Real-time information optimizes traffic flows. Traffic data collected through sensors and traffic counters and crowdsourced through commuter GPS and Bluetooth allow for real-time reporting of traffic conditions. Predictive forecasting makes it possible for drivers to choose between the lowest cost and the quickest routes. A smarter, networked transportation system becomes an integral component of city life.
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Waze connects drivers to one another and helps create local driving communities that work together to improve the quality of daily driving. The drivers can drive with the app open on their phone to passively contribute traffic and other road data or take on the more active role of reporting on accidents, police traps, and any other hazards along the way.