Global Business

Street smarts: Embedded sensors turn roads into digital networks

Four years ago, a car traveling on Colorado Highway 285 slid off the road and down a steep embankment. The driver was trapped inside the vehicle in below freezing temperatures, without food and water, for six days. The driver survived, but the accident prompted the Colorado Department of Transportation to green light this test project, which it claims is the first in the world.


Food Bank of the Rockies helps needy in Colorado

Food Bank of the Rockies is a busy place. The nonprofit’s mission is ensuring that families in the states of Colorado and Wyoming have enough to eat. It hands out 145,000 meals a day and more than 27 million kilos of food each year. The need is clearly there.