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or any traffic reg.
i was told that yellow light in boston means speed up. one of the first times i was driving in boston ... i stoped at an intersection just as the light turned red and the 3 cars behind me, swerved around and went thru the intersection. it used to be that lights turned green almost simultaneously with the lights in the other direction during red ... then they started delaying the green light change ... however people started anticipating the delay in the green light ... so the delay was increased to compensate for the people who were going thru the red light anticipating that the cars in the other direction wouldn't have started.
mbuttive traffic jams on the interstate would at least still allow first responders to travel on the shoulder (in cases involving accidents) ... until more and more people were also speeding by on the shoulder ... until the shoulder is also part of the traffic jam.
Penn Central RR computer system failure 2151
Mbuttachusetts' light managements are terrible. There was one traffic light that was red for ten minutes at a time for no traffic (the road it was waiting for hadn't opened yet). This lasted...
there was an article in the early 70s contrasting cal. & mbutt. the same week the cal. legislature pbutted a bill requiring (cal) state patrol have a junior col. degree ... mbutt. legislature defeated a bill requiring (mbutt) state patrol have a high school degree.
Penn Central RR computer system failure 2150
Yup. It's so bad, I'm seriously trying to figure out how to take myself off the road. This is almost impossible in the suburbs. Thar be no taxis. And, now, red. I...