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Feature Story Southfield director of planning Terry Croad.

Here's how Metro Detroit city planners are preparing their communities for next-generation mobility

As autonomous vehicles move from testing sites to roads and shared mobility services grow, community planners looking at how to plan for the future. 

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Innovate Mound plans to transform Mound Road into a cutting-edge mobility corridor

The planned $217 million project will revamp the nine-mile stretch of Mound Road between I-696 and M-59.

Feature Story Workers installing the sensors on the Mackinac Bridge.

This self-powered sensor tested on the Mackinac Bridge can detect bad roads in advance

The sensor, developed in Lansing, is powered solely by vibrations and other movements in the road itself.

Feature Story An electric vehicle charging station outside the Michigan Energy Office in Lansing.

What's next for Michigan's electric vehicle charging infrastructure?

We sat down with an expert to discuss how Michigan's EV chargers measure up against the rest of the nation, and how it may change as EVs proliferate. 

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Robert McMahan, Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center

We visited the Kettering University GM Mobility Research Center to talk with Kettering University President Dr. Robert McMahan to learn more about this unique mobility testing asset, about the Kettering University co-op education, and how mobility is changing how engineers are trained.

Feature Story Michigan Israel Business Accelerator CEO Scott Hiipakka is growing mobility efforts in Michigan

Creating mission, vision in first steps as Michigan Israel Business Accelerator CEO

Since Scott Hiipakka started in May 2019 as CEO of the Michigan Israel Business Accelerator (MIBA), the lessons he learned in the military, serving in Michigan government and on the ground during the Flint water crisis have come into focus.

Feature Story Army Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence Symposium and Exposition in Detroit

Creative efforts can help with challenges of IT recruiting

Like other sectors in an ever-changing economy, the U.S. Army faces challenges in recruiting highly skilled talent, especially in artificial intelligence and autonomous systems.

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Mobility Moments Podcast: Dr. Robert McMahan, Kettering University

January 9, 2020 - Driven catches up with Dr. Robert McMahan, president of Kettering University, to learn more about how Kettering's unique education model prepares mobility talent, why that's so important, who benefits, and so much more. Listen >>
 

Startup Spotlight Podcast: Ashok Sivanand, Integral

October 2, 2019 - This episode of Driven’s Startup Spotlight features Ashok Sivanand, Co-Founder and CEO of Integral, a software consulting firm in Detroit focused on solving important problems in transportation and mobility. Listen >>
 
 
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