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Category: The GRIDSMART System

GRIDSMART and Cyclist Safety

Across the country, more people are taking up cycling, and cities are rushing to accommodate them with bike lanes, bike share, and more bike corrals to increase cyclist safety. Protected bike lanes are crucial to the growth of cycling, as they allow people of all ages and abilities to ride safely.   But all the safety […]


In July 2007, I was very fortunate to be introduced to Bill Malkes and Vig Sherrill, two entrepreneurs starting a traffic company in Knoxville, TN. It only took a few minutes to see their passion, and they promised their technology would be disruptive and unlike anything the industry had ever seen. It would be ORIGINAL. […]

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 Technology Can Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12, 2015 CONTACT: Lauren Jochum GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. (865) 466-3860 GRIDSMART Technology Can Prevent Pedestrian Fatalities KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—As communities are being called by U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to improve pedestrian and bicycle transportation safety in their communities through the “Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets,” a Knoxville, Tennessee based company has […]

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GRIDSMART Releases Version 19.12

Dear Valued Partners, Earlier this month, we shared a preview of GRIDSMART System Software Version 19.12 in a webinar that many of you attended. We're happy to share that 19.12 is now in general release and available for download. We encourage you to update all of...

How to Get Reimbursed for INTERSECT

Registration for INTERSECT is open, and we hope to see you all for this exciting event happening October 20-22, 2020, in Knoxville, TN. But did you know INTERSECT attendees typically receive funding from their agency or organization to attend the event? It's...

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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.