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TriState Infrastructure Summit

November 27th, 2018

November 27, 2018

160 industry and public sector representatives attended the 2018 TriState Infrastructure Summit, presented by the TriState Infrastructure Council and its partners, at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, Pa.

Traffic21/Mobility21 Director participates in Paving the Way for AV hosted by Babst Calland

November 27th, 2018

November 27, 2018

Stan Caldwell, CMU Executive Director of Traffic21 and Mobility21 participated with Justine Kasznica of law firm Babst Calland’s Mobility, Transport and Safety practice on the panel Paving the Way for Autonomous Vehicles hosted by Babst Calland.  The presentation included a discussion about autonomous vehicles in the broader context of infrastructure design and development, and issues related to urban infrastructure and research and advancements in mobility technologies.

UTC Spin-off company, RoadBotics has raised $3.9M in its series seed round of financing

November 16th, 2018

November 16, 2018

UTC Spin-off company, RoadBotics, developer of advanced computer vision technology for inspecting roads and infrastructure, has raised $3.9M in its series seed round of financing, led by Boston-based Hyperplane Venture Capital. The capital will help the company revolutionize the way engineering firms, local governments and municipalities manage and maintain roadways and other infrastructure. RoadBotics, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is a rapidly-growing two-year-old company that uses deep learning to assess roadways for 78 cities, towns and counties across the US and Australia. The company emerged from the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University in December 2016 and grew out of Carnegie Mellon’s extensive research in autonomous vehicles. Read more here: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/roadbotics-secures-3-9m-to-transform-road-management-300750045.html.

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CCAC Presents Mission Critical: Filling Tomorrows Jobs

November 15th, 2018

November 15, 2018

CCAC hosted an event titled “Mission Critical: Filling Tomorrow’s Jobs” where they discussed how business and labor can collectively address the rising challenges of the growing skills gap and anticipated worker shortage.

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Mobility21 Exec. Director Gives Lecture at Osher

November 15th, 2018

November 15, 2018

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell provided a guest lecture at the Urban Planning Choices course of the Carnegie Mellon University Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.   He presented Mobility21 research and highlighted the policy implications of new technologies disrupting transportation and urban planning.

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Miovision: Smart Intersections

November 14th, 2018

November 14, 2018

PTC invited Sajad Shiravi and Stefan Pidzamecky from Miovision to discuss the vision that Miovision has for the future of smart cities, smart intersections, and open traffic data. Miovision is a smart cities and traffic data innovation company that helps cities solve today’s problems while laying the foundation for tomorrow’s smart city. It aims to put cities back in control of their data and gives them the tools they need to improve their cities and the lives of their citizens.

 

Traffic21 Director Chris Hendrickson Presents at CMU Transportation Energy Monthly Lunch

November 8th, 2018

November 8, 2018

Traffic21 Director, Chris Hendrickson and Rick Grahn from the Mobility Data Analytics Center Rick Grahn presented a talk for discussion titled “Travel Behavioral Trends in the United States: Evidence from the 2017 National Household Travel Survey. “

USDOT Shines Its “Spotlight” on Mobility21 UTC

November 6th, 2018

November 6, 2018

#AmazingUTCs Spotlight shines on @CarnegieMellon @Traffic21CMU @Mobility21 and the Surtrac – smart adaptive traffic signal system. https://www.transportation.gov/utc/surtrac-people-upgrading-surtrac-pittsburgh-deployment-incorporate-pedestrian-friendly … 

 

Traffic21 Director, Chris Hendrickson, Presents to NAIOP

November 5th, 2018

November 5, 2018

Chris Hendrickson presented Traffic21 research to NAIOP, Commercial Real Estate Development Association Nashville Chapter during their visit to Carnegie Mellon University.

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