Paving the way for the Autonomous Technology Industry to Grow & Thrive

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Middlesex County, New Jersey is paving the way for the development, testing and implementation of autonomous technology.

In fact, breakthrough innovation is already underway.

Middlesex County has partnered with the Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT), the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and private companies to tackle some of the country’s most pressing infrastructure challenges, especially those that are endemic in high-volume multimodal corridors like the Northeast.

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Hear why Verizon selected Middlesex County as the location for their 5G Connected, Autonomous, Shared Electric Vehicles to transport hospital patients.

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Discover the interconnected elements that create this thriving ecosystem and learn more about why

Middlesex County is the right fit for your autonomous technology company.

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One of the highest educated, highest skilled tech workforces in the U.S.
38 million consumers and $2.8 trillion GDP within 150 miles
Over $1 billion in VC investment in transportation technology over the past 3 years
Middlesex County is actively partnering with autonomous vehicle-related companies to build DataCity, an Autonomous & Smart Mobility Initiative
NJ is ranked #1 Most Connected State for broadband connectivity and infrastructure
Exit 8A creates a primary market for autonomous vehicle development and usage

Behind those numbers are real people and real companies that want to share why they chose Middlesex County.

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Middlesex County has progressive leadership engaging with CAIT and essentially providing an innovation ecosystem that can attract businesses and companies that would be working in these emerging areas and technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles
Dr. Ali Maher

Director of Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation

The living lab at Middlesex County (DataCity) offers us the opportunity to bring these technologies to life in the place where you have the dense urban atmosphere and can put the technologies to the test
Arleny Valle

Mechanical Engineer, Verizon

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Explore the elements that create the perfect ecosystem for autonomous technology to thrive

DataCity: Middlesex County’s Autonomous & Smart Mobility Initiative

Government Support

Rutgers Center For Advanced Infrastructure & Transportation


Verizon Autonomous Shuttle Program

Get in Touch with the Middlesex County Business Engagement Team

Take advantage of our wide variety of tools and data, such as:
The Middlesex County Business Portal

An interactive, GIS-based economic development tool that provides resources to make site location decisions for commercial and industrial sectors. Downloadable traffic counts, marketplace profiles, and demographics are available at no cost.

Customized Market and Economic Modeling Reports

Market & Economic Modeling Data provides you with customized site-specific insight for business expansion, decision making and site selection.

Employee Training Programs

Through the Office of Career Opportunities, Middlesex County offers tailored employee training programs that will enhance your employees’ skills and allow them to obtain industry recognized credentials.

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