Would congestion pricing work in Australia?

Most commuters have endured the ordeal of being stuck in peak-hour traffic. Trapped in a seemingly endless queue of cars crawling ever so slowly towards home is a trying part of urban life that is begrudgingly tolerated. ...


Lane changing and congestion found to be mutually reinforcing

As drivers pursue a better driving environment, they perform lane changes to get out of the currently congested lane. But changing lanes can also disrupt or even interrupt traffic flow, leading to worsening congestion. Is ...

Energy & Green Tech

Future car travel may be cheaper, but also more expensive

Many of the cars currently speeding through the summer landscape are running on electricity. At the same time, fuel taxes are an important source of income for the government. So where will the money come from in the future ...

Computer Sciences

New mathematical model optimizes modular vehicle fleet routes

Researchers at NYU Tandon School of Engineering's C2SMART Center have developed an algorithm to plan the most efficient routes for modular vehicle (MV) fleets—specially-designed vehicles that attach and detach from one ...

Computer Sciences

Math primes high-performance computing for the age of AI

Increasing traffic congestion in the Seattle area is a good analogy for a similar increase in congestion on high-performance computing (HPC) systems, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).

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