A 2.5 km stretch of urban road in Melbourne, Australia has been equipped with sensors, cloud-based artificial intelligence, machine learning algorithms, predictive models and real-time data capture to improve traffic management, earning it the title of “World’s Smartest” traffic. management.

The technology, which aims to ease traffic congestion, improve road safety for cars, pedestrians and cyclists and reduce emissions from congested traffic, has been installed on the ‘smart corridor’ on Nicholson Street, Carlton, in the part of a collaboration between the University of Melbourne, Austrian technology company Kapsch TrafficCom and Victoria’s Department of Transport.

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