Aug 11 2014

How Utah Uses Citizen Data to Keep Drivers Safe

Utah’s Department of Transportation is relying on everyday citizens to fill in the gaps where the agency’s traffic cameras and Road Weather Information System (RWIS) units don’t reach.

The agency’s Citizen Reporting Program uses volunteers to report current road conditions on critical state routes, “with only 0.03 percent of incoming reports determined to be inaccurate.” Read more about the program here.