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Smart Transport Systems Would Ease Traffic Snarls

As population continues to grow, Puget Sound's roads will remain busy and -- at peak travel times -- congested. Smart strategies can complement and enhance our state and regional investments in road and transit infrastructure. Known collectively as "intelligent transportation systems," or ITS, these technologies are used on roads and vehicles to help prevent congestion and accidents and improve responses when they occur....Ramping up ITS technologies nationally and in Puget Sound means that the very roads and transit systems in which taxpayers invest billions of dollars can run smoother and perform better. Because time is our most valuable nonrenewable resource, that's an investment we can't afford to minimize. Read More ›