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Dear Citizen

You are likely reading this blog because your community leaders installed GRIDSMART® intelligent traffic technology in your neighborhood. My name is Bill Malkes, and since I am a GRIDSMART co-founder, it is fair to say my views have traces of partiality in them.  That does not, however, mean what I say is wrong. Your leaders […]

GRIDSMART Applauds Introduction of Future Transportation Research and Innovation Act

Bill Malkes, Founder and CEO, of GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. applauds U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL) for the introduction of the Future Transportation Research and Innovation for Prosperity (Future TRIP) Act. The Future TRIP Act would support innovative technologies that have the potential to fundamentally alter mobility in America and beyond. “I commend Congressman Lipinski for […]

What a Freak Believes

What a Freak Believes We believe in video. We believe video – done right – is simple, flexible and transparent. We believe video is the safest, most efficient way to manage intersections and highways while owning valuable data. My name is Bill Malkes. I am a founder and CEO of GRIDSMART®. These beliefs and the […]

Texas Highway Products Recognized by GRIDSMART

During the ITS America Annual Meeting, GRIDSMART recognized Texas Highway Products with the inaugural Secretary Mary E. Peters Award for Excellence. Mary Peters served as U.S. Secretary of Transportation from 2006 – 2009. As U.S. Secretary of Transportation, she led efforts to substantially improve transportation safety, improve the performance of the nation’s transportation system and develop […]

ITS America Annual Meeting

GRIDSMART® attended the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s 25th Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. The Annual Meeting focused on showcasing the safety benefits that emerging technologies can bring to the commuting public. The event drew an estimated 2,000 transportation officials, high-tech leaders and researchers who gathered to witness the latest in cutting edge mobility. During the show, GRIDSMART […]

GRIDSMART Introduces Web-based Traffic Solution

ITS International covered GRIDSMART in the first edition of Daily News at the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA.   GRIDSMART Technologies is introducing new products during the ITS America Annual Meeting, continuing to enhance the company’s commitment to making traffic technology faster, smarter and easier. “Our focus is to continually […]

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So, here’s the deal.

This is the Billism that has me out of my mind, fired-up these days. I have been around for a little more than forever and a little less than too long. I have started companies and worked in a baker’s dozen of industries. I’ve seen trade shows, conferences and forums...

INTERSECT17 – Get Here and Be Part of the Future

The GRIDSMART team is working diligently to fulfill our promise of delivering a powerful lineup of speakers and topics at INTERSECT17, to be held November 13th through the 16th in Knoxville, Tennessee. Attendees can expect to enjoy packed days of learning, laughing...

The Next Generation of Transportation: Cybersecurity

Written by Regina Hopper, SVP Global Public Policy, GRIDSMART As the new person to the awesome GRIDSMART team, I want to say hello and how thrilled I am to be working with all of you to represent technologies, products and business models that will advance safe,...

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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.