To Make Intersections Smarter, We Need Cars To Be Smarter, Too
By: Joe Palca
December 27, 2013
Anyone who has waited endlessly at a red light at an empty four-way intersection knows traffic signals are not the most efficient way to keep traffic flowing. Computer scientists have figured out a way to utilize the space in intersections far more efficiently. The problem is the solution will have to wait for a day when cars can drive themselves.
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