Walk...Don't Walk...Walk...Wait, what?


Mixed signals. Really, don't walk! A killer traffic light is on the loose stationary!

I managed to snap this off at Coal and Girard. Just when I was getting used to the directional changes on Lead, I see this traffic light. Perhaps it's a test for those who walk and talk on their cell phones?


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Comment by Debra Landau on December 8, 2010 at 5:05pm
Sweet! Yeah, you're totally safe in Albuquerque as a pedestrian. So, what is that car at the post waiting for - a personal invitation? : )
Comment by Another Mike on December 9, 2010 at 5:52pm

That's interesting, Debra.  I didn't think of it before, but perhaps they are both in cahoots!

Comment by slamwagon on December 9, 2010 at 10:14pm

Has this been brought up to the engineers/contractors in charge?

Comment by Mark Motsko on December 10, 2010 at 8:50am

Hi All,

Contractor and Engineers were notified this morning. I'll report back when it has been addressed. Please don't hesitate to contact me via email mmotsko@cabq.gov when you see these kinds of things around town.

Thanks,

Mark

Comment by Matt on December 10, 2010 at 3:33pm

Is the crossing road signal (or any of the road signals) still green?  If not, I have seen a number of intersections recently where pedestrians are given a head start - as a safety enhancement.  All road signals are red, the pedestrian signal turns to "walk" and then several seconds later, the parallel road signal turns green.  I believe doing this avoids the situation where a car waiting to turn goes blasting around the corner just as someone is stepping off the curb.

 

Comment by Mark Motsko on December 10, 2010 at 4:42pm

The contractor just informed me this was addressed earlier today. Should be working correctly now.

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