Good Question: How Do Our Traffic Lights Work?When we're stuck at a red light, it can seem like there's no rhyme or reason to how traffic signals work. But, there is a huge system in place with the goal of shortening the time we all, collectively, spend on the road.
Dayton Calls For Statewide Plan To Synchronize Traffic LightsMinnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is asking state lawmakers to fund a statewide plan to synchronize traffic lights to ease congestion. Twin Cities motorists spend 63 hours a year sitting in traffic, according to a recent study of traffic congestion, among the worst in the country.
Mpls. Traffic Expected To Improve With Upgraded SystemIt's one of the most common complaints from anyone driving downtown: timing the traffic lights to get a string of greens is a bit like hitting the lottery. But for anyone rushing between appointments or trying to get home after a long day at the office, shaving minutes off the daily commute is a payoff worth every penny.
Computer Glitch Affecting Flow Of Mpls. Traffic LightsHave you noticed the timing on traffic lights just a bit off while trying to navigate streets in Minneapolis? The city is aware of it and is currently attempting to fix it.