Mapping Traffic Flow

New will enable drivers to find the quickest route to their final destination.

A Boston-based company has integrated new trafficking software into its map database so that drivers can find the most optimal route based on speed rather than distance. The software determines the average speed of roadways across the United States based on two years of historical traffic-speed data collected from commercial fleet vehicles; it uses real-time global positioning software and road sensors from the department of transportation.

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