Monday, October 31, 2011
The Maryland Department of Transportation has launched a new official travel information service called Maryland 511. Travel information is provided through the internet at www.md511.org, by phone at 511 (for those in Maryland or key roads in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia ) or by smartphone. Those outside Maryland can call 1 - 855 - GOMD511 (466-3511).
Maryland 511 provides users with real time traffic information, transportation alternatives and links to tourism spots across the State. Travelers will be able to access information on:
- Traffic conditions
- Live traffic camera feeds
- Highway construction updates
- Weather conditions and forecasts
- Transit and airport information
- Toll facility information
Travelers can also follow the latest information from Maryland 511 on Twitter, which can be accessed from the Maryland 511 website.