News List

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate the Launch of North Avenue Smart Corridor Project

Post Date:09/13/2017 11:57 AM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Anne Torres, Director
404-330-6423, office
404-904-2618, cell
amtorres@atlantaga.gov

Christina Cruz-Benton, Press Information Officer
404-546-1465, office
404-807-2438, cell
ccbenton@atlantaga.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 13, 2017

 Media Advisory

Mayor Kasim Reed to Celebrate the Launch of North Avenue Smart Corridor Project

WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Russell McMurry, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Transportation
Dr. G.P. "Bud" Peterson, President, Georgia Tech

WHAT:

Mayor Reed will be joined by GDOT Commissioner Russel McMurry and Georgia Tech President Dr. G.P. “Bud” Peterson to celebrate the launch of the North Avenue Smart Corridor Demonstration Project. 

The North Avenue Smart Corridor Demonstration Project, funded by the Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Bond, leverages multiple “smart” technologies that will convert data into actionable information to transform operations in this important corridor.  

The project deploys the latest technology in adaptive signal systems for a safer and more efficient flow of all modes of transportation. The technology also facilitates improved emergency response by prioritizing fire engines and ambulances traveling through the corridor. 

The event will feature an autonomous vehicle demonstration. 

WHEN:

Thursday, September 14, 2017
10:30 a.m.

WHERE:

Ponce City Market
675 Ponce de Leon Ave., NE, Atlanta, GA
Amphitheater located at the North Avenue entrance

NOTE:

Media are asked to RSVP for the second portion of the autonomous and driver-assisted vehicle demonstrations. Limited parking is available for credentialed media on Glen Iris Drive, between North Avenue and Ponce de Leon Avenue. Additional paid parking will be available in the Ponce City Market deck. 

###

 For more information about the City of Atlanta, please visit http://www.atlantaga.gov or watch City Channel 26. Follow the City of Atlanta on Facebook and Twitter @CityofAtlanta. Follow Mayor Reed on Facebook and Twitter @Kasim Reed

View Full Site