Hillman Foundations Plan to Use Founder’s $800 Million Gift Locally

“One of these was Traffic21 at CMU,” says Roger. “It was really Henry’s idea. We have a lot of traffic congestion in our region—how can we use tech to fix it? If we could make traffic signals respond in real time, instead of having timing sequences, that could help. What if we did have more bike lanes? Would that make it less congested? It’s like a whole new era in transportation.”