Extreme weather is now becoming frequent as a result of a warming planet. Bus, rail, and subway operations have been impacted by extreme weather events, including flash floods and winter storms. This challenge calls for technologies that help make public transportation more responsive to extreme weather events and that reduce greenhouse emissions.
Examples relating to sustainability include:
Learn about the application process, criteria, and hear directly from MTA and PANYNJ leadership.
The Transit Tech Lab offers growth-stage companies the opportunity to pilot innovative solutions with the nation’s largest public transit system. Applicants have the opportunity to deploy solutions with public agencies, access funded pilots, and collaborate with subject matter experts in their field.
February 17 Virtual Information Session #1
March 10 Virtual Information Session #2
March 25 Application Deadline
April 20-22 Virtual Pitch Presentations & Demo Day
May 9-June 30 Eight week proof-of-concept
September 6 Pilot Period
Transit agency participants in the Sustainability Challenge include: