Tue, August 2, 2022
New INRIX school zone study highlights Safety View's sophisticated cloud-based analytics capabilities designed for Vision Zero plans and Safe Streets and Roads for All program
"Safety View by GM Future Roads & INRIX represents an important part of our growing portfolio of data-driven software solutions and offers a glimpse into some of the innovative ways we can collaborate with the public sector to support safe roadways and communities," said
Leveraging data analytics available through Safety View,
- Speeding and the number of crashes didn't vary much between school zone and non-school zone streets, but the severity of crashes was marginally lowered where school zone designations were present.
- Traffic and school zone signs didn't appear to have a large effect on slowing down speeding, according to a sample evaluation of signs.
- Speeding is more prevalent in school zones with higher percentages of students on free- or reduced-lunch programs.
"As we officially roll out Safety View to our customers, today's study helps illustrate the critical insights the tool can provide to help improve roadway safety in our communities," said Bryan Mistele, co-founder and CEO of INRIX. "The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law provides transportation officials with a historic opportunity to make their infrastructure smarter, safer, and greener in ways that were previously unimaginable or unattainable. Now more than ever is the time to invest in and utilize data to better inform the future of our roadway networks and to understand how things may vary based on demographics and at the community level."
Safety View's benefits are especially important as government agencies come together to counter the growing number of fatal crashes. The recent passage of the
GM Future Roads and INRIX first announced their collaboration in
- Access to critical safety and demographic datasets in one cloud-based application
- Identifying hazardous roadway segments through valuable insights about elements that elevate risk and prioritize those that need the most attention
- Evaluating the impact of a Vision Zero action plan with access to near real-time insights through easy-to-use visual analysis tools
- Accelerating the funding application process by providing the required datasets and analytics tools needed in one place
With its strong network of connected cars on
Transportation officials are invited to join a webinar to learn more about Safety View and experience its features firsthand. Additional product information can be found here. To explore findings from the School Traffic study by
Founded in 2004, INRIX pioneered intelligent mobility solutions by transforming big data from connected devices and vehicles into mobility insights. This revolutionary approach enabled INRIX to become one of the leading providers of data and analytics into how people move. By empowering cities, businesses, and people with valuable insights, INRIX is helping to make the world smarter, safer, and greener. With partners and solutions spanning across the entire mobility ecosystem, INRIX is uniquely positioned at the intersection of technology and transportation – whether it's keeping road users safe, improving traffic signal timing to reduce delay and greenhouse gasses, optimizing last mile delivery, or helping uncover market insights. Learn more at INRIX.com.
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1 INRIX helps make mobility greener by, for example, optimizing traffic lights using INRIX Signal Analytics to shorten traffic delays thereby reducing vehicular emissions. See more here: https://inrix.com/press-releases/signal-analytics-agencies
Juli Huston-Rough, GM Communications, 313-549-6977, email@example.com; Mark Burfeind, INRIX Communications, 425-284-3825, firstname.lastname@example.org