29 Dec '11, 2am

Smarter Cities project aims to cut commuting times: Sick of being stuck in traffic? A new project by IBM and the...

Sick of being stuck in traffic? A new project by IBM and the University of Guadalajara in Mexico is aiming to address the issue. They have created a Smarter Cities Exploration Centre which has the aim of tackling infrastructure challenges in major cities around the world. It focuses on advancing technology in areas such as transportation, healthcare, education, public safety, water and energy. Its initial focus is to develop a transportation pilot that could reduce commuting time by as much as 15 per cent in Guadalajara. This could represent around US$90million in savings per year. The pilot scheme will offer real-time analysis and forecast traffic behaviour for 1.7million vehicles in the city. Its objective is to increase the efficiency of commuting alternatives, including a 10mile north to south corridor that typically takes more than an hour to travel through. Both IBM ...

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