Curing Congestion Through Computing

This piece from Fast Company looks at an effort by IBM to use computer systems to intuitively understand traffic systems and improve the way city infrastructure handles congestion.

"Using advanced analytics, the company's scientists are developing systems that will intuitively learn traffic patterns and behavior in an attempt to improve safety and route information for commuters and transport agencies.

IBM's General Manager of the Public Sector, Gerry Mooney is convinced that his firm can solve a problem that seems to have defeated just about anyone since the U.S.'s road network became snarled up."

Sharing data between transit agencies, departments of transportation and commuters is the ultimate goal.

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