Handle Traffic Like a Pro This Football Season with Florida 511

Download the 511 Mobile App, Visit FL511.com, Call 511 or Follow #FL511 on Twitter Safety isn’t just a position on the football field, it’s the most important thing on the road, too. That’s why the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is encouraging Florida residents and visitors to check its 511 Traveler Information System before and…

FDOT laying groundwork for future technology

Across the globe, transportation agencies and car makers are testing smart cars and smart highways – including autonomous cars and trucks that drive themselves. But before any of that technology can work on U.S. highways, major investments in technology and infrastructure have to be made in the form of cameras, video detection devices, variable message…

Florida 511 could save you time and frustration

Know before you go is an appropriate term when you consider maneuvering traffic in areas where congestion or other events could delay or alter your normal route. One key event around Jacksonville this week and weekend is THE PLAYERS Championship. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) encourages travelers heading to THE PLAYERS Championship on May 10-15 to…

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Jacksonville welcomes Florida-Georgia rivalry back to town

Jacksonville has been home to the University of Florida-University of Georgia football rivalry since 1933, and last year, more than 132,000 fans traveled to the game from out of town. With Northeast Florida’s roadways at their busiest this weekend for the big game and Halloween, safety information is especially important for visitors and residents alike.If…