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Cobb Commute wins GTA Technology Award

(Marietta, GA - August 8, 2016) Georgia Technology Authority staff has awarded Cobb Commute top honors in Georgia’s 2016 Technology Innovation Showcase.

The web-based application is a collaborative effort between Cobb DOT and the Information Services Department and offers real time traffic conditions for local commuters.

“Cobb Commute is a prime example of how digital media can be used to enable citizens to access information and services that make their lives easier," said Sharon Stanley, director, Cobb County Information Services.

"Expanded web and mobile access to key county services will enrich residents’ interaction with Cobb Government and support transparency,” she said.

A total of 18 projects from 12 state and local government agencies were nominated for the 2016 showcase. Each nominated project was evaluated according to how well it met the following criteria:

• Level of innovation in addressing a specific business problem
• Significance to improving business processes and operating efficiency
• Significance to financial savings or cost avoidance
• Significance to enhancing service delivery to external or internal customers

Launched in 2015, Cobb Commute is accessible online at cobbcommute.org. For more information on the Technology InnoInnovation Showcase and the award recipients, visit the GTA website.

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