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These AI Traffic Lights Could Shorten Your Commute

by Avery Thompson, Popular Mechanics

Pittsburgh is installing traffic lights controlled by artificial intelligence, and they could be coming to your city soon

Your commute could get a lot shorter without you even knowing thanks to traffic lights with artificial intelligence brains inside.

Over the past couple years, a startup named Surtrac has been mentally upgrading traffic lights in Pittsburgh with artificial intelligence. These lights collect data on the amount of traffic from cameras and radar signals, and the network of lights coordinates to ensure that all the traffic passes through intersections as fast as possible. Continue reading These AI Traffic Lights Could Shorten Your Commute