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September 19, 2018

Self-driving Cars Rev Up Pittsburgh’s Tech Sector

“To secure Pittsburgh’s ongoing place in the burgeoning AV industry, RIDC’s Smith urges more investment in CMU and other Pittsburgh-area universities and training programs; more site and facility preparation; and reduced regulations and other costs.

“Now is not the time to declare victory,” he says. “[It’s the time] to double down and leverage this amazing nascent cluster and the competitive advantage that CMU provides for the region.”

Self-driving cars rev up Pittsburgh’s tech sector