Mapping IoT into Today’s Urban Transportation Systems

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Does the IoT have anything to do with your daily commute? Actually, it does. With 66% of the world’s population expected to live in urban areas in the coming decades, traffic is going get worse before it gets better. Fortunately, IoT technology has the potential to mitigate congestion, forecasting vehicle movement and adjusting traffic lights to avoid gridlock. Infrastructure issues can also be addressed—for example, monitoring the condition of certain roads to develop more efficient maintenance schedules.

In “Mapping IoT into Today’s Urban Transportation Systems,” which I wrote for Mass Transit, Leaving the Site Icon I explain why IoT has the potential to solve real-life transportation problems and improve individual productivity.

Post Date: 3/4/2016

Ashwini Chharia, NTT DATA Services Ashwini Chharia

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Ashwini Chharia is a future-forward creative strategist that helps governments throughout the United States provide better services to the citizens that they serve. With over 30 years of technology experience, Ashwini’s insight is powered by a wealth of hands-on experience implementing large scale projects in both the commercial and Public Sector. A broad-base of technology knowledge and practicality make Ashwini uniquely suited for his current technology leadership role in NTT DATA’s Smart City initiatives.

Ashwini has held many senior IT leadership positions spanning multiple aspects of IT, including project management, sales, marketing, operations, strategy and innovation.