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ELI5 Explain Like I'm 5: Bite sized answers to stuff you should know about - in a mini podcast

Jan 21, 2022

How intelligent are traffic light systems? What sensors are used? Why not use pressure sensors under the pavement? How do traffic systems coordinate across intersections in a city? Do emergency services like fire trucks and ambulances have the ability to control traffic signals?

... we explain like I'm five

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