, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Texas. ITS Georgia most recently won the award in 2014 and 2012. To read the winning award application, click here.
About ITS Georgia
The Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia is a group of organizations that support Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology as a way to significantly reduce congestion and improve the safety, mobility and efficiency of our transportation system. ITS Georgia provides a forum for advocacy, facilitation, integration, and for learning more about ITS. ITS Georgia members include federal, state and local transportation agencies, ITS technology and service providers, large private and commercial transportation system users, universities, and other interested parties with missions that involve, or are affected by, the transportation system. Visit www.itsga.org for more information.