Peabody award–winning journalist Andrea Bernstein is Senior Editor for Politics & Policy for WNYC News. She has previously served as Metro Editor, Political Director, Director of Transportation Nation, and Senior Reporter.
Driving the Wrong Way? Houston Technology Will Find You
Monday, August 16, 2010 - 02:35 PM
(Houston -- Wendy Siegle, KUHF) "Wrong way Driver Detected! Wrong Way Driver Detected." That's what Houston-area highway dispatchers hear when a motorist enters the Westpark Tollway going in the wrong direction, enabling patrols to quickly get to the scene. The technology was installed after a triple fatality in 2006 resulting from a wrong way driver. But the devices are costly, putting them out of reach of many transportation agencies, Full story, here.