ISLAMABAD -- Capital Development Authority was failed to repair the dysfunctional traffic signals
in the capital as it pose greater risk to public safety.
In order to enhance traffic-signal visibility and enforce road sense, Punjab Safe Cities Authority has added purpose-built light-strips to the traffic signals
. These light-strips comprehensively engulf the poles and display on the whole the color of the signal at every transition.
When asked, SSP Matloob said a portable solar traffic signal
urgent attention to the repairs of the faulty traffic signals
as the malfunctioning of the traffic lights at major intersections in the city gives rise to traffic jams, congestions and leaves motorists at high risk of traffic accidents.
Since a traffic signal
controller is directly related to the safety issues, it is very important to have a proper maintenance plan.
The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning has completed the designs of traffic signals
at six intersections.
Reportedly, this project continues OCTA's ongoing mobility enhancements and includes upgrades to traffic signal
infrastructure and signal timing improvements along a heavily travelled nine-mile stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in Newport Beach.
A spokesperson for Newcastle Council, which is responsible for traffic signals
in the area, said: "Our Regional Traffic Signals
Group are working with Gateshead Council to remedy the situation at the A184-Albany Road junction.
Though repaired several times, the old traffic signal
at Al Rams area stopped working with no clear reason, so the RAK Police blocked the traffic signal
Kadhim Abdul Latif revealed that the Ministry is to commence phase 2 of the LED Traffic Signals
Project in November, which will replace the old lights of 115 interchanges and pedestrian signals with the LED lights at the cost of BD513,330.
In late 2014, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced the award of $1.8 million for 38 municipalities to underwrite the costs of upgrading traffic signals
through the department's Municipal Signal Partnership Program, referred to as Green Light-Go.