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TDOT Has New Smartway Mobile App

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Department of Transportation has launched a mobile app version of its SmartWay navigation tool.
According to TDOT, the app helps drivers plan their routes with maps that show traffic speeds, crashes, road construction and road conditions.
Users also can set up customized alerts for any problems that develop along a certain route, like their daily commute.
The TDOT SmartWay App is free and available for download at the Apple Store or the Play Store for Android.
TDOT asks motorists to use the SmartWay app responsibly by checking traffic conditions before they begin driving.
More information is available at www.tdot.state.tn.us/tdotsmartway/mobile.htm.

An ‘Incredibly Important’ TEMA App is Available

As of today, reports the Leaf-Chronicle, Tennesseans can download Ready TN, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency’s (TEMA) popular smartphone preparedness application, to iPhone and iPad devices and access the application’s information and resources on hazards and how to be ready for emergencies.
“It is incredibly important Tennesseans take time to prepare for emergencies, and this new app from TEMA is designed to be responsive to our customers, the taxpayers,” Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said. “Citizens are relying increasingly on their mobile devices for relevant and timely information, and the ReadyTN app delivers critical tips and resources to Tennesseans so they can be prepared the next time a disaster strikes.”
iPhone and iPad owners simply need to search for ReadyTN in the App Store or in the iTunes Store and then download the application to their devices.
The ReadyTN browser landing page in the iTunes Store is http://bit.ly/StqFxU. Once active, ReadyTN will provide location-based information on severe weather, road conditions, open shelters and local government contacts. Preparedness tips for specific hazards and checklists for emergency kit items are also provided in the application’s content

iPhone App Lets Users Connect With Legislators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A new iPhone app billed as the first of its kind in Tennessee allows users to connect with members of the current Legislature.
The app, just released, contains searchable contact, staff and committee information for state representatives and senators.
It was developed by the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association and the Nashville-based Bass Berry & Sims law firm. For the past 30 years, the cooperative has produced a print directory of the Legislature.
A version for the iPad and Android devices will be available soon.