TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Please replace the release issued July 12, 2018 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.
The corrected release reads:
FDOT’S FLORIDA 511 RECEIVED TWO NATIONAL MARKETING AWARDS
FL511 campaign honored by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts and PR News Online
The Florida 511 Traveler Information System was awarded two top honors by separate national and renowned organizations in the areas of marketing and social media.
FL511 received the Award of Distinction honors during for 24th Annual Communicator Awards by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The work awarded was the campaign’s creative design of the FL511 promotional car, used as a photo backdrop at conference events and community engagements.
In addition, FL511 is the recipient of the prestigious PR News Social Media Award for the Twitter – Crisis Management Campaign. Their entry submitted was entitled FDOT – FL511 Rapid Response during Hurricane Irma.
“We were thrilled to have received both awards,” stated Russell Allen, P.E., Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Program Development Engineer. It was most certainly a collaborative effort by FDOT’s Transportation Systems Management and Operations (TSM&O) team. We are most appreciative of this national recognition for our efforts and the opportunity to showcase this great tool we have statewide.”
The Florida 511 (FL511) Traveler Information System from the Florida Department of Transportation is the state’s official source for real-time traffic and travel information. The FL511 app, website, twitter feeds and toll free number provides information on Florida’s interstates, toll roads and other major metropolitan roadways, allowing drivers to avoid unnecessary delays, as well as receive updates on crashes, congestion, construction and more. For more information, please visit www.FL511.com.