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Starship robots may return in future under new dining contractor

Starship’s food delivery robots, which roamed campus last school year, have been mysteriously missing from campus.

By India Krug, Staff Writer

September 23, 2020

Some of the Pitt community’s smallest pedestrians are missing this semester — the Starship Technologies food delivery robots. The robots, which became a part of campus culture, provided a meal option right outside students’ doors.

Food robot pilot testing begins on lower campus

Starship Technologies announced Tuesday that its food robots have begun completing deliveries to students on lower campus.

By Erica Guthrie, Assistant News Editor

October 30, 2019

Starship Technologies announced Tuesday that its food robots, which have already been seen around Oakland in their pilot phase, have begun completing deliveries to students on lower campus.

Everything we know about the Starship food delivery robots

Man and Starship delivery robot waiting at pedestrian crossing in Redwood City, California.

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor

September 8, 2019

The white, 2-foot tall battery-powered delivery robots will be sharing the sidewalk with Oakland pedestrians starting sometime in late September.

Oaklanders receive updates on neighborhood projects

Representatives from Walnut Capital, Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority and the University of Pittsburgh discussed development plans with the community on Wednesday evening.

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Oakland community members gathered Wednesday night as representatives from three different institutions — Pitt, Shadyside developer Walnut Capital and the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority — provided updates on projects that affect the neighborhood. The Oakland Planning and Development Corpora...

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