Using new data collection and analysis tools, traffic safety engineers can improve highway design. Drivers along Interstate 80 in Northern Utah have an added layer of protection against out-of-control autos. Several years ago, a cable-barrier was erected in the median between the two directions of highway. For that barrier, they can thank big data. “Even … more.
Law enforcement and transportation safety experts are utilizing a new tool to better understand what causes accidents so they can help prevent them in the future. The Rutgers University Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation is using software called Numetric to better analyze crash data in a more holistic way. The information is shared with … more.