Tandon in the News

Smarter traffic control could be coming to NYC streets

... Research underway at NYU Tandon in Downtown Brooklyn was one of the cutting-edge areas of technology on display on Friday at the 2019 Research Expo in Downtown Brooklyn. One of the programs at C2SMART, a smart cities project from an NYU Tandon-led consortium, tracks the amount of traffic on a busy street, the number and location of pedestrians, and other data in order to adjust the timing of traffic signals to speed up flow and increase safety. … The director of C2SMART, Kaan Ozbay, was just appointed to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s BQE panel, tasked with evaluating different options for a massive project to reconstruct a 1.5-mile segment of the BQE’s triple cantilever at the edge of Brooklyn Heights.

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