From safety to traffic management, connectivity keeps Vegas moving

Siemens is working with the City of Las Vegas to realise the benefits of vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure systems. By Megan Lampinen

The connected vehicle is emerging as an enabler for many urban mobility goals, including reduced collisions, fewer injuries and improved traffic flow and air quality. Las Vegas is keen to explore the potential benefits as it prepares for future mobility. The city government is currently operating a pilot using vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) systems provided by Siemens. The six-month project began by focussing on a small, heavily congested area of the city, running along Casino Centre Boulevard between Bonneville and Clark Avenues. The idea is to later expand the smart technology throughout the city….

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