What Google’s Self-Driving Car Can See

Idea Lab’s Bill Gross recently tweeted this photo, showing what one of Google’s self-driving cars sees when it attempts to make a left turn at a junction.

What Google’s Self-Driving Car Can See

Idea Lab’s Bill Gross recently tweeted this photo, showing what one of Google’s self-driving cars sees when it attempts to make a left turn at a junction.

Posted 11 months ago
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In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Children Face Extra Risk From Traffic 

Children growing up in Manhattan’s low-income communities are at  significantly higher risk of being seriously injured or killed in  traffic than their neighbors in wealthier districts, a new study from  Transportation Alternatives finds [PDF]. Intersections near public housing appear to be particularly dangerous for children trying to cross the street.

In Low-Income Neighborhoods, Children Face Extra Risk From Traffic

Children growing up in Manhattan’s low-income communities are at significantly higher risk of being seriously injured or killed in traffic than their neighbors in wealthier districts, a new study from Transportation Alternatives finds [PDF]. Intersections near public housing appear to be particularly dangerous for children trying to cross the street.

Posted 2 years ago
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 Why Do Freeways Come to a Stop? 
This infographic explains what happens that makes freeways suddenly  come to a stop. It also explains what the funnel effect is.

Why Do Freeways Come to a Stop?

This infographic explains what happens that makes freeways suddenly come to a stop. It also explains what the funnel effect is.
Posted 2 years ago
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