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Whether you’re driving, riding the bus or in a car service, you’ve probably noticed that in recent years significant numbers of new traffic lights have been installed on our streets.
While ostensibly put in for pedestrian safety, some in Dyker Heights say many of the traffic signals are causing gridlock – which in turn brings increased noise from car horns, and increased pollution from idling engines – not to mention increasingly hot-tempered motorists.
The problem may be with the decision-making process behind each new traffic light – namely the fact that there really isn’t one.
Thanks to the ever-informative Denise Romano from Home Reporter, here’s how it works: Continue reading »