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Metro21 Contributes to Code4America’s Digital Library

With shelter-in-place orders in effect, Metro21 Executive Director, Karen Lightman submits a digital version of her presentation on Smart Traffic Lights in Pittsburgh to the Code for America Summit Library.

Metro21 Executive Director, Karen Lightman, planned on giving two presentations at this year’s Code4America Summit in Washington, DC. The topic of the summit was Design + Delivery; Civic Innovation + Data; Operations + Management; and Technology + Policy.

Lightman submitted the content for her talk on How Robots in Pittsburgh’s Traffic Signals Improved Citizen Quality of Life. The content features details on Metro21’s projects and municipal partnerships. The presentation specifically highlight Metro21’s project, Surtrac, which focuses on smart traffic lights. 

The content will soon be up on the Code4America website for everyone to view.

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