Smart Intersections

Who would have thought…Detroit state of the art for moving cars, bicycles, and people safely through intersections. Asbury Park could do this.

BY  JUNE 11, 2018

These Smarter Stoplights Could Be Lifesavers

New traffic signals in Detroit are designed to help pedestrians, cyclists and ambulances get through intersections, while helping traffic planners test safety improvements quickly.

Miovision, a vendor working in partnership with Detroit, has touted the city’s newest signal exchange as “the world’s smartest intersection.” (Miovision)

But in solving that very basic problem, the city has taken significant steps toward creating some of the smartest intersections in the country. It is experimenting with five “smart intersections” along a nearly two-mile stretch of Larned Street near the riverfront, including some downtown sites.”

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