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POLICYSMART #21: Looking Backward to Look Forward with Elaina Farnsworth, CEO of The NEXT Education

How can we prepare the transportation workforce for the next generation of mobility? What are the next steps in certifications and training to keep today’s workers competitive in the landscape of tomorrow? Elaina Farnsworth, CEO of The NEXT Education, tackles these questions and more in this episode of POLICYSMART.

POLICYSMART #20: Catherine McCullough, Founder & Executive Director of the Intelligent Car Coalition

Question for you: What does learning to drive a farm tracker as a young girl have to do with driving autonomous and connected vehicle public policy? Catherine McCullough, founder and CEO of the Intelligent Car Coalition brings it all home to her work in Washington, DC. In this edition of POLICYSMART, she talks to Regina […]

POLICYSMART #17 Featuring Zeina Nazer, Senior Transport Advisor and Member of WTS Board of Directors

This episode of POLICYSMART is the last of our Women in ITS Series for the month of May. We end on a high note with a far-reaching interview with Zeina Nazer, a Senior Transport Advisor with 23 years of experience in Intelligent Infrastructure Systems. The “Best Business Woman of the Year” at the 8th Middle […]

POLICYSMART #16 Featuring PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards

Women in Transportation month continues with a discussion featuring PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards. Having just been named WTS (Women’s Transportation Seminar) Woman of the Year, Leslie is changing the way states are looking at merging traditional and new infrastructure. GRIDSMART’s Regina Hopper talks with her as she explains her proven leadership in dealing with issues […]

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A Day in Next City

By Matt Cole, President at Cubic Transportation Systems and Corporate Senior Vice President at Cubic Corporation If you’ve read one of my articles before, you’ve probably heard me mention NextCity. While Cubic Transportation Systems delivers a wide and varying...

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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.