Building a smarter freeway
Monday, August 08, 2016
Conceived in the 1950s, the US interstate highway system today moves millions of cars and trucks throughout the nation every day.
As use grows, however, so does congestion. And we need new, smarter methods of routing and sorting traffic if we’re ever going to improve the situation. (Here are some smart new ways that some communities are trying: http://ow.ly/QtGU3003qGD .)
Southeastern Los Angeles County is no stranger to traffic congestion, and we’re also on the forefront of using new technology to ease commutes. Methods like real-time traffic info and automated safety systems are coming online to make the freeway function better for the 21st century. You can learn more at http://ow.ly/nqSS3003sax .