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CMU Transportation Club Kicks Off Spring Semester with Career Panel

January 29th, 2020

January 28, 2020

The CMU Transportation Club kicked off spring semester today, with a career panel.  The panel included speakers from Bike Pittsburgh, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission, Port Authority of Allegheny County, Gridwise, Toole Design, and more.

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Smart Mobility Connection Seminar Series Features Stan Caldwell and Rick Grahn

January 24th, 2020

January 24, 2020

The first Smart Mobility Connection session of spring semester was held today featuring Mobility21 Executive Director, Stan Caldwell and CMU PhD student, Rick Grahn.  They provided an overview and took questions about the project, Research Results and Technology Trends to Inform Policies for Smart Mobility of People and Goods.  Everyone in attendance was also provided with a hard copy of the “Recommended Policies for the 21st Century Trends in US Mobility” policy guide.  Watch the full SMC video here.

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Mobility21 Program Manager Begins Role on Advisory Council for the National Center for Applied Transit Technology

January 21st, 2020

January 21, 2020

Mobility21 UTC Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer was invited to serve on the Advisory Council for the National Center for Applied Transit Technology and participated in the council’s kick-off meeting today.  “N-CATT’s mission is to provide small-urban, rural, and tribal transit agencies with practical, replicable resources that help them apply technological solutions and innovations. N-CATT is carrying out this mission by analyzing information, communicating it, helping transit systems plan, and encouraging implementation of cost-effective, value-adding technology.”

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CMU Student Lijin Yu Presents at International Workshop on Big Data for Intelligent Transportation Systems

January 16th, 2020

December 13, 2019

Lijun Yu, a first-year research master student in Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, working with Prof. Alexander G. Hauptmann presented their recent work at the International Workshop on Big Data for Intelligent Transportation Systems (BITS 2019) at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, Los Angeles. On behalf of the authors Lijun Yu, Peng Chen, Wenhe Liu, Guoliang Kang, and Alexander G. Hauptmann, he presented the paper entitled “Training-free Monocular 3D Event Detection System for Traffic Surveillance.”

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Mobility21 Goes to Transportation Camp

January 15th, 2020

January 11, 2020

Dominick Fiorentino, Heinz College student and Lisa Kay Schweyer, Mobility21 UTC Program Manager participated in Transportation Camp today in Washington DC.  “Transportation Camp is an unconference bringing together transportation professionals, technologists, and others interested in the intersection of urban transportation and technology.”

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Mobility21 Part of Poster Presentation at TRB

January 14th, 2020

January 14, 2020

Mobility21 UTC Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer, was part of a team who presented a poster today on “Building a National Transportation Data Preservation Network” during the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting.  For the past year, she has been serving on the committee helping develop recommendations for a national transportation data preservation network.


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