UC Berkeley
| 05/04/2017 | Company, In the News

Berkeley, CA – Metropia, Inc.’s Founder and CEO Dr. Yi-Chang Chiu will join other transportation experts as a presenter in a two-day workshop called, “Designing Innovative Transportation Systems Solutions: Starting with Data”, to be held at the University of California at Berkeley’s Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing in May.

Hosted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and...

KVOA Tucson | 03/13/2016 | In the News

TUCSON - Wildcat fans, do you have traffic troubles or parking problems for every home game? Well, there is an app that has been developed in Tucson called "Metropia" that may solve this issue.

The University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services is working with Metropia to help Wildcat fans find available parking spaces and navigate traffic before big games.

"We worked...

Tech Launch Arizona | 03/08/2016 | Company, In the News

Tucson, Ariz. — The Tucson Festival of Books takes place on March 12th and 13th on the University of Arizona campus, and while the entire community is thrilled about this annual assembly of desert bibliophiles, impending traffic congestion seems sure to follow. Supported by partnerships with UA Parking and...

Metropia Featured on Government Technology’s GovTech100 List
Government Technology | 03/03/2016 | Company, In the News

Government Technology’s January/February 2016 issue includes an inaugural “GovTech 100” list of the top 100 companies who provide services for the government as strategic vendors and partners, with Metropia Inc. joining the impressive line-up. Metropia’s urban mobility management solution connects government...

Metropia tests powerful app which will make El Paso less congested, more connected
PR Newswire | 02/25/2016 | In the News

500 drivers will be first to get app giving data to software developers, transportation planners

EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2016 -- Metropia's powerful next generation transportation app is coming to El Paso.

Unlike other travel transportation apps, Metropia suggests the best routes and the best times to leave so you can avoid congestion. But Metropia goes further...

SXSW Survival Guide: Where to Crash, Eat and Play
USAToday | 10Best | 02/19/2016 | In the News

When the SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival hits, Austin becomes almost an entirely different city. It's important to know how to get around, and what to see and do during festival time. Here we give you our inside picks on where to stay, play and eat during SXSW.

Where to stay

It's no surprise with a festival this huge – the complete festival draws more...

KXAN Austin
KXAN | 12/10/2015 | In the News

AUSTIN (KXAN) — As thousands look forward to experiencing the Trail of Lights this weekend, there’s a chance wet weather could change those plans Saturday evening.

“We constantly monitor the weather and any storms in and around the area, we work closely with the city,” said Trail of Lights Executive Director, James Russell. “It really does take a full year to plan the event and all...

Community Impact Newspaper
Community Impact | 12/04/2015 | In the News

Patrons heading to the 2015 Austin Trail of Lights on Dec. 8-22 can expect road closures, but a smartphone app can help navigate to Zilker Park.

Metropia Inc., which released its traffic navigation app in May, and the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority announced a partnership with the Trail of Lights Foundation to help visitors navigate their way to the festival....

The Tennessean
The Tennessean | 11/13/2015 | In the News

Last Saturday night, my wife and I decided last minute to head to a concert downtown. We jumped on I-40 just before flashing signs forced us to exit because the interstate was closed.

Fair enough.  After exiting onto Charlotte Avenue, we drove for about a mile, only to discover part of Charlotte was closed.

No problem. I cut through The Nations, then through a...

My Statesman - Austin
Austin Statesman | 09/15/2015 | In the News

In the Sept. 3 Viewpoints editorial, the American-Statesman argued that traffic congestion will increase in Austin, and that our community needs a tech solution to solve it. I want to thank the Statesman for recognizing this key issue and say that I agree that we need multiple resources to address our traffic woes. In fact, at the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, that is what we do...

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