Kansas: Lenexa City Center ‘smart pavement’ plan moves forward — how and when it could impact drivers

In a presentation to the Lenexa City Council on Tuesday, representatives from the two companies gave a status update on the Showcase City Center project, which involves deploying “smart pavement” panels at five key intersections within the city’s centralized hub. The smart pavement system is a series of precast concrete slabs with sensors inside. The sensors are embedded with digital technology and fiber optic connectivity. The sensors can track real-time traffic data…