Everybody hates city traffic. But few know that in fact, much of that traffic occurs due to an easily solvable problem.
In fact, one study found that an average of 30% in urban traffic consists solely of people looking for parking. These cars circle around the blocks, looking for spots without any idea whether one will open up anytime soon.
What if these cars could receive real-time updates on open parking spots near them? The reduction in traffic could be significant, alleviating anything from commuting time to environmental pollution. It’s just one of the many benefits that smart cities could provide. Continue reading How Smart Cities Could Change Traffic Norms