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Life-Saving Advice for Freeway Travelers

Mar 10th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 10, 2021) - - Joshua Shideler, Public Information Officer - Office: 713-881-3041 - - Ruth Diaz, Staff Analyst - Office: 713-881-3044 - - Itís Only a White Line Campaign Prioritizes Life-Saving Acts - - When a traveler is stopped on a busy freeway, the risk of being injured or killed in a secondary crash increases by the minute. Whether a motorist has a vehicle breakdown or a fender bender, Houston TranStar ...   more

   Only a White Line Clearance FINAL.PDF

TranStar Initiates Campaign to Prevent Freeway Deaths

Feb 9th, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (February 9, 2021) - - Joshua Shideler, Public Information Officer - Office: 713-881-3044 - - TranStar Initiates Itís Only a White Line Campaign to Prevent Deaths - of Stranded Motorists and Pedestrians on Freeways - - With more than five million registered vehicles in its service area, Houston TranStar is launching Itís Only a White Line to help prevent loss of life and injuries to stranded motorists and pedestrians ...   more

   Only a White Line Release.pdf

San Jacinto River Fleet Emergency Response--Additional Precautions

Aug 24th, 2020

SAN JACINTO RIVER FLEET L.L.C. - P.O. Box 1559 - Channelview, Texas 77530 - - Phone: 281-452-2222 - FAX: 281-457-2991 - - - August 24, 2020 - - PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT - - SUBJECT: COAST GUARD SECTOR HOUSTON-GALVESTON - MARINE SAFETY INFORMATION BULLETIN 33-20 - - The San Jacinto River Fleet, L.L.C. (SJRF) has implemented the following additional precautions regarding our Emergency Response Procedures 5.080 HURRICANE 08/24/2020. - - 1. Tier Three and Fo ...   more

   2020 08 24 SJRF 5.080 Severe Weather Plan.pdf

TranStar Wins Award for Roadway Flood Warning System

Dec 5th, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 5, 2019 - Contact: Joshua Shideler, 713-881-3044 - - Houston TranStar Wins Transportation Systems Management and Operations Award for its Roadway Flood Warning Project - - For the development of an innovative, real-time flood warning tool that educates motorists about roadway flood risks during heavy rainfall, Houston TranStar claimed this yearís National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) ďBest TSMO ProjectĒ distinction. - - NOCoE ...   more

   Media Release-- TranStar Wins TSMO (NOCoE) Award.pdf

TranStar's Roadway Flood Warning System

May 31st, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (May 31, 2019) - Contact: - Joshua Shideler - 713-881-3044 - - - HURRICANE SEASON PREPAREDNESS: - TranStarís Flood Warning System Alerts Motorists to Flooding on Local Roadways - - Flash flooding from sudden, heavy rains is a familiar danger to residents in Southeast Texas. With nearly half of all flood-related fatalities occurring in vehicles, getting up-to-the-minute information ...   more

   Business Article Flood Warning System.pdf

Houston TranStar and Flood Control District Win Awards

Feb 27th, 2019

Media Contacts: - Dinah Massie Joshua Shideler - 713-881-3311 713-881-3044 - - - TranStarís Roadway Flood Warning System Wins Emergency Management, Public Works Awards - New technology available to motorists and first responders when next storm hits - - Houston TranStar, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) and the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) claimed two awards in the last two weeks for the development of an innovative, real-time flood warning proj ...   more

   2019-02-27 Flood Warning System TPWA EMAT Awards.pdf

Houston TranStar Wins Award for Roadway Flood Warning System

Nov 21st, 2018

TranStarís Flood Warning System Wins ITS Texas Award - Local roadway flooding tool available to travelers when next hurricane strikes - - Houston TranStar and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) won an ITS Texas award on November 9 for an innovative, real-time flood warning system project completed earlier this year. - - ďThe Roadway Flood Warning System enhances traveler safety in the Greater Houston region by giving motorists information to avoid roadway flooding condition ...   more

   2018-11-21 Houston TranStar Wins ITS Award.pdf

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