Smart Cities Solving Parking and Driving Challenges

Smart cities and cars are getting even smarter as technological disruption continues to shake up the transportation industry. By 2021, more than 380 million connected cars are expected to be on the road, as automakers plan to connect the majority of the vehicles they sell, according to research from BI Intelligence. This connectivity is leading to
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He’s Helping Pittsburgher Drivers Get The Green Light

About six years ago, Stephen Smith was stopped at a traffic light in East Liberty, driving home from Carnegie Mellon University. The robotics professor had been working over a tricky problem — how to make urban traffic flow more efficiently. Computer simulations showed his proposed system worked, but he needed a place to test it
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Green Lights All the Way

It’s green lights all the way baby in parts of Pittsburgh due to the implementation of a decentralized traffic system overseen by a Carnegie Mellon robotics professor. The adaptive traffic control signal system from Surtrac uses a combination of traffic theory and artificial intelligence to follow traffic flow on a real-time basis. The signals at intersections are controlled by
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Pittsburgh’s North Shore traffic gets critical look

An East Liberty company that helped reduce traffic delays in that busy East End neighborhood is being recruited to do the same on the North Shore, where major sporting events and concerts routinely tie up traffic. “It’s not possible to remove congestion after a major event. But we can make that period of clearing out
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Stadium authority could hire consultant to study, help improve North Shore traffic

Anyone who has tried to get out of the gridlock that is the North Shore after a Steelers game knows that traffic conditions could be improved, to put it mildly. Some help — or at least study — may be on the way. Pittsburgh’s stadium authority is expected to vote Thursday on whether to hire
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Adaptive Traffic Signal Study Seeks To Improve North Shore Traffic Flow

Pittsburgh Stadium Authority board set to vote Thursday on study of system that cut travel delays over 40% in East Liberty PITTSBURGH, PA (October 7, 2015) The board of the Stadium Authority of the City of Pittsburgh is set to vote Thursday on a traffic management study seeking to cut traffic times, vehicle stops and
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