Tampa Bay May Soon Become a Hot-Spot For Transportation Technology Companies

The USDOT recently awarded us with a $17 million contract in Connected Vehicle Technology. This industry is already in the billions and only expected to grow, as more and more cities will be adopting the concept of “smart cities”. “Smart Cities” will allow us to save lives, make transportation and roads safer, and allow for more efficiency in energy usage.

 

ies will be adopting the concept of “smart cities”. “Smart Cities” will allow us to save lives, make transportation and roads safer, and allow for more efficiency in energy usage.

Tampa is one of the first cities in the country to be testing this technology. According to an article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal, that means “the data collected here on connected and autonomous vehicle technology will be the only data like it in the country and the value for the private sector could be enormous.”


“I think you are going to see businesses cluster around THEA in order to take advantage of the data being collected,” said State Sen. Jeff Brandes, Florida Senate Transportation Committee chairman. You can find the full article at: 
http://www.bizjournals.com/tampabay/news/2015/09/15/tampa-could-soon-be-an-outpost-for-transportation.html

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