Smart technology trials set to make Manchester roads safer for cyclists

A new technology See.Sense is being used by 200 bike-commuter volunteers across Manchester city centre. This technology links up to ‘smart’ cycle lights which contain sensors to collect data on the journey of a typical commute.

A second initiative has involved the instillation of ten courting sensors along Deasgate. These sensors record 12 types of road users so as to get a better picture of how Deasgate is being used.

The findings from both projects will be used to inform priorities for in vesting in existing and new infrastructure to help more people to walk and cycle around the city. This is a necessary change - essential if Manchester it to play its full part on climate change. Here is the full article: