View Single Post
  #11306  
Old Posted Apr 13, 2018, 7:14 AM
TakeFive's Avatar
TakeFive TakeFive is online now
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 5,020
Denver's Colfax bus gets priority at green lights
Apr 12, 2018 by Jaclyn Allen/7Denver News
Quote:
On the busiest and the slowest bus in Denver, the Colfax Bus Route 15L...Starting this week...at a dozen intersections on Colfax, buses have a new...weapon that allows them to get longer green lights or shorter reds.

It's called transit signal priority, and RTD buses are already equipped with the required cellular and GPS technology that activates new routers inside signal control boxes and controls the signals as buses approach.
Will other routes be getting this?
Quote:
In the future, buses will get greens on more streets. Denver already has funding for Federal Boulevard and West Colfax Avenue.
Here's a schematic that shows how the tech works:


Source

Cirrus... what would be your experience/feedback with this stuff. Seems I recall reading that Los Ageles abandoned this on 'some' streets where they tried it.
__________________
Cool... Denver has reached puberty.
Reply With Quote