This is a really interesting article from Wired Magazine – “Smart Highway Glows in the Dark”
I wonder how many of us are even contemplating the impact of advanced technology on our infrastructure management planning.
Yes, we have a section in our Asset Management Plan for future demand – but do we really consider this type of tech, its impact on future service levels, and its impact on future service delivery costs.
If you read the article you will see that the introduction of this sort of technology will be driven by improvements in road safety.
It is food for thought as we start the journey of updating asset management plans to support the 2015 LTP.