Scientists came up with an intersection model that would eliminate traffic lights

Researchers at MIT and two other universities reimagined traffic intersections in a way that would kill red lights (and green lights) forever.

Using self-driving cars and a slot-based system that’s similar to how airports manage air traffic, the MIT Senseable City Lab came up with an intersection model that requires no lights at all.

Video courtesy of the MIT Senseable City Lab.

Story by Tony Manfred, editing by Chelsea Pineda.

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