Self Driving Cars

Autonomous cars promise to bring many benefits to our roads in the near future. From reducing the risk of “sleeping at the wheel,” to reducing traffic accidents and eliminating traffic-related deaths on public roads. Both policy makers and automobile manufacturers tout the benefits of autonomous cars in our communities.  To fulfill these promises engineers and car manufacturers are working quicklyRead More

Self Driving Cars

Unpredictable weather conditions like snow storms, heavy rain, and dense fog can be a significant source of frustration for drivers. Not only do these factors contribute to traffic accidents and injuries on our public roads, but they can also lead to deaths across America. As the U.S. government seeks to reduce deaths caused by traffic accidents to zero within 30Read More

Infrastructure

U.S. cities continue to experience ongoing growth, and this means that pedestrians and motorists are having to engage with each other frequently. As populations get denser in urban areas, local politicians need to find new and innovative ways to ensure efficient travel for drivers while also maintain safety for pedestrians.This is no easy task, and intersections the areas where interactionsRead More

Pedestrian Safety

The Current State Of School Zone SafetyA recent study by Safe Kids Worldwide shows alarming trends when it comes to the safety of students traveling to school. As of 2015, about five pedestrians died in school zones each week.While the United States has seen the deaths of schools zones has decreased over the past 20 years, many experts are concernedRead More

Traffic Safety

IoT Technology: The Future Of Smart Cities In AmericaWe live in a technology-driven world where technological devices control everything around us. Everything from interactive microwaves and cars, to smart cars, our lives are shaped by IoT technology. Devices that communicate with each other through the Internet leverage IoT networks to increase the breadth and value of data that is collected at each pointRead More

road design

How To Make City Streets Safer With Smart DesignAs the U.S. continues to see more drivers on the roads than ever before, state and local lawmakers are looking for ways to create safer streets to be enjoyed by all city residents. While many new and innovative safety measures are being implemented throughout urban environments, city planners can look to existingRead More

Pedestrian Safety

Securing Pedestrian SafetyTraffic accidents continue to be the leading form of death in the United States, and this trend continues to climb in our city streets. As more people walk from place to place to save money or stay fit, local policymakers are starting to see a dangerous pattern where walking in urban environments is getting more dangerous each year.FromRead More

Pedestrian Safety

Securing Pedestrian SafetyAs the American population continues to grow, cities throughout the U.S. see a population influx in many regions. As more people congregate in urban environments, economic forces in these areas often see a substantial increase in many aspects, and there are many benefits from this ongoing population trend.As cities grow, so do the benefits that many sectors ofRead More

Self Driving Cars

While autonomous cars and trucks are just beginning to hit the roads in the US, self-driving technology has already been implemented in agricultural vehicles and even large-scale mining operations.This technological evolution is a natural progression in this highly competitive and volatile mining industry.In recent years the mining sector has seen an increase of automation and other technological advances in everythingRead More

Self Driving Cars

The Rise Of Automobiles And Dangers To PedestriansFor decades, automobiles have been the primary form of transportation across the U.S. As their popularity has increased, instances involving pedestrians and vehicle crashes have also grown to the point where today almost 100 people die each day from vehicle crashes.Roads are becoming filled with vehicles, and at the same time, U.S. citiesRead More

Self Driving Cars

Technology Connecting The World & Shipping SystemsAs the world’s economic systems continue to become more connected, shipping companies are utilizing advanced systems to improve efficiency and reduce costs.Autonomous vehicle technology is quickly evolving, and as self-driving tech is showcased in personal vehicles, many of the most significant advancements in this industry will be seen in shipping applications.Driverless technology promises theRead More

New Technology

As motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians we all deal with them: The guy who pushes his way into a traffic lane without even glancing; the teenage girl who rolls through an intersection because she’s texting; the middle-aged man who drives his sports car like he’s in a video game.Do you call 911?Do the cops even care?If you’re like most law-abiding citizens,Read More

Self Driving Cars

Our Transport Revolution  Autonomous vehicles have a bright future in the United States. As technology continues to advance, our roads will begin to be filled with vehicles that leverage various benefits for pedestrians, other vehicles, and bicyclists. In a series of tests in 2014, Google performed several experiments find how sharing the road with autonomous cars will impact bicyclists. ThisRead More

Self Driving Cars

Self-Driving Technology And DataAs today’s automobile manufacturers continue to strive toward more autonomous technology, the amount of data that is collected, processed and shared among the various onboard instruments.Even the most basic level of self-driving technology requires that cars be outfitted with advanced instruments to read and understand the surrounding environment to make decisions.Some of these tools include: Long-range radarLIDARRead More

Pedestrian Safety

A Historically Deadly YearLast year marked an unfortunate record, as 2016 saw nearly 6,000 pedestrian deaths. This marks the highest total pedestrian deaths than two decades, according to results from a recent study.This unfortunate record is even more alarming as we see an increase of 25% of pedestrian deaths between 2010 and 2015. Pedestrians now account for the largest portionRead More