I’ve written about this before.
The problem with traffic signals is that they make all of the problems they’re designed to solve worse. By “all the problems” I mean:
- Speed of Transit
- Risk to pedestrians (except those with certain disabilities)
Banning red light cameras is a great first step, but the ultimate goal should be elimination of traffic lights altogether.
Watch both episodes. Decide for yourself.
Turning the lights off worked.
- Less pollution
- Fewer accidents (cars and pedestrians)
- Less congestion
- Shorter commutes
- Safer roads
- Happier people
- Up to 20 percent better fuel economy
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