Traffic21 is a multi-disciplinary research institute of Carnegie Mellon University. Its goal is to design, test, deploy and evaluate information and communications technology based solutions to address the problems facing the transportation system of the Pittsburgh region and the nation.

The Pittsburgh region will serves as a “learning lab,” deploying solutions that can be applied around the nation and the globe. Traffic21 will leverage Carnegie Mellon’s leadership in relevant areas such as critical infrastructure, transportation access, transportation routing, human factors, artificial intelligence, web applications and autonomous vehicles.

Traffic21 is directed from Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, consisting of a School of Public Policy and Management and a School of Information Systems and Management. Faculty and students from the range of Carnegie Mellon schools and colleges contribute to Traffic21 research.