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Smart Traffic Lights

Use sensors augmented by Google maps to control traffic signals.

Why is this an ambitious idea?

Using technology to improve trafficking flow which by default also improves GHG emissions, a win win for the city and the citizens of Calgary.

How do we measure the effectiveness of this idea?

Improved traffic flow and reduced GHG emissions

How is this idea attainable through the use of technology or data?

Use road sensors to traffic flow along entire road way, not just at light traffic stops. Use google maps to track traffic flows and adjust traffic signals automatically based on traffic flows

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