Walnut Creek has unveiled a mobile app for drivers that is tied into the city’s traffic lights, providing drivers with audible cues on how long before the lights will change.
Transit officials are fast tracking a plan to install traffic lights at one of San Francisco’s most dangerous intersections. Officials said installing traffic lights usually takes years and hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Crews will begin installing traffic signals this week at an intersection on San Francisco’s Sunset Boulevard where an elderly man was fatally struck in February and two other pedestrian accidents have occurred this year.
Two years ago, the MTA created its Sustainable Streets division to manage the public parking garages and oversee the care of signals, curb markings and traffic signs.