About the Authors

Remi Tachet

Affiliation Senseable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America

Paolo Santi

psanti@mit.edu

Affiliations Senseable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America, Istituto di Informatica e Telematica del CNR, Pisa, Italy

Stanislav Sobolevsky

Affiliation Senseable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America

Luis Ignacio Reyes-Castro

Affiliation Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America

Emilio Frazzoli

Affiliation Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America

Dirk Helbing

Affiliation ETH Zurich, Computational Social Science, Clausiusstrasse 50, CH-8092, Zurich, SWITZERLAND

Carlo Ratti

Affiliation Senseable City Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Defined the SI management algorithms, performed the analysis, and contributed to writing: RT. Designed the research, defined the SI management algorithms, contributed to the analysis and writing: PS. Contributed to the design of the SI management algorithms: SS. Contributed to the analysis of traffic light systems: LRC. Designed the research: EF. Contributed to writing: DH. Designed the research and contributed to writing: CR.