Pritzker announces funding for electric vehicle training facility at Heartland Community College

Gov. Pritzker talks manufacturing jobs in Normal

WATCH LIVE: Gov. JB Pritzker is at Heartland Community College at Normal to announce expanding training for high-demand manufacturing jobs and investing in downstate communities.https://week.com/politics/

Posted by 25 News on Wednesday, April 28, 2021

NORMAL (WEEK) — Gov. Pritzker on Wednesday announced $15 million to create two manufacturing training academies in Normal and the Metro East area near St. Louis.

The Normal facility will be located at Heartland Community College.

State funds will be met with $4.95 million in matching commitments for capital projects, as well as additional support from employers and regional

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New Jersey, Rutgers U. choose vendor for CAV testing facility

Written by Ryan Johnston

Rutgers University’s transportation center on Thursday selected a vendor to design a “smart mobility” testing ground that state and local agencies plan to use for connected and autonomous vehicle research around New Jersey.

The university’s Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation will work with Iteris, a company that develops traffic-measuring sensors and software, to design and implement a vehicle test site near Rutgers’ New Brunswick campus. It will also be open to state and local government agencies, including the New Jersey Department of Transportation.

The testing ground will serve as a

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