Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Participate in Grand Opening of FIU Transportation Laboratory

May 8, 2009
Press Release

MIAMI—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will join FIU in its grand opening of the Integrated Intelligent Transportation System Laboratory (IITS) at the Lehman Center for Transportation Research (LCTR) this coming Monday, May 11, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. 

FIU-IITS is one of the most sophisticated laboratories in the nation, equipped with a video wall, central software, ITS devices, servers and operator workstations. The result of a joint effort between the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing, the lab is a smaller scale version of the FDOT traffic management centers.  It will serve as a major research and education tool and allow students a hands-on experience with transportation system operations and management. 

WHAT: Grand Opening of the Integrated Intelligent Transportation System Laboratory at the FIU Lehman Center for Transportation Research

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and FIU faculty and staff

WHEN: Monday, May 11, 2009 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: FIU Engineering Center, 10555 West Flagler Street, Room EC 3730, third floor, located on the corner of Flagler Street and Southwest 107th Avenue.