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Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

November 4, 2019

Berkeley Lab teams with the California Department of Transportation on real-time traffic analysis. Urban traffic roughly follows a…
Volkswagen is using quantum computers to optimize the traffic flow

November 1, 2019

Quantum computers are here to stay. They can be used in a variety of different ways, but Volkswagen…
Turning cars into robot traffic managers

November 9, 2018

Self-driving cars may one day do more than just get us from point A to point B. By…
Machine Learning to Help Optimize Traffic and Reduce Pollution

October 29, 2018

Berkeley Lab researchers use algorithms for smart and sustainable mobility solutions Applying artificial intelligence to self-driving cars to…
Supercomputing for better commuting: In pursuit of fuel economy, mobility

September 29, 2018

In a project leveraging computer vision, machine learning, and sensors, Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists are working with…
City planning can help keep bikers safe

September 20, 2018

Transportation infrastructure that encourages bicycling without interfering with traffic flow or exceeding budgets is a key issue for…
The Challenges of Congested Cities

June 20, 2018

As urban destinations become increasingly populated, urban planners face the daunting task of figuring out how to keep…
Optimising flow within mobility systems with AI

May 24, 2018

The Turing and Toyota Mobility Foundation collaborate to modernise city planning and traffic management. The Alan Turing Institute…
How a UA Engineer Gets Cars to Talk

March 15, 2018

The faint tremors of a coming earthquake in transportation can be felt, on this cool and cloudy weekday…
Drivers´ Mobile Devices Helps Stockholm Get Its Citizens Home Faster

November 21, 2017

Sweden’s capital is alleviating congestion and giving road users more accurate, live traffic information, thanks to BlipTrack technology…
Airshow Traffic Chaos Averted by Utilizing the Built-in Bluetooth in Spectators Cars

August 3, 2017

Following the disastrous traffic congestion caused by unexpectedly high spectator numbers at the 2012 Royal New Zealand Air…
5 Ways Cities Will Improve Because of Big Data

August 3, 2017

Big data is changing the way we do just about everything, so it is no surprise that it…
Bluetooth Technology Reveal Traffic Anomalies in Major Danish City

July 24, 2017

Thanks to years of collecting traffic data, based on the movement of driver´s mobile devices, Aarhus municipality in…
Variable Speed Limits Could Reduce Crashes, Ease Congestion in Highway Work Zones

June 7, 2017

As the summer months approach, most people turn to thoughts of sunshine, outdoor barbecues and destination trips. Yet…
NASA Drone Traffic Management Tests Take Off in Reno

May 30, 2017

NASA and its partners are in the midst of testing the next, more complex version of its Unmanned…
Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve traffic flow

May 11, 2017

The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in…
Traffic Anomalies No Longer a Mystery Thanks to Drivers´ Bluetooth Devices

April 12, 2017

Thanks to years of collecting traffic data, based on the movement of driver´s mobile devices, Aarhus municipality in…
Access to big data would help trucking companies improve safety and productivity

March 1, 2017

The trucking industry loses billions of dollars and wastes millions of hours each year sitting idle in traffic.…
Audi cars get connected to traffic light infrastructure – what benefits will it bring?

December 9, 2016

How much your driving style would change if you knew how traffic lights are going to change before…
Innovative Traffic Interchanges Help Drivers Avoid Crashes, Save Lives

May 12, 2016

The state of Missouri is a pioneer in adopting Diverging Diamond Interchanges (DDIs) named for their innovative design.…
On the way to intelligent traffic control

March 16, 2016

An important step towards a more efficient running of urban traffic is knowing how many cyclists, pedestrians, and…
Driverless cars could increase reliance on roads

February 26, 2016

Driverless vehicles could intensify car use — reducing or even eliminating promised energy savings and environmental benefits, a…
Twitter data can make roads safer during inclement weather

December 3, 2015

Go ahead, rant about the snow on Twitter. It can ease traffic on slippery, congested roads. That’s the…
Pedaling to Tomorrow: Could an Electric Bike Kick-Start the Future of Transportation?

June 26, 2015

Emerging from the San Jose train station on my superfast electric bike, I lean into the first turn,…
Technology that Enhances our Driving Experience

June 9, 2015

The basic driving experience has remained unchanged for years—the thrill of horsepower, the smell of high-octane gasoline, and…
Google’s Website Dedicated to its Self-Driving Cars Will List Data on Accidents

June 8, 2015

Following demands from consumer advocacy groups (such as the long-term critic Consumer Watchdog) for more transparency, the tech…
Solving Traffic Problems: The idea was too good to let go

April 27, 2015

A gadget for locating vehicles in town was too expensive to develop—but the solution was right at hand.…
New way to predict how traffic will flow

November 7, 2014

A reliable way of predicting the flow of traffic could be a great convenience for commuters, as well…
Taxi GPS data helps researchers study Hurricane Sandy’s effect on NYC traffic

November 3, 2014

When Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast in late October 2012, the “superstorm” disrupted traffic in New York…
Solo hybrid drivers in carpool lanes amplify gridlock

September 29, 2014

Allowing single-occupant hybrid cars to use carpool lanes – on some of Los Angeles’ busiest highways during rush…
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