Kansas town traffic control goes wireless

Aug 29, 2005

The Kansas City suburb of Lenexa, Kan., has selected Alvarion Limited to deploy a wireless telephone and broadband network linking city traffic operations.

Alvarion said late last week that the project will utilize the BreezeACCESS 900 system to provide communications to city buildings and vehicles and to remotely operate fixed video cameras and traffic lights.

The first 10 square miles of the project should be up and running at the end of the month. The remaining 30 square miles will be covered in Phase 2.

The funding for the project comes from Project GreenLight, a venture of 19 communities in the Kansas City area aimed at decreasing traffic congestion and air pollution by fine-tuning traffic flows in the area.

Copyright 2005 by United Press International

Explore further: Five things to know about Clinton's State Department emails

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Why companies don't learn from their mistakes

16 minutes ago

The mobile phone bill is not quite correct, the wrong food is served at a restaurant or the hotel room hasn't been properly cleaned: Most of us may have been annoyed about situations like these. Self-confident customers then ...

Oat breakfast cereals may contain a common mold-related toxin

36 minutes ago

Oats are often touted for boosting heart health, but scientists warn that the grain and its products might need closer monitoring for potential mold contamination. They report in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that s ...

Britain clamps down on cold-calling epidemic

36 minutes ago

Companies that bombard customers with nuisance calls and texts could face large fines under changes to British law announced Wednesday that make it easier for regulators to take action.

A new sungrazing comet may brighten in the evening sky

36 minutes ago

A newly-discovered comet may soon become bright enough to see from a sky near you. Originally dubbed SOHO-2875, it was spotted in photos taken by the Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) earlier this ...

Recommended for you

Kids and robots learn to write together (w/ Video)

1 hour ago

Who is the teacher: the student or the machine? By showing a robot how to write letters, children improve their writing skills and gain self-‐confidence. This system, called CoWriter, was developed by EPFL researchers.

Laser weapon system stops truck in field test

1 hour ago

Lockheed Martin's 30-kilowatt fiber laser weapon system successfully disabled the engine of a small truck during a recent field test, demonstrating the rapidly evolving precision capability to protect military ...

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.