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34 Percent of Underground LA Traffic Sensors Broken

Matt Ball on November 25, 2013 - in Sensors, Transportation

Many of the underground traffic sensors meant to troubleshoot Los Angeles’ commute headaches are broken.

There are 27,000 traffic sensors buried under thousands of miles of L.A. pavement. They’re part of the “intelligent transportation” system designed to fix both daily commutes and long-term maintenance needs.

Of the 27,000 sensors, a new report shows that 9,000 of them aren’t working.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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