Traffic lights don’t work. You know that don’t you? It’s obvious to anyone who’s ever sat in the queue for a set of light, watched them change and thought “at last” only to have them change to red again before you get to them. That’s probably five minutes spent sitting there, going nowhere and polluting the environment STOP!, don’t click that back-button I’m not going to go on about climate change, I’m going to show you an alternative to traffic lights, one where traffic keeps moving and yet pedestrians aren’t in danger or inconvenienced.
I’d just like to make it clear, I’m not claiming that this is my idea, I just saw a video and thought it too good to not pass on. Please watch this, and if you know somewhere it would work, pass on a link to the local planning department. Also, share a link to the YouTube video or Laughing Squid with your friends they may know a junction that needs a fix like this too.
So, what am I talking about? Here’s what I believe is the source Atlantic Cities. Here’s the video if you want to watch it here: