PITTSBURGH, PA (May 1, 2019) Mayor William Peduto today travels to New York City for the Mayors Leadership Institute on Smart Cities, hosted by the U.S. Conference of Mayors and New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.
Pittsburgh has long been a leader in the smart city movement, by working with Carnegie Mellon University and other partners on the deployment of and response to new mobility and communications technologies such as autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles and shared mobility.
He is attending the institute with other Mayors including: Hardie Davis Jr of Augusta; Joseph P. Ganim of Bridgeport; Acquanetta Warren of Fontana; Debra March of Henderson; Robert Reichert of Macon; Adrian D. Perkins of Shreveport; David Condon of Spokane; and Reed Gusciora of Trenton.
Organizers are paying the costs of the Mayor’s travel. No city tax dollars are being spent. He returns to Pittsburgh Friday afternoon.
Mayor William Peduto’s Public Schedule – Wednesday, May 1, 2019:
Flight to New York City
Time: 1 p.m.
Smart Cities Welcome Reception and Dinner
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Saxon + Parole, 316 Bowery Street, NYC