Cities Get ‘Smart’

Major municipalities across the globe are increasingly adding intelligent-transportation systems to the infrastructure of cities. Pretty soon, high-tech cities will include traffic-management systems, smart charging for plug-in electric vehicles, and more. But what will all this mean for construction?…
For contractors, the area of highest investment will be smart transportation or traffic-management systems, which includes adaptive signaling. Pike says by the end of 2017, these systems will be ubiquitous within virtually every major city.