How To Get A Poorly-Timed Traffic Light Fixed in Charlotte, NC

“Some days I literally come to a stop at every single traffic light,” she told us, “And I’m like, why?”

She wanted to know if Charlotte has a traffic-timing system in place, and if so, then why is she hitting so many red lights on Mint Street, and could the city better coordinate them to keep traffic flowing?

In order to find out, we reached out to Charlotte’s transportation systems manager, Nathan Conard, who told us there are a few things to look for when determining if a traffic signal is malfunctioning, or perhaps functioning correctly but inefficiently.