Author | Patricia M. Liceras“How long does it take to turn green!” Most of us have probably thought this countless of times when waiting at the traffic lights after pressing the bush button, but it doesn’t turn green for pedestrians. With the aim of cutting down waiting times and improving traffic flow, the Austrian city of Vienna will roll-out its smart traffic lights system at the end of 2020.These are innovative devices that are equipped with an in-built camera capable of detecting people within a field of eight by five metres of the traffic lights. Once they verify that the pedestrian wants to cross the street, the signal automatically changes to green without having to press any buttons.
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