12 Blog Posts From the Traffic Signals Tag


If They Can’t Even Sync Traffic Lights

They can’t even get automated traffic lights to work — to sync the green/red cycles in order to smooth the flow of traffic — but we’re supposed to believe that millions of automated cars are going to sync perfectly, whizz along at 100 MPH in tight formation, without a hitch — just like the Blue […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 26, 2018

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: February 26, 2018

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –KY Supremes endorses ALPRs without warrants– –GA Supremes says its okay to cut through gas station to avoid traffic signals– –NY lawsuit seeks Speed Cam Ticket Refund– Friday, February 23, 2018 Kentucky Supreme Court Endorses License Plate Camera Tracking The Kentucky Supreme Court declared last week that police need not […]

Transparency Worth Fighting For: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #473

Transparency Worth Fighting For: NMA Weekly E-Newsletter #473

To quote from the NMA Guide to the Freedom of Information Act and State/Municipal Public Records Requests (yes, we do need to work on that title): Constructive reform of government requires a thorough understanding of an issue.  Used effectively, the records request helps provide transparency of policy and related activity that are essential ingredients to […]

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 13, 2017

TheNewspaper.com Roundup: November 13, 2017

In this week’s TheNewspaper.com Roundup! –1964 Gov Study revealed the danger of slow drivers– –Study finds New Traffic Signal feature improves traffic flow– –NJ–no getting around slow vehicles– Friday, November 10, 2017 Government Study In 1964 Revealed Dangerously Slow Drivers Half a century ago, US government officials were concerned enough about the safety of rural […]

Driving 560 in a 660 zone

One Sunday morning I went for an early walk through the land of bad traffic signals. I reluctantly pressed the button to request the computer’s permission to cross Trapelo Road, was granted permission, started walking, and a car passed about 10 feet behind me even though the photon energy was totally in my favor. We’re […]