New 511 Mobile App a Valuable Resource for Florida Travelers and Commuters

Published: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:26 AM.

    * Traffic camera views associated with incidents

    * Audible recording of incidents

“FDOT aims to provide traffic information to Florida’s residents and visitors in a variety of ways, so they can receive information in the manner that best fits their lifestyle,” said Elizabeth Birriel, Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Program Manager, FDOT. “The launch of the 511 Android app comes just in time for the Labor Day weekend, allowing the majority of smartphone users to have traffic updates at their fingertips.”

Accessing traffic information is more convenient than ever with this addition to 511’s suite of resources. There are four convenient ways for motorists to receive traffic updates with the 511 system:           

    * Call 511 toll free for updates in English and Spanish.

    * Visit, with interactive roadway maps showing traffic congestion and crashes, traffic camera views and travel times.

    * Download the free Florida 511 app available for Android and Apple devices.

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