Traffic and How to Avoid Future ‘Carmaggedons’

With the availability of this data, network operators — think your city or state’s departments of transportation— can make more intelligent decisions about traffic flow, such as how to adjust the timing of traffic lights; when to change messages on digital billboards; how to time meter ramps and so on. Using predictive software, cities can forecast traffic buildup in specific locations up to sixty minutes in advance and offer alternative routes to commuters.