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Category: IDEA

Innovative deployment of Enhanced Arterials (IDEA) Grant update

Construction is complete for the IDEA grant, which provided Central San Rafael Traffic signals with upgraded signal cabinets and controllers, video detection, and communication. The average driver probably wouldn’t have noticed the upgrades, but we are hopeful that with traffic monitoring and the signal performance measures providing reports to the traffic engineering division that we … Continued

San Rafael Traffic Signal Upgrade – Wednesday, 2/3/2021

Starting at 9 AM on Wednesday, February 3, the City’s contractor, Econolite, will upgrade the firmware at each signalized intersection in the list below. The traffic signal will go into flash for about a cycle length (90 seconds) during the update. These updates will allow Public Works crews to better access the traffic signal network … Continued

5/22/18 – Downtown Traffic Signal Re-timing Work Continuing

On Wednesday, May 16 the City began the timing adjusting of 54 signalized intersections in downtown San Rafael, from Union Street out to Miracle Mile, and from Mission Ave down to 2nd Street. The retiming will reduce travel time between intersections, meaning hitting fewer red lights coming down major arterials in San Rafael such as … Continued

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