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How a Wireless Sensor System in the Busiest City Intersections Can Save Lives

Blog Post created by iotnews Employee on Jun 23, 2017

In an MIT Technology Review article, Elizabeth Woyke reported that, "In March, [Verizon] began collecting car, bike, and pedestrian traffic data at one of [Boston's] most hectic intersections.  'Boston will use the information to redesign its streets', says Vineet Gupta, director of policy and planning for the Boston Transportation Department.  'The data can measure if interventions such as changing traffic signal timings or installing a bike lane have been effective, he adds.'"

Link to article: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/607975/how-a-wireless-sensor-system-in-the-busiest-city-intersections-can-save-lives/

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