The Dancing Traffic Light: Entertaining and Saving Lives

Distractions are normally the last thing we want for pedestrians on busy roads, but for the capital city of Portugal, entertainment may save lives. Lisbon is the largest city in Portugal with both a thriving public and tourist season year-round. As such pedestrians and drivers alike must share the road, even when they are more interested in getting to their destinations and taking in the sights. A new sidewalk traffic light installed in one of their busy squares shows a solution to keeping crosswalks clear when vehicles have the right of way. [Read more…]