Here’s What Rush Hour Looks Like Around the World
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Nobody, anywhere, likes traffic. But around the world, it can look rather different. Emerging cities like Rio de Janeiro and Istanbul face new needs for booming populations amidst ancient or absent infrastructure. Meanwhile, developed cities like New York and London face entrenched, deteriorating infrastructures with bad habits—costly environmental footprints among them. All of that plays out on the streets, where these ongoing challenges manifest themselves in time lost and money wasted—as you see in the infographic below. For tomorrow’s cities to be smart cities, companies like Hitachi are ushering in an era of smart mobility, with less congested streets for safer, cleaner cities.