I’ve written about this before.
The problem with traffic signals is that they make all of the problems they’re designed to solve worse. By “all the problems” I mean: * Pollution * Congestion * Deaths * Accidents * Speed of Transit * Risk to pedestrians (except those with certain disabilities)
Banning red light cameras is a great first step, but the ultimate goal should be elimination of traffic lights altogether.
Watch both episodes. Decide for yourself.
Turning the lights off worked. * Less pollution * Fewer accidents (cars and pedestrians) * Less congestion * Shorter commutes * Safer roads * Happier people * Up to 20 percent better fuel economy
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