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3 Cs Make It Easier To Live With Your 70 Million New Smart City Neighbors Part 3: Cost-Effectiveness

In our two previous blog posts, we discussed connectivity and coverage as essential components of Smart Cities. In this final post, we explore a primary benefit achieved from collecting data through mobile devices: cost-effectiveness. Challenges of Collecting Traffic Data According to a survey conducted in 2012, fifty-two transportation agencies across the U.S. reported the primary …

3 Cs Make It Easier to Live with your 70 Million New Smart City Neighbors Part 2: Coverage

In a previous blog post, we shared how connectivity–particularly connected vehicles–can help power tomorrow’s Smart City. In this post, we explore how advances afforded by mobile technologies have radically changed our coverage of traffic network data, and how this helps to illuminate previously invisible city streets. To develop plans for organizing mass transit routes, transportation …

Traffic Crashes are Not Accidents: Reducing Fatalities in NYC

More than 40,000 individuals could die in traffic crashes in the US this year, and another 2.3 million injured or disabled. On average, 100+ people are dying daily on American roads. In cities like New York, the costs of bad driving are especially high. Every two hours, a New Yorker is killed or seriously injured …