Taming Phantom Traffic Jams A National Science Foundation Cyber Physical Systems Project

Media Coverage

Our research has appeared in numerous media outlets including:

  • ABC News, "Ford's adaptive cruise control: How it could reduce stop-and-go traffic," feature article, Sydney Brandt, August 9, 2018.
  • Car Keys, "Ford displays advantages of adaptive cruise control," feature article, Jack Healy, July 24, 2018.
  • USA Today, "How self-driving car or adaptive cruise control could ease traffic jams," interview, Dalvin Brown, July 3, 2018.
  • The Newswheel, "Ford, Vanderbilt Study: Use Adaptive Cruise Control to Ease Stress in Fourth of July Traffic," feature article, July 1, 2018.
  • Autoblog, "Ford video shows how adaptive cruise control eases traffic jams," feature article, Sven Gustafson, June 29, 2018.
  • FutureCar, "New Research Shows Ford's Adaptive Cruise Control Can Minimize 'Phantom' Traffic Jams," feature article, Eric Walz, June 29, 2018.
  • Good Morning America (ABC), "Ford says new tech could prevent 'phantom' traffic jams," interview, David Kerley, Whitney Lloyd, Erin Dooley, Nathan Luna, June 27, 2018.
  • Inverse, "Ford Video Shows in Painful Detail a ‘Phantom Traffic Jam’," interview, James Dennin, June 27, 2018.
  • WJLA ABC, "Study Finds More Americans Comfortable with Self-Driving Cars, but Still a Minority," interview, Amy Aubert, January 28, 2018.
  • Times of London "Outdated Laws Stall Driverless Cars," feature article, Sean McCarthaigh and Aaron Rogan, July 13, 2017.
  • Wired, "Maybe It's Time to Cede US Freeways to Driverless Cars," feature article, Jack Stewart, October 08, 2017.
  • Smithsonian magazine, "Just a Few Self-Driving Cars Could Fix Phantom Traffic Jams," interview, Randy Rieland, May 26, 2017.
  • Forbes, "Just One Driverless Car Could Ease Traffic Jams," feature article, Laurie Winkless, May 26, 2017.
  • Civil Engineering (ASCE), "Test Shows Even One Automated Car Can Offer a Big Impact," Kevin Wilcox, May 23, 2017.
  • Popular Mechanics, "Just a Few Driverless Cars on the Road Will Make Traffic Way Better," feature article, Avery Thompson, May 22, 2017.
  • Digital Trends, "A Small Number of Self-Driving Cars on the Road Could Solve Some Traffic Woes," feature article, Luke Dormehl, May 18, 2017.
  • ZDNet, "Self-Driving Vehicles Already Improve Traffic Flow," feature article, Kelly McSweeney, May 15, 2017.
  • Futurism "Watch an Autonomous Car Prevent a Traffic Jam From Forming," feature article, Kristin Houser, May 11, 2017.
  • Engadget, "A Single Autonomous Car Could Greatly Reduce Man-made Traffic," feature article, Tom Regan, May 10, 2017.
  • The Drive, "Even Small Numbers of Self-Driving Cars Could Almost Eliminate Traffic Jams, Study Says," feature article, Stephen Edelstein, May 10, 2017.
  • R&D Magazine, "Study Shows Self-Driving Car Reduce Traffic Jams," feature article, Kenny Walter, May 10, 2017.
  • MIT Technology Review, "A Single Autonomous Car Has a Huge Impact on Alleviating Traffic," interview, Jamie Condliffe May 10, 2017.