GM Future Roads & INRIX Safety View is a cloud-based analytics application that leverages connected vehicle, public safety, and demographic data designed for Vision Zero plans and the U.S. Department of Health’s Safe Streets and Roads for All program. transport.
DETROIT and KIRKLAND, Wash. , May 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, General Engines (NYSE: GM) and INRIX Inc., a global leader in mobility analytics and connected car services, announced a collaboration to develop safety solutions to help transportation and planning agencies achieve their road safety goals. Available first in the United States, Safety View by GM Future Roads and INRIX is a cloud-based application that provides transportation officials with critical information using accident, vehicle, and vulnerable road user (VRU) information, in addition to U.S. Census data to help prioritize and measure the effectiveness of road safety projects and their impact on communities .
“General Motors has defined a vision for a world with zero accidents, zero emissions and zero congestion, and every day we take a critical step forward to turn that vision into reality,” said Alain Wexler, GM’s senior vice president, Strategy and Innovation. “Last year, we previewed GM Future Roads, the technology platform born from our innovation team, which uses data analytics to create insights to support safe roads and communities. Our work with INRIX is the first product of the GM Future Roads platform, as we work to proactively create digital security solutions.By offering a cutting-edge mobility analytics product, we help public agencies make informed safety decisions for their communities.
Early estimates show that about 31,720 people died in road accidents in the first nine months of 2021, up more than 12% from the same period in 2020. Data also shows that this disconcerting trend has had a disproportionate impact on pedestrians and cyclists, who accounted for about 18% of all dead traffic, according to the Federal Highway Administration. Another one 123,000 VRUs were injured in road accidents. These statistics speak to the critical need for collaborative efforts that can help generate solutions that support the safety of our roads now.
“With deaths and injuries continuing to rise at an alarming rate in the United States, we need to change our approach to traffic safety, and both design and deliver new tools to combat this increase,” said Bryan Mistele, co-founder and CEO of INRIX. “This collaboration extends INRIX IQ – our SaaS platform for cities and road authorities – by providing access to powerful road information to improve the safety of all road users.”
To better understand and address road network performance, transportation professionals can take advantage of the key benefits of Security Viewincluding:
To access critical demographic and security datasets in a single cloud-based application
Identify dangerous road segments thanks to valuable information on elements that increase risk and prioritize those that need the most attention
Assess the impact of a Vision Zero action plan with access to near real-time insights through easy-to-use visual analytics tools
Accelerate the funding application process by providing the required datasets and analysis tools in one place
The recent passage of $1.2 trillion The bipartisan infrastructure law includes approximately $5 billion in discretionary funds through the Safe Streets and Roads for All grant program. This funding aims to counter the increasing number of traffic incidents, in particular by developing and executing road safety plans aimed at the goal of zero traffic-related deaths. GM Future Roads and INRIX provide a tool to help make data-driven decisions, maximize the safety benefits of infrastructure spending, and provide valuable insights to help support safe roads and communities.
As a global leader in automotive and mobility analytics, GM Future Roads and INRIX are well positioned to help government agencies address rising road fatalities and achieve Vision goals. Zero. With nearly 15 million connected cars on U.S. and Canadian roads, General Motors believes that partnering with INRIX to make aggregated vehicle information available to government agencies is a major step to help increase road safety. Americans. INRIX brings a deep understanding of the public sector and has a proven ability to create advanced solutions to generate insights from vehicle and device data to make mobility smarter and safer. This new collaboration between General Motors and INRIX marks an important step forward in the mission to help local and tribal governments, metropolitan planning organizations and other road authorities achieve their safety goals through vehicle data innovation. connected.
To learn more about Safety View and how it can help make road networks safer, visit the product page and join INRIX and GM Future Roads”Safer roads start with better data” on May 17. More information on GM Future Roads is available at futureroads.gm.com.
Founded in 2004, INRIX pioneered smart mobility solutions by turning big data from connected devices and vehicles into mobility insights. This revolutionary approach has allowed INRIX to become one of the leading providers of data and analytics on how people move. By empowering cities, businesses and people with valuable information, INRIX helps make the world smarter, safer and greener. With partners and solutions spanning the entire mobility ecosystem, INRIX is uniquely positioned at the intersection of technology and transportation – whether keeping road users safe , improve traffic light synchronization to reduce delays and greenhouse gases, optimize last mile delivery or help discover the market. knowledge. Learn more at INRIX.com.
About General Motors
General Motors (NYSE: GM) is a global company focused on advancing an all-electric future that is inclusive and accessible to everyone. At the heart of this strategy is the Ultium battery platform, which powers everything from consumer vehicles to high-performance vehicles. General Motors, its subsidiaries and joint ventures sell vehicles under the Chevy, Buick, GCM, Cadillac, baojun and Wuling brands. More information about the company and its subsidiaries, including OnStara global leader in vehicle safety and security services, can be found at https://www.gm.com.
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