Mobile Traffic Maps

You can’t help but notice those colored traffic overlays on Yahoo, Windows Live and Local TV Maps. I think it’s a great idea. Using data from sensors embedded in the pavement of highways in major metropolitan areas these sites show a road as green if traffic is moving at 50 mph or better, yellow for 25 to 50 mph and red for less than 25. Great for estimating when you have to leave for an appointment and for choosing the … Continue reading