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Category: INTERSECT


Why Millennials are Changing Traditional Communication

Who are Millennials? You’re probably thinking they’re the self-entitled youth responsible for killing the housing and napkin industries. They’re the helpless generation of nearly-30-somethings expecting the world to be handed to them on a silver platter. While on the surface your views on Millennials may feel justifiable, Gabrielle Bosché, founder of The Millennial Solution, explained […]

Less Trash, No Rats and Dry Clothes: The Value Proposition of the Internet of Things

“The Internet of Things (IoT) is an incredible development, perhaps one of the most technologically mind-boggling achievement of the last decade,” said ZincFive’s Pete Johnson at the ITS World Congress in Montreal earlier this month. “But if the power goes out what have you got? The Internet of No Things. Where’s the value in that?” […]

The U.S. and the U.K.: Differences Lead to Learning Opportunities for Better Traffic Management

The transportation industry varies from country to country, and each system uses devices and systems differently, says Alistair Gollop, Technology Services Engineering Lead for Mott MacDonald. But the main point he wanted to make at INTERSECT17, is that we can learn from these differences in the overall goal to improve the efficiency of moving people […]

Security Prepping for a CV/CAV Future

The Intelligent Transportation industry continues to push forward into uncharted territory as professionals plan to implement and deploy connected and autonomous vehicles. It’s an exciting time if you think about the potential for saving 40,000 people a year with these lifesaving technologies, however, the panel all agreed, that everyone’s attention is on how to make […]

The Importance of Policy as the Next Iteration of Transportation Evolves

Day 3 at INTERSECT17 focused on the future of transportation. In his morning keynote address, former Congressman Bob Walker spoke extensively about the importance of policy as the next iteration of transportation evolves. “Nowhere is it more important than in the arena of transportation. Policy has to reflect and it’s not doing so at the […]

Should the Best Idea Win if it’s Not Fair?

It’s a controversial and rarely asked question in intelligent transportation. Should the best idea win if it’s not fair? In a discussion on diversity held at INTERSECT17, panelists and audience members debated the issue through the lens of service delivery and fairness, particularly in disadvantaged communities. GRIDSMART Founder and CEO Bill Malkes, who moderated the […]

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An Inside Look at GRIDSMART’S Q1

GRIDSMART loves to serve and meet customers, and we are so excited about events, new product launches, and services you won’t want to miss in Q-1. Catch us all over the grid at trade shows from Washington to Virginia and get ready for new product launches in March. We...

GRIDSMART Shows at Snowy TRB

If you’re still defrosting from the 10 inches of snow that covered DC at the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting two weeks ago, you aren't alone. Thousands of traffic professionals from around the world trekked through snowy DC to attend this conference, and most of us didn't...

New Year, New Adventure: GRIDSMART Joins the Cubic Family

Throughout GRIDSMART history, we have never been afraid to deviate from the traveled road to a more creative, yet riskier path. We recruited an entire sales team from outside the traffic industry in 2014; in 2015, we completely redesigned our hardware and unveiled the...

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