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Traffic Gridlock- Fighting Technologies to be Showcased in NYC

November 17, 2008

On Nov. 17-20, 2008, members of the media and public will have the opportunity to experience the impact of cutting-edge safety and mobility technologies that can save lives, reduce congestion and enhance the daily commute. Over four days, real-time traffic, transit and road safety information will be demonstrated live on the streets of Manhattan as part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s SafeTrip-21 initiative.

SafeTrip-21 supports the use of advanced technology to improve safety, and reduce gridlock on America’s roadways. Visuals available at www.rita.dot.gov/videos/.

WHO: Paul R. Brubaker, Administrator, Research and Innovative Technology Administration (available for interviews)

WHAT: Live Demonstrations of SafeTrip-21 Technologies

WHEN: Media Availability
Nov. 17, 2008 12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Networked Traveler
Nov. 17-19, 2008 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.,12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.  and 2:30 p.m.(or on request) Nov. 20, 2008 8:30 a.m., 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

11th Avenue Integrated Show
November 17-19, 2008  1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. (EDT)

Mobile Millennium
November 18, 2008 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EDT)

WHERE:Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W 34th St
New York, NY‎