Did You Know?
Chicago’s first protected bike lane on Kinzie St. increased ridership by 55 percent without increasing traffic congestion for cars.
Red light cameras…they work!
Looks like Naperville gets it. Red lights cameras work.
Much of the debate over traffic cameras centers on whether they are genuine safety devices or money-raising gimmicks for municipalities. But a 2005 Federal Highway Administration study found they were more effective at curbing potentially dangerous incidents of red-light running if drivers heading into town were put on notice that somewhere down the road a traffic camera might be lurking.
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