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Regular news: Issue 529 25 Sep 2009

‘Encouraging results’ from North Somerset’s traffic light switch-off

Early results from an experiment that has seen traffic lights switched off at a Bristol intersection indicate that traffic flows through the junction have improved.

The lights, at the Cabstand junction in Portishead, have been turned off in a month-long trial to see if the removal of formal traffic control eases congestion at the intersection, which has been the scene of protests from residents and motorists since the installation of the £800,000 signalling system in 2004. Community...

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