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Re: Pedestrians aren't the only ones who matter.

Posted by R30A on Sat Jan 14 17:18:19 2017, in response to Re: Pedestrians aren't the only ones who matter., posted by BrooklynBus on Sat Jan 14 17:00:56 2017.

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Thanks.

You are speaking about when lights are synched which is a minority of the roadways. But since virtually no one is making a trip on only roads where the signals are in sync, his average speed will still be lowered with a lower speed limit, though not as much as when none of the roads are in sync.

Virtually nobody??? Why in the world would you assume that?

I could take the other position that traveling at 25 mph could cause you to just miss a green signal that you would have made going at 30 mph. That would certainly be a more common scenario.
Actually, when the signals are timed for 25 MPH, that is a LESS common scenario. It only happens when entering or exiting the synchronized segment.

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