Sponsors/Partners

Connected Corridors has, since its beginning, partnered with a number of companies and organizations in the technical, scientific, education, and transportation communities.

AT&T

AT&T helps millions of people and businesses around the globe stay connected through leading wireless, high-speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. AT&T Labs Advanced Technologies draws on a rich heritage of innovation and a strong culture that encourages openness, teamwork and collaboration across the industry as well as with outside collaborators, including academia. AT&T is building new technologies, products and services that improve lives at home, work and play.

Caltrans

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is the nation's largest state transportation agency. Responsible for more than 50,000 miles of California highway and freeway lanes, Caltrans also provides inter-city rail services, permits more than 400 public-use airports and special-use hospital heliports, and works with hundreds of local agencies.

Ericsson

Ericsson, headquartered in Sweden, is one of the world's leading telecommunications companies, offering mobile and fixed networks, multimedia solutions and telecom services. It uses innovation to empower people, business and society and envisions a Networked Society that is sustainable, and where everything that can benefit from a communications connection will have one.

France-Berkeley Fund

The France Berkeley Fund was established in 1993 as a partnership between the government of France and the University of California at Berkeley, the France-Berkeley Fund (FBF) promotes scholarly exchange in all disciplines between UC Berkeley and all research centers and public institutions of higher education in France.

Google

Google's mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. As part of this it has expanded into traffic and vehicle related information by creating maps, delivering transit and road congestion information, building and testing autonomous cars, and developing a smartphone platform and applications.

Here

HERE is a major supplier of base electronic navigable maps and a leading global provider of mapping, traffic, and location data enabling navigation, location-based services, and mobile advertising. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia (link is external) but operates independently.

IBM

IBM is a globally integrated technology and consulting company headquartered in Armonk, New York. With operations in more than 170 countries, IBM attracts and retains some of the world's most talented people to help solve problems and provide an edge for businesses, governments and non-profits. Its "Smarter Cities" initiative has transportation improvement as one of its cornerstones.

Inria

Inria, a Paris based public science and technology institution established in 1967, is the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria’s 3,400 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future.

LA Metro

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people – nearly one-third of California’s residents – live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.

National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense."

New Cities Foundation

New Cities Foundation, headquartered in Geneva is a non-profit institution whose mission is to create more dynamic, sustainable, just and creative cities around the world. It conducts applied research and hosts events around the world. Its mission is to harness the potential of innovation to better address today’s and tomorrow’s urban challenges and to transform the lives of people in all cities, rich and poor, big and small, emerging and mature.

Nokia

Finnish-headquartered Nokia, one of the world's leading cellphone manufacturers, has long been a pioneer in supplying mapping and traffic data to users of its phones. The company’s mission is simple: Connecting People. Its goal is to build great mobile products that enable billions of people worldwide to enjoy more of what life has to offer. Its challenge is to achieve this in an increasingly dynamic and competitive environment.

Roadify

Roadify, a tech startup, aims to combine the world's wealth of public transit information into one simple and fun-to-use platform to help travelers navigate their way through a city. The platform also includes up-to-the-minute updates from fellow app users to crowdsource real-time data on transit stoppages and delays.

Siemens

Siemens is one of the world’s largest technology companies, focusing on electrification, automation, and digitalization. Connecting information technology with transportation expertise, Siemens is constantly developing new, intelligent mobility solutions that increase availability of infrastructure, optimize throughput of people and goods, and improve passenger experience.

TSS

TSS-Transport Simulation Systems develops, markets and supports Aimsun and Aimsun Online, the traffic modelling software of choice for thousands of licensed users worldwide.

Waze

Waze is a crowdsourced traffic, mapping and navigation company that started in Israel. It represents a new way of building up-to-the-minute road maps and current road traffic conditions based on GPS and speed data shared by users running the app on a smartphone, and supplies routing and turn-by-turn navigation to its users based on that real-time data.