In Oakland County, Michigan a two-phase project to retime 640 traffic signals resulted in a benefit-cost ratio of 175:1 for the first phase and 55:1 for the second.
Oakland County, Michigan Traffic Signal Retiming
Made Public Date
01/19/2007

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Oakland County
Michigan
United States
Identifier
2007-00313
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Summary Information

This journal article examined how appropriate timing of traffic signals can decrease congestion, improve air quality, and reduce fuel consumption. Example retiming programs in Syracuse, New York and Oakland County, Michigan were highlighted.

FINDINGS

In Oakland County, Michigan a two-phase project to retimed 640 traffic signals resulted in a benefit-cost ratio of 175:1 for the first phase and 55:1 for the second.

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Publication Sort Date
11/01/2004
Author
Halkias, John and Michael Schauer
Publisher
Public Roads Journal, U.S. DOT

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