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The Greater Portland region is facing more complex challenges than ever before. Join us as we collaborate, innovate and meet these challenges head on.

Greater Portland Inc and the Technology Association of Oregon are collaborating to produce the region’s first ever mobility tech challenge. The inaugural Greater Portland Tech Challenge pairs technology firms with transit agencies, governments, community organizations, transportation companies and engineering/ professional services firms to explore technology solutions to the region’s mobility and transportation challenges.

Through this year’s mobility focused tech challenge we will explore some of the most interesting and confounding problems facing this region.  Get your challenge ready. We think the region’s tech talent, creative thinkers and problem solvers can innovate ways to move this region!

Here’s a couple challenges we’ve already heard about:

  • We’re trying to figure out last mile connections between transit and work.
  • How do we bridge the digital divide to bring mobility options to under-represented residents?
  • We need help with data collection, visualization and coordination. 
  • How will autonomous vehicles integrate into existing transportation networks?

Public and private sector partners are welcome to bring your mobility challenge to the tech challenge so innovators from the private and public sector can explore solutions that need both perspectives.  For details and the "rules of the road" visit http://www.greaterportland2020.com/techchallenge.

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