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Metro21: Smart Cities Institute Podcast

Jun 17, 2020

This episode of Metro21's podcast features the inaugural Executive Director of Allies for Children, Patrick Down. Host Karen Lightman and Dowd sit down to talk about child equity, COVID-19, and the current civil unrest flooding the nation. Check it out!

Apr 10, 2020

In this podcast, Metro21 Executive Director Karen Lightman sits down with Brett Crawford and Jenee Iyer from the Arts Management & Technology (AMT) Lab at Carnegie Mellon University. They discussed several topics related to their Metro21 project: Public Art & IoT. They talked about their inspiration for the project, the...

Nov 15, 2019

On this episode of the podcast, Karen Lightman, Metro21 Executive Director sits down with Waynesburg University President Douglas Lee to discuss everything from the future of rural mobility to running triathlons in Death Valley. Make sure to tune in!

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Sep 8, 2019

Metro21 Executive Director, Karen Lightman, sat down with Santiago Garces, Pittsburgh's Director of Innovation and Performance to discuss innovation within 21st century cities. 


"I'm a big fan of the podcast! I was thrilled to hear Santi Garces talk about RoadBotics and the work we did together under his leadership."...

Aug 5, 2019

This episode of the Metro21: Smart Cities Institute podcast welcomes Samantha "Sam" Stedford from the Pittsburgh International Airport. She has been a leading advocate for the technological and social advancement of the airport, and has served as the liaison between PIT International Airport and Metro21.

Karen Lightman,...