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  • Northeastern University team trying to curb Boston’s pothole problem

    NECN - 03/18/2015

    A gold van could be a goldmine for Boston-area commuters driving on roads filled with potholes.

    “It helps us to identify potholes and bumps and depressions and other types of distresses,” David Vines, a Northeastern PhD student, said.

    Vines and the van are part of the Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors, or VOTERS vehicle, created by Northeastern University students for a class project.

    It’s a prototype that could help report potholes on roads impacted by a record-breaking winter

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