NewsMay 16 2019

Transit Tech Lab’s mission to solve NYC’s subway ‘crisis’

By Kristin Musulin, Smart Cities Dive

Last month, a carefully-selected group of six technology startups completed the first Transit Tech Lab program, an eight-week accelerator to develop tech-driven solutions to two of New York City’s most pressing transportation issues: bus efficacy and subway delays.

For Rachel Haot, executive director of the Transportation Innovation Partnership which oversees the Lab, the accelerator experience was “overwhelmingly positive.” Under Haot’s leadership, the Lab sorted through nearly 100 startup applications with an eye on impact, product, value and team, to eventually narrow down to six companies with the most promising solutions for transit woes: Axon VibePalisade LabsPIPS TechnologyPretecktRemix and Veovo.

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