West Valley City Looks to Improve Travel by Coordinating Traffic Signals

March 28, 2012

City leaders are hoping a traffic signal coordination plan will help improve travel times and reduce vehicle emissions on city streets.

The City Council approved an agreement Tuesday night with Taylorsville-based transportation engineering and planning firm Avenue Consultants to develop and implement traffic signal timing plans.

City transportation officials want to make sure traffic moves safely and efficiently throughout the city, with minimal delays. Unnecessary stops at traffic lights impede the flow of traffic and can result in driver frustration and a potential increase in accidents, they said.  Read more about this story in the March 28 edition of the Deseret News.