Category Archives: Transportation

Time And Ally Financial Honor Greer Dealer

James Benson Jr. Wins National Recognition for Community Service  and Industry Accomplishments at NADA Convention (New York, NY, December 4, 2017) – The nomination of James Benson Jr., president and owner of Benson Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Greer, South Carolina, for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME.…
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International Transportation Innovation Center CTO Named Advisor to IOTA

GREENVILLE, S.C., (October 27, 2017) – Dr. Joachim Taiber, Chief Technology Officer of the International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC), has been named an advisor to The IOTA Foundation. Billed as “The Next Generation Blockchain,” IOTA has developed a revolutionary platform for the IoT data economy that makes every technological resource a potential service to be…
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Ten At The Top Kicks Off Mobility & Connectivity Initiative With October 18th Event

Greenville, SC [September 19, 2017] - Ten at the Top is embarking upon an initiative focused on increasing mobility and connectivity while reducing traffic congestion across the 10-county Upstate, called Connecting Our Future. Born from the Shaping Our Future Growth Scenarios Analysis, Connecting Our Future is an effort to create a regional vision and implementable…
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Clemson Parking and Transportation receives Spare the Air award from DHEC

[caption id="attachment_15398" align="alignleft" width="300"] DHEC representative Megan Johnson (left) presents the 2017 Spare the Air award to Clemson Parking and Transportation Services representatives Lydia Krause, Kat Moreland and Dan Hofmann.[/caption] CLEMSON — Clemson University Parking and Transportation Services was named as a 2017 recipient of the Spare the Airaward South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).…
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Proterra Ceo Ryan Popple Named Silicon Valley Leadership Group Board Member

Popple will support SVLG’s transportation vision by helping the Bay Area implement world-class transit solutions for a larger paradigm shift                                             Proterra, the leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that the Silicon Valley Leadership Group (SVLG) has named Proterra CEO Ryan Popple as a board member. Expanding upon his role on SVLG’s transportation committee, Popple…
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International Transportation Innovation Center Adds R&D Engineer to Technical Roster

GREENVILLE, S.C., (December 16, 2016) – The International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC), the R&D and testing provider at the forefront of connected, automated and zero-emission driving, today announced the addition of Andrea Gil Batres as research and development engineer. Ms. Gil lends years of experience developing advanced automotive engineering technologies to bring innovative solutions to…
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Stratos Aviation Wins Outstanding Flight School Award

[caption id="attachment_9211" align="alignleft" width="350"] Stratos Aviation Wins Outstanding Flight School Award[/caption] Only nine flight schools in our country were recognized by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) as Outstanding Flight Schools and the only one in South Carolina was Stratos Aviation, located in Greenville.  Stratos' Founder and Owner, Dimitri Partafyllas was also listed, with…
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Two Greenville County Residents Earn Rare Wright Brothers’ Master Pilot Award

[caption id="attachment_8687" align="alignleft" width="4608"] Pictured from left to right are: Todd Clamp (Blue suit coat), Gere Gaige, Dan Allen and Randy DeBerry.[/caption] Daniel (Dan) Lorain Allen,  Jr. is the first person living in Greer; and Gerald (Gere) Earl Gaige is the first person living in the Cliffs at Glassy to have ever received this award,…
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