Carnegie Mellon, Penn Launch University Transportation Research Center

“The work at the Technologies for Safe and Efficient Transportation UTC is furthering the great American tradition of innovation and creativity in transportation,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood in a videotaped message. “We are incredibly proud of the work you are doing at Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pennsylvania, and we look forward to seeing the technologies that you are developing and deploying to make vehicles and infrastructure smarter,” LaHood said…
“Henry Hillman’s visionary philanthropic investment in Traffic21 was triggered by his idea that ‘smart transportation’ development could unfold very productively in Pittsburgh,” said Jared L. Cohon, president of Carnegie Mellon University.