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Research Recap: Assessment of Prospective Mileage-Based Fee System to Replace Fuel Taxes for Passenger Vehicles in Pennsylvania

July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021

Today, Mobility21 UTC released its latest “Research Recap” for project Assessment of Prospective Mileage-Based Fee System to Replace Fuel Taxes for Passenger Vehicles in Pennsylvania.” The recaps are one-page overviews of the UTC funded research that describe the research project’s purpose, approach, key findings, conclusions, contact information for the research team and a link to the final research report.

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Traffic21 Director Chris Hendrickson Attends TRB Meetings in Woods Hole, MA

July 21st, 2021

July 20, 2021

Chris Hendrickson, Director of the Traffic21 Institute and a Mobility21 researcher, attended the TRB Technical Activities Group meeting on July 16 and the TRB Executive Committee meeting on July 19-20.  The Executive Committee meeting was held in Woods Hole, MA.

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Mobility21 UTC Researcher Recognized for Significant Research in AI

July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021

Mobility21 UTC researcher Fei Fang was recognized by  by the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence for significant research in AI.  Fang received the “…2021 Computers and Thought Award for her contributions to integrating machine learning with game theory to tackle societal challenges.” The award is presented to outstanding young scientists working in AI. Read more here.

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PennDOT/FHWA Holds STIC Meeting

July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021

Mobility21 Executive Director Stan Caldwell participated in the quarterly meeting of the PennDOT/FHWA State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) where PennDOT’s efforts on Unmanned Arial Systems were highlighted.

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Robotics Institute Ph.D. Students Selected for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship

July 21st, 2021

July 21, 2021

Ph.D. students N Dinesh Reddy and Gengshan Yang have been selected into Qualcomm’s current class of Innovation Fellows. Mobility21 UTC researcher Srinivas Narasimhan serves as the advisor to N Dinesh Reddy.

Read more here.

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Pittsburgh Transit Agency Finalizes Long Range Plan

July 20th, 2021

July 20, 2021

Stan Caldwell participated in the final meeting of the NEXTransit Stakeholder Advisory Meeting where the Port Authority of Allegheny County presented the completed long range plan and discussed implementation and public outreach efforts.

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CMU Joins with Arizona State University to Make Autonomous Vehicles Safer

July 16th, 2021

July 16, 2021

Mobility21 UTC researcher Bob Iannucci worked with students as faculty advisor for the 2021 CPS-IoT Week virtual conference, where researchers from the cyber-physical systems and Internet of Things fields for a series of five conferences.  The student team won second place at the competition with their presentation “One Program to Rule the Intersection.”

Learn more here.

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UTC Research Informing Policy Makers

July 13th, 2021

July 13, 2021

Stan Caldwell met with Pennsylvania State Senator Ryan Aument to discuss  policy research in emerging transportation technologies and impacts in the commonwealth.

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Pittsburgh Mobility Collective Launches Move PGH

July 9th, 2021

July 9, 2021

Traffic21 and members of the Pittsburgh Mobility Collective, unveiled Move PGH, an initiative combining multiple mobility options for easy and equitable travel.  The Pittsburgh Mobility Collective is a new initiative but it is rooted in a longstanding commitment by city leaders to make Pittsburgh a great place to live, work, and visit.  Read more here.

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ULI Hosts University Masterplan Discussion

July 9th, 2021

July 9, 2021

Today, Urban Land Institute Pittsburgh hosted the University Masterplan Discussion with the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and Chatham University.  Mobility21 Program Manager, Lisa Kay Schweyer, participated in the session to learn more about the institution’s plans and potential impacts on transportation.

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TRB Holds Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Meeting

July 8th, 2021

July 8, 2021

Chris Hendrickson, Director of the Traffic21 Institute and Mobility21 researcher, attended the TRB Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee meeting July 8.  The committee is helping to implement TRB’s strategic goal of increasing the diversity, equity and inclusiveness of TRB participants.

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Research Recap: Proactive Management of Mobility Impact of Interdependent Subsurface Utility and Roadway Construction Through Incentives

July 7th, 2021

July 7, 2021

Today, Mobility21 UTC released its latest “Research Recap” for project “Proactive Management of Mobility Impact of Interdependent Subsurface Utility and Roadway Construction Through Incentives.”  The recaps are one-page overviews of the UTC funded research that describe the research project’s purpose, approach, key findings, conclusions, contact information for the research team and a link to the final research report.

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