Tampa transit system invests in smart tech for connected vehicles

For Full Story: 83 Degrees Article By: Dyllan Furness   Tampa is updating its traffic management system for the 21st Century. Funded through a $40-million grant from the Florida Department of Transportation, the transit system upgrade will include new equipment, such as cameras, sensors, and fiber-optic cables, as well as software, Read More

Tampa Streetcar success could be a model for bigger transit enhancement

For Full Story: Florida Politics Article By: Janelle Irwin Taylor   Clarence Eng, the smart mobility and transit practice leader for the consulting group Kimley-Horn, cautioned Hillsborough residents to take transit progress slow, but steady, because it’s the best way to get big projects funded and done. Eng has been working Read More

Port Canaveral

Port Canaveral’s giant new cargo crane can handle everything from containers to rocket boosters

For Full Story: Florida Today Article By: Dave Berman   Port Canaveral Chief Executive Officer John Murray says the port’s new mobile harbor crane will provide more flexibility for the port’s cargo operations. “We can use it for just about any type of cargo that comes” into the port — Read More

New rest rea and weigh station sensors will soon help truckers find parking faster

For Full Story: ABC Action News Article By: Staff   Drivers who regularly use I-75 and I-4 may notice new signs near rest areas and weigh stations. The Florida Department of Transportation is testing its two million dollar commercial truck parking availability system. Starting in May, the signs will use Read More