City of Nampa to address stoplight issues

 

Long wait times at Nampa’s stoplights are a source of frustration for local drivers.

Cars may hit multiple red lights in a row or get stuck at a long red light even when no other cars are around.

The city is aiming to curb those frustrations and boost public safety with a new traffic signal network called an “Intelligent Transportation System.”

The Idaho Press reports, the system will bring the cameras at Nampa’s traffic signals into one network that can be monitored and controlled from a remote location.

Installing the network citywide is expected to cost $5 million, so the city plans to phase in the system

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