January 22, 2021

Connected vehicle data provides real-time hurricane evacuation information for Departments of Transportation to facilitate faster, safer evacuation

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Wejo, Moonshadow Mobile, the University of Maryland CATT Lab, and the Eastern Transportation Coalition have joined forces to provide the Departments of Transportation of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia with a real-time traffic monitoring system during the hurricane season.  The system will use data coming from Wejo, and it’s network of connected vehicles, as people are evacuating to get out of the path of an approaching hurricane. 

The system will use data from Wejo as people are evacuating to get out of the path of an approaching hurricane.

During an evacuation, one of the biggest problems for traffic managers is how to avoid congestion on major escape routes.  With the Moonshadow and Wejo live system, traffic management centers have up to date information on speeds and congestion from hundreds of thousands of driving vehicles within

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Suspect Arrested May Be Connected to String of Summit Bicycle Thefts

SUMMIT, NJ – Ronald Jones, 57, of Irvington has been in arrested in connection with two bicycle thefts in Summit, one of which occurred on August 30 and the other on September 24, 2020. According to the City of Summit Police Department, at the time of his arrest, Jones was found in possession of approximately $625 worth of merchandise recently stolen from the CVS in Summit located on DeForest Avenue. 

Jones is charged with two counts of third-degree theft and one count of third-degree shoplifting. He was released pending an October 19 appearance date in Union County Superior Court. The investigation remains ongoing as Jones is a suspect in multiple, recent bicycle thefts in Summit. 

Last month alone, nine bicycles were stolen in Summit.

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