Enhanced SMART Signal system provides real-time traffic data to road users and traffic engineers

lightWhen traffic signals run efficiently, local road networks become faster and safer. And with increasing congestion on our nation’s roadways, transportation engineers are looking for new ways to monitor and manage local traffic signal systems. Despite this growing need for traffic signal data and analysis, most existing signal control systems don’t make it convenient to monitor or archive traffic signal performance data. That’s where SMART Signal (Systematic Monitoring of Arterial Road and Traffic Signals) technology developed by University of Minnesota researchers comes in.

Read more in the April issue of Catalyst.

Posted in Traffic data, Urban transportation

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