Engineering

New model better predicts our daily travel choices

An EPFL engineer has developed a forecasting model that factors in not just our commuting habits, but also our activities during the day. Her flexible approach incorporates the idea of trade-offs in order to deliver more ...

Software

First open-source tool to let planners map pedestrian networks

It's easier than ever to view maps of any place you'd like to go—by car, that is. By foot is another matter. Most cities and towns in the U.S. do not have sidewalk maps, and pedestrians are usually left to fend for themselves: ...

Computer Sciences

How image features influence reaction times

It's an everyday scenario: you're driving down the highway when out of the corner of your eye you spot a car merging into your lane without signaling. How fast can your eyes react to that visual stimulus? Would it make a ...

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