Traffic signals upgraded to adapt to flow but not yet on line
Written by Miami Today on June 5, 2018
Though it began more than a month late due to Hurricane Irma, a project to upgrade 300 traffic signals to adapt to roadway flow in some of Miami’s most congested corridors is rolling, with about 89% of the signals now outfitted with new equipment, according to Miami-Dade Transit spokesperson Karla Damian.
The county hasn’t yet turned on the adaptive equipment, designed and installed by Econolight Control Products Inc., but it’s monitoring current conditions using data from the Regional Integrated Transportation Information System for future comparison. TrafficCast BlueToad devices, which use mobile Bluetooth technology to track vehicle travel time and speed, are being installed to determine how effective the project is after it goes online…To read the full story click here