Intelligent Traffic System Predicts Future Traffic Flow on Multiple Roads
Optimized by Evolution, Ants Don't Have Traffic Jams
Two new studies suggest ways of improving traffic flow
New way to predict how traffic will flow
A reliable way of predicting the flow of traffic could be a great convenience for commuters, as well as a significant energy-saver. During an emergency evacuation following a natural disaster, reliable predictions ...
Kinshasa co-op hopes to conquer the world with traffic robots
Can giant robots with a deep voice and massive arms be the answer to easing traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
Eliminating unexplained traffic jams
Everybody's experienced it: a miserable backup on the freeway, which you think must be caused by an accident or construction, but which at some point thins out for no apparent reason.
Waze traffic app integrated in Google Maps
Google said Tuesday it began integrating into its online maps features from the Waze traffic app it acquired earlier this year in a deal said to be worth some $1 billion.
New LED streetlight design curbs light pollution
Streetlights illuminate the night, shining upon roadways and sidewalks across the world, but these ubiquitous elements of the urban environment are notoriously inefficient and major contributors to light ...
What causes traffic gridlock?
Everyday life enters a different phase on the Tuesday after Labor Day, the unofficial start of autumn in the United States. As students and employees return from vacation, and vehicles fully flood roadways ...
A mathematical model for moving bottlenecks in road traffic
Serious traffic gridlocks, like the jam on Beijing's national expressway a few months ago which brought vehicles to a halt for days, are a real-world issue needing attention. Unfortunately, such standstills are not uncommon ...
Traffic jams follow explosive pattern, says researcher (w/Video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Picture this next time you're stuck in traffic: Thousands of wildebeests loping across the Serengeti Plain when suddenly a few spooked animals turn the orderly migration into a sea of locked ...
New regional traffic model to combat urban road congestion
Until now, traffic flow models have been based on individual vehicles or roads. The length of time needed for calculating models for larger areas, such as complete cities, was too great. However, Dr Victor ...
Smart satnav drives around the blue highway blues
Endlessly frustrated by congested roads, computer scientists at California State University, in Fullerton have developed a satellite navigation system, GeoTNavi, which hooks into historical traffic data and current vehicle ...
Scientists investigate using artificial intelligence for next-generation traffic control
(Phys.org)—Researchers at the University of Southampton are investigating the application of artificial intelligence (AI) technology for controlling traffic lights.