Starting this summer, Spirit Airlines will offer low-cost non-stop flights from Pittsburgh to several cities across the country.
See who topped the first Social Justice Innovation Weekend from Repair the World: Pittsburgh.
Chosen candidates will pilot their products or services with various departments at the City of Pittsburgh or any participating organizations for three to four months.
"It's extraordinary in that this is really a community effort and represents the unique assets that we have in this region."
“This is truly a grassroots effort that started with community leaders who looked around and realized that Pittsburgh's cultural vibrancy did not extend beyond the city."
“I’m on cloud nine right now,” says first-time nominee Casey Renee from Whitfield, adding “It’s so exciting to be on this list next to pastry chefs I look up to. It feels good.”
Nova Place will offer free, state-of-the-art technology provided by Comcast and innovative entrepreneurial support provided by Urban Innovation21.
Using a state-of-the-art levitation system and aerodynamic design, the pod can currently travel more than 220 miles per hour.
The companies said Argo would develop an autonomous vehicle for production and its technology later could be licensed to other companies.
“We're looking at retraining people from the coal mines, but also enabling new career opportunities so young people can stay in the area."