Extendable Five-year Agreement Provides Operations Services and Staff for Tampa Bay SunGuide Center in Florida DOT’s District 7
- Deal represents expansion of company’s operations services business in a key geographic market
- Florida DOT embraces “proactive operations culture” for District 7 RTMC, with the aim of improving safety and efficiency of transportation system
SANTA ANA, Calif. – June 12, 2018 – Iteris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITI), the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, today announced that it has been awarded a $3.2 million sub-contract agreement to provide operations services and staff to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 7 regional traffic management center (RTMC) in Tampa, Florida, representing an expansion of Iteris’ operations services business in a key geographic market.
Under the terms of the sub-contract, with Lucent Group, Inc., Iteris will supply traffic management center (TMC) operations services and staff for a minimum of five years. The program supports FDOT’s commitment to a “proactive operations culture”, which takes a more purposeful approach to seeking and anticipating traffic-related issues with the goal of improving road safety and efficiency for travelers.
Tasks may also include integrating future I-75 managed lanes to the RTMC, co-management of arterial and freeway operations, and design and construction oversight of the new operator workstations’ floor layout.
“FDOT is demonstrating its commitment to improving traffic safety and efficiency in this key part of the state,” said Moe Zarean, vice president and assistant general manager, eastern region, Transportation Systems at Iteris. “We look forward to leveraging the expertise from our TMC staffing engagements across the country to resolve the issues facing freeways and arterial roads throughout District 7.”
Iteris’ Transportation Systems business unit provides public and private entities, including local city agencies, counties, institutions and state DOTs, comprehensive TMC solutions, encompassing everything from design concept to installation, configuration and staffing.
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Iteris is the global leader in applied informatics for transportation and agriculture, turning big data into big breakthrough solutions. We collect, aggregate and analyze data on traffic, roads, weather, water, soil and crops to generate precise informatics that lead to safer transportation and smarter farming. Municipalities, government agencies, crop science companies, farmers and agronomists around the world use our solutions to make roads safer and travel more efficient, as well as farmlands more sustainable, healthy and productive. Visit www.iteris.com for more information and join the conversation on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
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