Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia Kicks Off 2017 Annual Meeting in Savannah
The latest in connected vehicle and Smart Cities technology on display
SAVANNAH, GA (October 9, 2017) – The Intelligent Transportation Society of Georgia today welcomed approximately 200 transportation professionals and guests from around the nation to Savannah for the 2017 ITS Georgia Annual Meeting and Expositions – 20 Years of Technical Innovations in Georgia. The meeting is being held through October 10, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah.
“This is a very special annual meeting for ITS Georgia in many ways – it is our most highly attended event in history, it marks the 20th anniversary of our organization and shows the incredible advances in transportation technology since the first intelligent transportation system was installed in Georgia some 20 years ago,” said Mike Holt, President of ITS Georgia. “We are featuring many of those advances at the meeting and giving a glimpse of some new things to come.”
Topics to be covered in the meeting include the latest in Smart Cities technology with examples of deployment in Georgia, connected vehicles technology, including using smartphones, Coastal Georgia ITS projects, an analysis of the effect of solar eclipse migration on traffic and using intelligent transportation solutions to reduce highway injuries and death.
Technology on display will include smart traffic signals, vehicle sensing, remote asset management machine vision systems and drones to monitor traffic.
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 performance, safety 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.
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