Data-driven Research Aims to Solve First/Last-Mile Problem

Primary tabs

MetroLab Network has partnered with Government Technology to bring its readers a segment called the MetroLab Innovation of the Month Series, which highlights impactful tech, data, and innovation projects underway between cities and universities.

This month’s installment of the Innovation of the Month series explores the work of Georgia Tech and the city of Atlanta on the Socially Aware Mobility Lab (SAM).

MetroLab’s Ben Levine spoke with Pascal Van Hentenryck, an A. Russell Chandler III chair and professor in Georgia Tech's H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and head of the SAM Lab; Jacob Tzegaegbe, senior transportation policy advisor for Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and part of the SAM advisory board; and Debra Lam, managing director of smart cities and inclusive innovation at Georgia Tech.

You can read the entire interview here:


  • Workflow Status:Published
  • Created By:Shelley Wunder-Smith
  • Created:04/07/2020
  • Modified By:Andy Haleblian
  • Modified:04/14/2020


  • No categories were selected.