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High walk and bike scores associated with greater crash risk

Walkable zones often home to attractive destinations—creating conflicts among road users Neighbourhoods with high bikeability and walkability scores actually present higher crash risks to cyclists and pedestrians in Vancouver, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

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What’s a Smart City? (

“In a related effort, the city of Bellevue, Washington, tested a computer vision system from Microsoft Research to improve traffic safety and reduce congestion. Researchers at the University of Wollongong recently described similar work using NVIDIA Jetson TX2 modules to track the flow of vehicles and pedestrians in Liverpool, Australia….”

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Safety is a matter of inches — the width of road markings, UBC professor says (

Tarek Sayed admits he’s driven his wife and three children a little crazy over the years: the University of B.C. civil engineering professor can’t go anywhere without pointing out what’s wrong with the roads, and what could be done better.  Sayed, the Canada Research Chair in transportation safety and advanced mobility, is the author of a new study that shows conclusive evidence that widening longitudinal

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Craig Lyon Joins Advanced Mobility Analytics Group to Lead & Support Operations in North America

Advanced Mobility Analytics Group (AMAG), is very pleased to announce the addition of Craig Lyon M.A.Sc., P.Eng. to the team as GM (North America) and Senior Road Safety Engineer. Craig joins AMAG with 23 years of experience as a road safety engineer. Since 2006, Craig has been the director of a successful consulting firm focused on applied research projects for clients such as the National

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Media Release

AMAG and Iteris to Deliver Florida Near-Miss Crash Management System

AMAG is delighted to announce that we have partnered with Iteris ( to deliver a near-miss based crash risk management system for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). Iteris—global leaders in smart mobility infrastructure management, and AMAG—pioneers of predictive analytics for road safety, will co-deliver a world-leading proactive video and predictive analytics system to help pave the way for a paradigm shift in transport safety

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