More stories about Traffic Control & Lighting

  • Inspiration for the Program

    Congressman tells how Safe Routes to School leads to healthier children.

  • A Better Way to Go

    The Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program is a new, dedicated funding portion (Section 1404) of the 2005 federal highway funding bill (SAFETEA-LU) that provides municipalities with 100% federal funds to enhance the infrastructure and educate children and parents.

  • Manage traffic via innovative signal control

    Three relatively simple measures have been used by transportation officials to improve traffic flow through intersections, reducing congestion: adaptive signal control, signal preemption/priority for transit and emergency vehicles, and advanced signal timing.

  • Signs of success

    Implementing an automated asset management system can be overwhelming for any organization, regardless of its size or number of assets. For the Wisconsin DOT(WisDOT), implementing a new sign management process was a major undertaking that delivered many benefits.