Through Partnership with its home metro, Carnegie Mellon’s Metro21 initiative seeks to¬†research, develop and deploy 21st century solutions to the challenges facing metro areas.


Recently, the City of Pittsburgh was announced as a finalist in the DOT Smart Cities Challenge. The City recently submitted their final application. In June, the winner of the challenge will be announced and will receive over $50 million dollars to implement their plan to improve and create new smart transportation solutions in their city.

Metro21 is pleased to partner and support these types of endeavors with it’s community partners. Learn more about our metro partnerships.

Our initiative supports a variety of research, development, and deployment of Carnegie Mellon projects that seek to solve problems in a variety of focus areas. Read more about our projects.

If you have questions or would like to get involved with our partnership, please feel free to contact us or sign up for our weekly newsletter on the bottom right of the page.