Traffic21/Mobility21 Director participates in Paving the Way for AV hosted by Babst Calland
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 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.
CCAC Presents Mission Critical: Filling Tomorrows Jobs
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.
Mobility21 Exec. Director Gives Lecture at Osher
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.
Miovision: Smart Intersections
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.
Lisa Kay Schweyer speaks at Association for Commuter Transportation’s Transportation Demand Management Summit
November 13, 2018 Lisa Kay Schweyer, Program Manager for the Carnegie Mellon University Traffic21 and Mobility21 University Transportation Center (UTC) spoke at the Association for Commuter Transportation’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. As part of the “Partnering with Students to Advance TDM on Campus” panel, she explained that after almost 15 years … Continue reading “Lisa Kay Schweyer speaks at Association for Commuter Transportation’s Transportation Demand Management Summit”Read More
Research, Development and Deployment In Action: Mobility21 Deployment Partner Consortium Symposium Provides Opportunities for Engagement
On Friday, November 9, 2018, over 100 attendees participated in the annual Symposium of the Traffic21 /Mobility21 Deployment Partner Consortium. Participants included consortium members from the public and private sectors along with faculty and students. The symposium is sponsored by the Carnegie Mellon University Traffic21 Institute and Mobility21 National University Transportation Center and held on … Continue reading “Research, Development and Deployment In Action: Mobility21 Deployment Partner Consortium Symposium Provides Opportunities for Engagement”Read More
Engaging the Experts: Mobility21 National UTC Advisory Council Weighs In
On Thursday, November 8, 2018, a talented group of national leaders attended the Carnegie Mellon University Traffic21 Institute and Mobility21 National University Transportation Center (UTC) Advisory Council meeting, held on CMU’s campus. The group was welcomed by CMU Interim Provost, Laurie R. Weingart. She shared her thoughts on the role of education, research, innovation and … Continue reading “Engaging the Experts: Mobility21 National UTC Advisory Council Weighs In”Read More
Traffic21 Director Chris Hendrickson Presents at CMU Transportation Energy Monthly Lunch
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 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 …