BLOG: Gov. Wolf Announces Plow Truck Tracking Now Publicly Viewable Through 511PA (ROUND-UP)

first_img January 12, 2016 By: Megan Healey, Deputy Press Secretary Government That Works,  Infrastructure,  Innovation,  Round-Up,  The Blog,  Transportation As part of an expanded technology pilot, the public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter at www.511PA.com, Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday. The announcement is part of the Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system pilot first announced by the governor in October, which improves PennDOT’s information on vehicle movement and usage of winter materials.Check out the coverage:WTAJ: VIDEO: New technology tracks snow plows“Snow is coming our way, which means you’ll see more plow trucks out on the roads. Now, you can also track them online. Wondering if the roads have been salted or plowed recently?  PennDOT has you covered.”WJAC: VIDEO: PennDOT Goes Live With Plow Truck Tracking“PennDOT is now going live with its new plow truck tracking system. Governor Tom Wolf announced the new Automated Location System on Monday. The system is meant to improve PennDOT’s information on vehicle movement and usage of winter materials within 700 plow trucks in Pennsylvania, PennDOT officials said.”York Dispatch: You can now track PennDOT plows“Should wintery weather finally reach York County, you’ll be able to find out which highways are being cleared by state-operated plow trucks. The public can view the near real-time location of hundreds of snow plows by going online to 511Pa.com. The program is part of the Automated Vehicle Location system pilot first announced by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in October, according to a news release issued by the governor’s office on Monday.”LNP: Near real-time tracking of PennDOT plow trucks available online“If it ever snows this winter, you’ll be able to monitor the work of hundreds of the state’s plow trucks as they clear interstates and major expressways. At www.511PA.com, the public can view the near real-time location of more than 500 state Department of Transportation plow trucks and some 200 contracted rental trucks.”York Daily Record: Public can track state plows online this winter“When it finally snows this winter, you might be able to see if a state plow truck is rumbling your way. Through the Automated Vehicle Location System pilot, the public can view the location of more than 500 PennDOT plow trucks and more than 200 contracted rental trucks through the 511PA website this winter, according to a news release from Gov. Tom Wolf’s office.”Carlisle Sentinel: Pa. introduces plow truck tracking“Gov. Tom Wolf Monday announced a new system that will allow residents to track more than 700 plow trucks this winter. The public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter at www.511PA.com. Wolf said this is part of the Automated Vehicle Location system pilot, which was first announced in October and improves PennDOT’s information on vehicle movement and usage of winter materials.”Tribune-Review: PennDOT website to track where trucks clear snowy roads“With a few clicks of a mouse, motorists will get information about where PennDOT trucks are plowing snow on interstates and other expressways. As part of a pilot program anticipated to expand during the next few years, the state transportation agency will display plows at work via the website www.511pa.com. Transportation officials said they get a better look at their winter maintenance operation through the automated vehicle location system. Motorists get the added benefit of seeing where truck operators are toiling.”Daily Item: New app shows where trucks are plowing snow“With winter weather comes the annual annoyance of time spent dusting off your car, scraping your windshield and waiting patiently for the roads to become passable. Wait no longer: You can now monitor hundreds of the state’s plow trucks remotely, and in real-time, as part of a new Pennsylvania Department of Transportation pilot program, the Automated Vehicle Location system.”Titusville Herald: New PennDOT app lets you see where the plows are“Want to know if PennDOT plows are headed to your area? There’s an app for that. As part of an expanded technology pilot, the public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.”Northcentral PA: Gov. Wolf Announces Plow Truck Tracking Now Publicly Viewable Through 511PA“As part of an expanded technology pilot, the public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter at www.511PA.com, Governor Tom Wolf announced today. The announcement is part of the Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system pilot first announced by the governor in October, which improves PennDOT’s information on vehicle movement and usage of winter materials.”WKBN: Ohio and Pa. road crews preparing for snowfall“As part of an expanded technology pilot, the public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter at www.511PA.com, Governor Tom Wolf announced on Monday. The announcement is part of the Automated Vehicle Location (AVL) system pilot first announced by the governor in October, which improves PennDOT’s information on vehicle movement and usage of winter materials.” Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolfcenter_img BLOG: Gov. Wolf Announces Plow Truck Tracking Now Publicly Viewable Through 511PA (ROUND-UP) SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img