Car-Based Technology That Could Invigorate Cities

As new vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure technologies begin to dominate the auto industry, Will Knight writes that advancements in wireless transmissions, sensor and radar technology will have a ripple effect on city planning. This technology will help to improve road conditions with real-time data helping to coordinate traffic flow and management. However, increased connectivity through wireless communications will require a supporting infrastructure that facilitates data sharing while protecting private information, Knight writes.