35,000 Users Download TDOT’s New SmartWay Application

Friday, January 25, 2013 | 10:56 am

NASHVILLE – More than 35,000 users have downloaded the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) SmartWay Mobile App since its launch in late December. The App is designed to help drivers navigate Tennessee highways, providing up-to-the-minute customized traffic information. The TDOT SmartWay App is free and available for download in the Apple App Store and Play Store for Android.

“It’s great that thousands of motorists are taking advantage of this free resource, and we encourage more drivers to give it a try,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “The SmartWay App not only gives you real time traffic information that can help you avoid delays, it can be customized to provide only the information you want.”

The home screen for the TDOT SmartWay App is a map which locates your current position. The icons on the left hand side of the map allow users to customize views to show traffic speeds, incidents, cameras, road construction, road conditions, and dynamic message sign displays. The TDOT SmartWay App also has features that will notify users of traffic incidents and set their favorite TDOT cameras.

The TDOT SmartWay App was developed by NIC, the state’s chosen eGovernment portal vendor. NIC will provide user support for the application. The Help Desk can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 615-313-0300 or 1-866-8TN-EGOV.

For more information on how to use the TDOT SmartWay App, please visit http://www.tdot.state.tn.us/tdotsmartway/mobile/ .

TDOT asks motorists to use the TDOT SmartWay App responsibly. Drivers should “know before you go!” by checking traffic conditions before leaving for their destination. Motorists should never text, tweet, or use a mobile device while operating a vehicle.


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For more information:

B.J. Doughty, TDOT Director of Community Relations

Office 615.741.7736

Mobile 615.714.8556

BJ.Doughty@tn.gov