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Real-Time Traffic Signs Installed Across Massachusetts

Via WWLP.com 

MassDOT has been installing new real time traffic information signs across the state.

The Go Time Intelligent Transportation signs are placed in areas where there can be high traffic and have been installed over the last several years.

One sign has been placed going southbound by exit 18 in Northampton. It shows drivers the time it will take from the point they are at to several miles down the highway or to a major city or destination.

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Florida DOT Secretary Says Traffic Flowing Well, Staff Monitoring Conditions

Via Tallahasee Democrat

Despite the monumental task of evacuating 1.5 million residents and visitors from the threat of Hurricane Matthew, Florida’s network of roadways remained at 40 percent of capacity.

Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Jim Boxold said he hoped those road conditions continue, but he did not rule out a spike in traffic as Matthew inched closer to the state.

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Caltrans Encourages Public to Share the Road, Arrive Alive

In this Caltrans News Flash, Caltrans spokesperson Myles Cochrane provides an overview of Caltrans’ “Share the Road – Arrive Alive” public safety campaign. The campaign’s website, arrivealivenow.org, hosts a number of public service announcements encouraging safe behaviors for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists on any roadway. To most effectively spread the ideas of safety to youth, Caltrans also hosts a number of engaging and interactive assemblies each school year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uU9fy5xXBI

 

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