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Ever wondered why you have to wait so long at certain robots?

16 March 2018 10:35 AM

Transport planner says the 'green time' on traffic signals varies from area to area.

Have you ever wondered why you have to wait so long at certain traffic signals?

Perhaps you've noticed that the wait at some robots is much longer than others.

Traffic planners say the time it takes for the lights to change is dependent on a number of factors, like the length queues and time of day.

The impact of congestion generally does render our traffic signals less efficient.

Sean Glass, Network Facilitation Manager: Transport and Urban Development Authority CT

Normally the full cycle of a traffic signal is between eight and one-hundred-and-fifty seconds.

Sean Glass, Network Facilitation Manager: Transport and Urban Development Authority CT

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This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Ever wondered why you have to wait so long at certain robots?


16 March 2018 10:35 AM