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Old 03-21-2014, 07:45 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bestclimb View Post
I think the takeaway from this is that it does not matter how good the green light predictive system is if the traffic system is not properly timed/engineered/designed it won't help much.
Exactly, I haven't seen many areas that have decent sychronization in the first place. How about you guy's, is this true for you as well?

For example, Arlington County Virginia screams of how green concious they are, but their traffic lights seem to have little engineering designed to move traffic efficiently. When traffic sensors malfunction, it takes forever to address the issue, if ever.

OTOH Washington DC actually does a pretty good job with light syncing. They want to make sure drivers gain more speed between the lights, so they can feed those hungry speed cameras.

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