|In the future
cars, trucks, buses, the roadside, and our smartphones will talk to each
other. They will share valuable safety, mobility, and environmental
information over a wireless communications network that is already connecting
and transforming our transportation system as we know it. Such a system of
"connected vehicles", mobile devices, and roads will provide a
wealth of transportation data, from which innovative and transformative
applications will be built. These apps will make travel not only safer, but
smarter and greener. The possibilities are boundless.
city is a system of interconnected systems, including employment, health
care, retail/entertainment, public services, residences, energy distribution,
and transportation. The system of systems is tied together by information and
communications technologies (ICT) that transmit and process data about all
sorts of activities within the city.
enable data to be exchanged using features such as intelligent infrastructure
– the integration of sensors, networked communications, and computing
hardware and software into physical infrastructure.