Traffic Signals

Never underestimate the crucial importance of signal placement and timing. The Traffic Signal Channel features articles, news, products and commentary concerning the development and institution of traffic signal systems and their role in overall transportation and transit planning.

News | October 13,2016

The project is a first for the state

News | October 12,2016

The new intelligent traffic management system will measure speed and travel times

News | August 03,2016

The new application will help the department oversee operations and improvements to traffic signals around the state

News | July 29,2016

A new study reinforces the safety benefits of the traffic enforcement technology

News | July 12,2016

The electronic signs are part of the Caltrans I-80 SMART Corridor Project

News | June 13,2016

DelDOT is joining AAA Mid-Atlantic to educate the public on an "It Can Wait" safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving

News | June 10,2016

About 20 crossing safety upgrades between East St. Louis and Carlinville are planned

News | June 07,2016

The traffic signals to be tested have the potential to relay information back to vehicles

News | May 11,2016

The transportation company is implementing the system after it tested successfully in the U.K. for monitoring speed, acceleration, breaking and lane handling

News | April 04,2016

The $10 million project will include smart boards and speed detectors to monitor traffic in real time

News | March 31,2016

New advanced traffic management system will aid the city in improving traffic flow in real time

Feature | Raid Tirhi, P.E. | February 19,2016

Success with adaptive signal system in Bellevue, Wash.

News | October 26,2015

Combination of flashing lights and camera systems sees significant safety results

News | October 20,2015

New signage will allow DOT to alter speed limit remotely for varying weather conditions

News | August 21,2015

Washington state electronic highway signs will display a new silver alert in the case of endangered missing people 60 years or older. 

News | July 09,2015

The traffic-monitoring app’s city partnership may lead to traffic light and signage adjustments

Feature | Farhad Pooran, Ph.D., P.E. | May 14,2015

Florida county implements adaptive signal control and counts benefits

Feature | Eric Morris, P.E., and Collin Castle, P.E. | May 12,2015

Michigan’s land pilots get a rolling start on a parking solution

Feature | Douglas Gettman, Ph.D., Erin Flanigan, P.E., PMP, Ed Fok, P.E., PTOE, and Eddie Curtis, P.E., PTOE | May 05,2015

Lending a little clarity to documenting the benefits of adaptive signal-control systems

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