Believe it or not, but smart highways -- with center lines that glow in the dark, temperature-monitoring "dynamic paint" that display whether the heat or cold could affect driving, pavement that prevents ice from forming and wireless car charging capabilities -- are closer to reality than we might think, The Atlantic Cities reported.

Thie following infographic from Manchester's Neo Mammalian Studios shows just what the "Road of the Future" looks like, and how close we are to seeing some of these technologies in our travels.