16 Aug '12, 1pm

How big data drives intelligent transportation

How big data drives intelligent transportation

America has been built and shaped by its ability to move people and goods freely and quickly, fueled by oil. But this “freedom” comes at a cost. Transportation is America’s number-two consumer cost after housing. American drivers pay $8,000 a year for an auto they drive only 4 percent of the time. According to RMI research , using vehicles more productively can provide the same or better access to transportation services with 46–84 percent less driving . Fortunately, we can now access and share detailed transportation data on an unprecedented scale, allowing creative software app developers to expand and enhance our mobility options. It all amounts to an emerging new transportation paradigm. Imagine, for example, this scenario: While eating breakfast, you receive a notification on your smartphone alerting you to weather-induced traffic delays along your normal route to wor...

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