Pittsburgh in running to share millions in IBM support

Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has reapplied to IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge to secure help with the city’s transportation planning initiative, MovePGH. He met with IBM representatives Friday to discuss the request…
Officials said IBM’s previous work on transportation issues here may give the city a competitive advantage. IBM has supported Carnegie Mellon University’s Traffic 21 Initiative, which has resulted in projects such as ParkPGH, which provides real-time information on parking space availability in the Cultural District.