|City:||New York City|
|Challenge Owner:||Transit Innovation Partnership|
|Challenge Website:||Challenge Website|
|Challenge Award:||Launch a startup-pilot with Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)|
|Theme / Sector:||Urban planning / transportation|
|Challenge Blurb:||The Transit Tech Lab is an accelerator program for startups solving public transportation challenges. Companies pilot their technology with a transit system and help transform New York City.|
|Challenge Description:||The Transit Tech Lab is a program of the Transit Innovation Partnership, a public private partnership. As a startup you must focus on solving one of the following challenges: |
1: How can we reduce traffic by improving coordination at the curb?
2: How can public transit generate more entrepreneurial revenue?
3: How can we make New York’s public transit systems more accessible?
|Open for Submissions:||Yes|
|Deadline for Submissions:||November 30, 2019|
|Key Dates:||January 14-16, 2020: Semifinalists present proposals in-person in New York |
February 24, 2020: 8-week accelerator begins
June 10, 2020: Pilots launch to test promising solutions with MTA
|Who Can Apply:||Growth-stage technology companies with a working version of their technology and proven track record of successfully integrating with customers|
If selected, key team members must be able to attend accelerator events in-person in New York City for the duration of the program
|Registration Details:||Through the website|
For application assistance: Danish Cleantech Hub, New York