Sick of dangerous city traffic? Remove left turns

To reduce travel times, fuel consumption and carbon emissions, in 2004, UPS changed delivery routes to minimize the left-hand turns drivers made. Although this seems like a rather modest change, the results are anything but: ...

Computer Sciences

Simulating realistic lane changes in two-lane traffic

Many urban areas worldwide are now rapidly expanding, often with major negative impacts on traffic congestion. To address this issue, researchers have constructed models aiming to simulate the flow of traffic—but so far, ...

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 ...

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