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GRIDSMART and Cyclist Safety

Across the country, more people are taking up cycling, and cities are rushing to accommodate them with bike lanes, bike share, and more bike corrals to increase cyclist safety. Protected bike lanes are crucial to the growth of cycling, as they allow people of all ages and abilities to ride safely.   But all the safety […]

How to Get Reimbursed for INTERSECT

Registration for INTERSECT is open, and we hope to see you all for this exciting event happening October 20-22, 2020, in Knoxville, TN. But did you know INTERSECT attendees typically receive funding from their agency or organization to attend the event? It’s true! Attendees get reimbursed by showcasing the training value of the event. In 2019, […]

The New INTERSECT Experience

Five years ago, we launched INTERSECT, a new way for transportation professionals to learn and grow at GRIDSMART Headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. INTERSECT’s mission is to train and educate technicians, engineers, and transportation leaders. This conference has always been the gathering place for ITS professionals to participate in an open forum and discussion on the […]

The GRIDSMART Sales Team: WE ARE REAL

The GRIDSMART sales organization is here to serve customers and be their voice within GRIDSMART. We don’t focus on being transactional-based (selling a product), but rather in growing trusted customer relationships. The GRIDSMART sales approach is centered on listening to the customer, adapting the discussion to meet customer expectations, addressing customer concerns, and developing partnerships for […]

WE ARE TOUGH

The evolution from the Legacy to the GS2 Processor was taken with a lot of time and thought when it came to what we wanted our product to personify, and we knew our hardware needed to be tough. The Legacy Processor was GRIDSMART’s first product to launch. As with many start-up companies, the focus was on getting a […]

WE ARE ORIGINAL

In July 2007, I was very fortunate to be introduced to Bill Malkes and Vig Sherrill, two entrepreneurs starting a traffic company in Knoxville, TN. It only took a few minutes to see their passion, and they promised their technology would be disruptive and unlike anything the industry had ever seen. It would be ORIGINAL. […]

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How to Get Reimbursed for INTERSECT

Registration for INTERSECT is open, and we hope to see you all for this exciting event happening October 20-22, 2020, in Knoxville, TN. But did you know INTERSECT attendees typically receive funding from their agency or organization to attend the event? It's...

The New INTERSECT Experience

Five years ago, we launched INTERSECT, a new way for transportation professionals to learn and grow at GRIDSMART Headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. INTERSECT’s mission is to train and educate technicians, engineers, and transportation leaders. This conference has...

WE ARE DRIVEN

At GRIDSMART, WE ARE DRIVEN. WE ARE DRIVEN to improve a billion lives. We will do that with our products, with our people, and through the relationships we forge. WE ARE DRIVEN by our core principles of simplicity, flexibility, and transparency. WE ARE...

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RETURNING 2021

After much deliberation, and with much remorse, GRIDSMART has decided to cancel INTERSECT this year. The safety of our employees, distributors and customers is of utmost importance.