Coastal flooding increases Bay Area traffic delays and accidents

Almost half of the world's population currently lives in cities and that number is projected to rise significantly in the near future. This rapid urbanization is contributing to increased flood risk due to the growing concentration ...

Worn tires could be reused in new asphalt roadways

Swiss drivers wear out countless tires. Instead of incinerating them, they could be reused locally: The asphalt of various countries has long contained rubber from used tires. Empa and its partners from industry are adopting ...

3D holographic head-up display could improve road safety

Researchers have developed the first LiDAR-based augmented reality head-up display for use in vehicles. Tests on a prototype version of the technology suggest that it could improve road safety by 'seeing through' objects ...

GPS tracking could help tigers and traffic coexist in Asia

More than 100,000 tigers ranged across Asia a century ago, from the Indian subcontinent to the Russian Far East. Today they are endangered, with only about 4,000 tigers left in the wild. The greatest threats they face are ...

Green quay will provide a green fjord

Many tourists who want to experience Geiranger fjord, a World Heritage site, come by sea in cruise ships. These large ships are currently powered by fossil fuels, but the Norwegian Parliament has adopted a requirement for ...

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