A Stoplight With A Countdown

Designer Damjan Stanković has proposed a stoplight with a "progress bar," the same sort of countdown that many walk signals have today. Zach Patton wonders if this is a good idea.
December 7, 2009, 8am PST | Tim Halbur
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Patton Writes at Governing Magazine: "The idea is that, if drivers know they have a long wait, they might not be as frustrated by the wait itself. The designers also say it would allow drivers to turn off their engines for longer waits, rather than idling in place, wasting fuel and causing added pollution.

Is this something cities will want to put in place?"

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Published on Friday, December 4, 2009 in Governing Magazine
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