Reducing Traffic Congestion With RFID

By Doug

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To better measure traffic flow, the Texas Transportation Institute and a private research-and-development organization have installed a solution that reads government-issued passive UHF tags attached to the windshields of northbound commercial traffic. Between 50 and 80 percent of trucks passing through the borders are equipped with some type of RFID transponder, and the use of those existing transponders for tracking traffic movement across the bord...

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