New Traffic Patterns Use Less Energy, Save Drivers Commute Time
If you've been stuck at a light, you probably have an opinion about traffic in Gainesville.
The city of Gainesville is using 18 million dollars in funds to improve traffic patterns and make lights more energy efficient throughout Alachua County.
The money comes from a partnership of the Florida Department of Transportation, the city of Gainesville, the University of Florida and Alachua County.
The city's traffic management department installed over 85 hundred feet of fiber optics cable to improve communications, which could mean less wait time next time you're driving in rush hour.
By making the switch from traditional bulbs to LED, the lights will use about 80 percent less energy, which will save the city money on their utility bill.
The project is seventy percent completed.
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