Metropia's patented algorithms can alleviate your rush hour woes

Yi-Chang Chiu, an associate professor of civil engineering at the University of Arizona (UA) and the founder of Metropia Inc., a Tucson-based startup with roots in the UA, recently received the patent for the “active traffic and demand management system” he created for the mobile app Smartrek. Chiuโ€™s startup, Metropia Inc., has an exclusive license … Read more

Startup Smartrek aims to give you a smoother commute

The founders of Metropia have launched Smartrek a traffic demand management app that can predict vehicular traffic flows using real-time traffic data and predictive algorithm to provide travelers with the clearest routes and future departure times to help alleviate traffic congestion and pollution citywide. Users of the apps can earn credit for items by choosing … Read more