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Category: POLICYSMART


POLICYSMART #6 Live From CES 2018

As transportation evolves, the way we think about transportation evolves, and at no place is that more apparent than at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada where transportation, technology, and entertainment converge. In this edition of POLICYSMART, Regina Hopper talks to electronic, tech, and auto experts to learn what’s next in transportation technology. […]

INTERSECT Speaker Series Kicks off in Richmond, VA

Written by Regina Hopper, SVP Global Public Policy, GRIDSMART In early December, GRIDSMART joined with the Virginia Department of Transportation, ATI21 and Amazon Web Services to continue the discussions from INTERSECT17.  As transportation departments across the country, both local and state, are grappling with the intersection of traditional and new technologies to move people further […]

POLICYSMART #5 What Will it Take to Deploy Next Generation Networks?

What are wireless carriers doing to advance intelligent next generation transportation? What will it take to deploy 5G? Regina Hopper, Senior VP for Global Public Policy, talks with Walter White of Verizon in this edition of POLICYSMART. The POLICYSMART podcast can be found in the Apple Store, Apple App and on Google Play! 

POLICYSMART #4 Privacy as a Product

The concept of privacy as a product – where the buyer of a product “opts out” of data collection for a price – is the subject of the new book “The Zero Dollar Car.”  The author, John Ellis, talks about how we are no longer in a “ship and forget” environment and what that means […]

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GRIDSMART Pedals Forward with 19.3

GRIDSMART version 19.3 is ready to release, and I promise, it is a seminal moment for radical change. Want to try the Performance Plus Module? Interested in an exclusive new way to make bicyclists safer while improving efficiency at the same time? Join me in a short...

On Failure

As part of a talk to aspiring entrepreneurs, I touted the upside of failure; some were surprised. I was told no over 100 times when I asked investors to fund GRIDSMART. GRIDSMART was born in a self-funded, non-climate controlled attic on used desks. Take a guess at...

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FROM THE GROUND UP OCTOBER 8-10, 2019

Join us at INTERSECT19 as we build transportation’s foundation “From The Ground Up.”