Saturday, August 11, 2012

Tear Down the Traffic Lights!

Karen De Coster posts "an interesting video of an intersection (a) in Auckland during a power outage with no traffic lights and (b) the next day, after the traffic lights were restored" showing "the smooth flow of traffic during a power outage and the resulting spontaneous order, as compared to the traffic backups with the lights working" — Anarcho-Roads.

[My 2007 article on the subject — Anarchy, or Spontaneous Order, on the Streets of Saigon.]

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Blogger Pints in NYC said...

And in the City, we now have this:

http://www.nyc.gov/portal/site/nycgov/menuitem.c0935b9a57bb4ef3daf2f1c701c789a0/index.jsp?pageID=mayor_press_release&catID=1194&doc_name=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nyc.gov%2Fhtml%2Fom%2Fhtml%2F2012b%2Fpr291-12.html&cc=unused1978&rc=1194&ndi=1

Big Brother is watching!

August 12, 2012 at 12:43 AM  

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