Los Angeles officials have spent $410 million into a project to synchronize the city’s traffic lights, which transit officials say should reduce driving times, reports the LA Times.
“The LADOT report said that drivers could be seeing as much as a 13% improvement in travel speeds, a whopping 32% to 43% decline in travel time delays, and a drop in vehicle emissions of 3% to 4%,” according to the Times.
Full story: http://www.latimes.com/business/autos/la-fi-hy-driving-los-angeles-20130528,0,4502540.story
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