Office of Operations 511 Travel Information Telephone Services
Photo collage of 511 advertisements from Iowa, Minnesota, Florida, Montana and Virginia, and a photo of a man talking on a cellular telephone.
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About 511

Simply stated, 511 is an easy-to-remember 3-digit telephone number, available nationwide, that provides current information about travel conditions, allowing travelers to make better choices - choice of time, choice of mode of transportation, choice of route.

History / FAQs
This section provides further background information about 511, including frequently asked questions (FAQ), information from the Federal Communications Commission, Early Adopters of 511, and preliminary activities that led to the establishment of 511 as America's Travel Information Telephone Number.

511 Deployment Status
A map shows the current status of 511 implementations across the country with links to the individual services.

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