How technology can reduce traffic congestion and air pollution

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Integrating our disconnected traffic systems — from traffic lights to personal on-board navigation — could reduce urban congestion and even air pollution, according to Liviu Iftode, a computer science professor at Rutgers University. Iftode, in collaboration with Rutgers colleagues and Mario Gerla of UCLA and his colleagues, recently received a three-year, $1.94 million grant, to study how wireless technology could improve traffic control and air quality. Below are excerpts from my recent interview with Iftode.

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  1. We all know that oil and coal industries are main cause of air pollution. We can reduce air pollution by support Govt. and societies and people who have to know how to reduce the air pollution.

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