Monday, June 8, 2009

Become a Transportation Planner for the Day

Ever sit through four cycles of a traffic signal before you finally make it through? Or sit in ridiculous bumper-to-bumper traffic for no reason other than a blinking sign on the side of the road? Well, here is your chance to not only solve these problems, but earn $50,000 in the process.

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), in partnership with IBM and Spencer Trask Collaborative Innovations, has announced a Congestion Challenge.

Submissions will be judged based on its approach to sustainability, safety, behavioral impact, economic competitiveness, and speed & efficiency.

Image source: Architecture & the Environment

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