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Make Intersections Safer: Call for Entrants at Transportation Forecasting Competition (TRANSFOR 22)

According to the US Department of Transportation, one pedestrian is killed by a vehicle every 85 minutes in the United States. Wheelchair users alone are 36% more likely to be killed in a road accident compared to the general public. Unfortunately, there is currently little data to reveal the risk factors that make intersections more dangerous for certain groups. To help address this challenge, the Transportation Forecasting Competition (TRANSFOR

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CUIP, CDOT Partnering with Seoul Robotics and Ouster to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Chattanooga, TN.  — The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga’s Center for Urban Informatics and Progress (CUIP), with the Chattanooga Department of Transportation, are partnering with Seoul Robotics and Ouster to make Chattanooga safer for pedestrians utilizing light detection and ranging (Lidar). Ouster’s lidar sensors and Seoul Robotics’ perception software, SENSR™, which uses deep learning technologies, would help CUIP and CDOT understand pedestrian patterns and risk factors to be mitigated. The lidar

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