New transportation innovations, policies and programs will quite literally change the world as we know it.

The changing landscape and new challenges that present themselves will inevitably give way to new job opportunities.

But these opportunities won’t fill themselves. The baby boomer generation, along with their experience and leadership, is on its way out of the workforce. And even for the few that remain, the new technology demands some new skills we could have never anticipated 20 years ago.

Educating, recruiting and training new workers is critical to managing our country’s infrastructure safely and efficiently. Mobility21 worked to develop a transportation workforce capable of designing and maintaining the complex transportation systems of tomorrow.

Non-Degree Programs

    Mobility21 Seminar Series

    Research faculty and doctoral students come together to connect, collaborate and share their current research projects with students, partners and the community at large.

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    Transportation Club Forums

    Interested in getting involved in cool transportation projects? CMU Transportation Club Forums provide students with the opportunity to develop connections with our deployment contacts and other people who love talking about pedestrians, bikes, transits, driverless cars, complete streets and more.

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    Mobility21 Learning Channel

    Can’t make it to campus? All Mobility 21 Seminar Series and Transportation Club forums were collected and archived onto a YouTube channel for students, community members, and transportation professionals to access at anytime, anywhere.

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    Industry Student Chapters

    Mobility21 supported industry student chapters, including ASCE, ASHE, ASME, SAE, IEEE, NSBE with faculty sponsors and access to our deployment partners. We also worked to develop a WTS student chapter for the Pittsburgh region.

Innovation Programming & Competitions

    Transportation Techie Hacknights

    Passionate about getting people from point A to point B? Show off your skills to help people find healthy, efficient and sustainable transportation options at Transportation Techie Hacknight. Each hacknight had a theme based on real-world questions brought to Mobility21 through community partners, while participants present their own apps, hacks and visualizations to address the issues within our communities.

    National Transportation Camp

    Transportation Camp brought together the top thinkers and doers in the fields of transportation and technology to discuss, share, collaborate and exchange bleeding edge ideas that will mold the next phase of transportation innovation. This UNconference was not to be missed.

K-12 Summer Programs

    Pennsylvania Governor’s School of Science

    Mobility21 offered talented students the opportunity to participate in specialized study in the transportation field through the Pennsylvania Governor’s School of Science. Each annual session of the Governor’s School of Science featured an elective course on ITS, exposing rising high school seniors to the industry.

    Carnegie Mellon Institute for Talented Elementary & Secondary Students

    Mobility21 provided the next generation of workers exposure to the transportation and technology fields by continuing to offer a summer program for talented elementary and secondary students.

    Summer Engineering Experience for Girls

    Mobility21 supported CMU’s Summer Engineering Experience for Girls (SEE). In SEE, 8th and 9th grade girls are invited to work alongside engineers from all different areas of engineering to learn how they can make a difference and create sustainable alternatives to today’s largest environmental and economic problems.