Ignition Magazine: News from TRB’s IDEA Programs – Fall/Winter 2012

The latest issue of Ignition, a periodic news magazine from TRB’s Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) programs, examines a smart phone application designed to help reduce expensive paratransit trips; a laser-based system that can measure the shape, position, and dimension of bridge members; a prototype sensing platform that can detect driver drowsiness without physical contact; audio cues to help truck drivers stay alert; and more.