The Traffic Lights Will Watch You …

Posted by Axel Thorer on 14. September 2018

... in London. But it's a clever idea!

Wie die Beatles in der Abbey Road ...

YOU KNOW THE SITUATION AND HATE IT: You are stopped by a red traffic light without need – there are no pedestrians crossing! Or the other way round: You can’t cross a street because of the red light – but there are no cars! So far traffic lights were stupid, exchanged their colors by a fixed time signal, not appraising the real demand. To alter this, the city council of London decided to install 200 smart traffic lights which recognize the real situation and adapt the duration and sequences of their colors accordingly. Thank you! But the United Nations should order all their member states to follow – it would safe time, energy, exaust fumes and frustration enormously around the globe …

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