Grey Island GPS/AVL Project Receives Alberta Minister's Overall Award of Excellence for Transportation Innovation

    Automated contractor billing system using GPS/AVL recognized for

    TORONTO, March 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Grey Island Systems, Inc., ("Grey
Island"), (TSX VENTURE: GIS) announced that it was presented this week with
the 2007 Ministers Award of Excellence for Transportation Innovation by the
Honourable Luke Ouellette, Alberta Minister for Infrastructure and
Transportation (AIT) for its Automated Vehicle Tracking System for Snow Plow
Work. The award was presented this week at the 10th annual joint conference of
Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation, Consulting Engineers of Alberta and
the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association.
    Among the project's major innovations is the integration of the space,
time and vehicle operations data with billings systems and processes to
generate automated snowplow worksheets for contracted winter road maintenance
activities. AIT has successfully outsourced its road maintenance work to
private highway maintenance contractors (HMC's) since 1996. Six HMC's.maintain
approximately 30,800 kilometres of roadway in the provincial highway network.
The Award was presented to individual members of the project team which
includes staff from Alberta Infrastructure and Transportation (AIT), Prairie
Hydraulics Ltd, and each of the HMC's.
    "The system uses Grey Island's InterFleet GPS/AVL hardware to capture and
transmit in real time (100 metre tracking or approximately every 10 seconds)
the location, operating time, plow actions, and sand/salt spreading activity
of every truck in the fleet" said Chris Jackson, VP of Operations and Project
Management. "It permits the HMC and AIT staff to track live nearly
650 individual snowplows across the network on a 24/7 basis from an
Internet-based software interface."
    Grey Island's EVP, Brian Boychuk, credits Alberta Infrastructure and
Transportation and its private sector partners for an innovation unparalleled
among its peers in North America. "We've not seen a collaborative project of
this scope extending GPS/AVL to automate billing practices. This
made-in-Alberta approach is completely unique - no other agencies have such a

    About Grey Island

    Grey Island, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, InterFleet Inc., Grey
Island Systems Inc. and NextBus Inc., develops, markets and hosts real-time
internet based automated vehicle location systems, real-time passenger
information systems and vehicular telematic systems for public and private
fleets in the United States and Canada. For more information please visit our
websites at and

    Forward Looking Statements

    This news release contains forward-looking information based on
management's best estimates and the current operating environment. These
forward-looking statements are related to, but not limited to, Grey Island's
operations, anticipated financial performance, business prospects and
strategies. Such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of known
and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual
results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other
things, business risks, changes in market and competition, technological and
competitive developments and potential downturns in economic conditions
generally. Therefore, there can be no assurance that the expectations of the
management of Grey Island will prove to be correct.

For further information:

For further information: please contact: Grey Island Systems Inc.: Owen
Moore, (416) 348-9991, (416) 348-9993 (FAX),,; Renmark Financial Communications Inc.: John Boidman,; Michael Shore,;
(514) 939-3989, Fax: (514) 939-3717,

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