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POLICYSMART 42: Innovating with Michigan DOT’s New Director Paul Ajegba

Meet Michigan DOT’s new director Paul Ajegba! For more than 29 years as a civil engineer at MDOT to now leading the department, the director has a lot to say about how he plans on building on Michigan’s role as a leader in traditional and new transportation infrastructure. In this edition of POLICYSMART, hear his views on Michigan’s […]

Association Leaders Highlight Federal Technology Initiatives

Regina Hopper, CEO of The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) and Paul Brubaker, CEO of The Alliance for Transportation Innovation (ATI21.org) held a lively discussion today on federal transportation policy and innovation. The discussion, moderated by Bryan Saint focused on this critical moment in the evolution of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and the […]

ITS America 2016 Allows for Entrepreneurs and Innovation to Collide

Originally appeared on Fast Lane, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Transportation by Regina Hopper, President & CEO, ITS America (L to R) Sabrina Sussman, ITS America, VP World Congress and a Strategic Forums; Quin Garcia, Autotech; Bill Malkes, GRIDSMART; Yale  Zhang, co-founder of SPLT (Splitting Fares); Chris Thomas, Fontinalis Partners; Duncan Williams, Greentech Capitol Photo […]

Vision Zero Demo at ITS America San Jose

GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. and Wave Mobile Solutions will host a DSRC V2X Vision Zero demo during ITS America San Jose 2016. Vision Zero will demonstrate how intelligent technology can be utilized to prevent traffic incidents, improve safety for vehicles and pedestrians, and identify problematic locations.  The GRIDSMART iconic Bell Camera and a Wave Mobile Solutions FiberWire 8011 DSRC RSU will be installed at the […]

ITS America 2016 San Jose to Exceed Expectations

ITS America 2016 San Jose kicks off on June 12 to June 16 at the McEnery Convention Center in California under the theme “Integrated Mobility. Transportation Redefined.” Each day highlights a different area of intelligent transportation solutions, including Wheels & Things, Infrastructure of Things and Show Me The Money! The keynote speakers will be Seval […]

GRIDSMART CEO Joins ITS America Board of Directors

GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. (GRIDSMART) announces that Bill Malkes, CEO, was voted on to the Board of Directors of The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITSA) effective July, 2015. ITSA is the leading advocate for technologies that improve the safety, security and efficiently of the nation’s surface transportation systems. “GRIDSMART is pleased to advance the entrepreneurial […]

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