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Old September 7th, 2008, 08:26 PM   #61
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Looks very good!
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Old September 7th, 2008, 11:57 PM   #62
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shouldn't the traffic here be stopped??

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Old September 8th, 2008, 04:30 AM   #63
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I think they are just being tested and do not mean anything.

As indicated by this picture: http://images25.fotosik.pl/257/50d36dc056c061d4.jpg

And it's also quite evident from this one (unless it snows in Poland in the summer): http://images22.fotosik.pl/103/494b568c0ac5b369.jpg
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Old September 8th, 2008, 04:21 PM   #64
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Here is what they installed on Kiev-Borispyl expressway. First, I saw this picture in Ukrainian section, but then witnessed it myself when I visited Ukraine this August.



In Europe and the USA, this type of highway would not be classified as motorway, but in Ukraine it is marked with a green motorway sign and posted with 130 km/h speed limit

On an off-topic note: I have often complained about a bad lane discipline in the USA, but on this type of road in Ukraine the lane discipline is even worse than in the USA.
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Old September 9th, 2008, 03:19 PM   #65
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In Bratislava (Slovakia) these electric signs are everywhere on all motorways warning of jams and showing speed limits ahead:

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In Italy on A4 these signs warn drivers to keep their speed control:

it literally means "average speed is monitored when the tutor system is on" (24/7 nowadays...it means that every panel, every bridge every overhead thing may have one camera per lane on that stratch of highway and that they will calculate your average speed to decide whether you're a good boy or what. It's not bad because you can briefly go past the limit to overtake a row of trucks and it's way better than in the old times when everybody ran like hell just to break all of a sudden where everybody knew speedtraps were placed. Really, tutor makes driving more relaxing.
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Old September 28th, 2008, 05:09 PM   #66
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Hello.This is a collection from a Hungarian motorways.
M7 motorway




M1 motorway



M3 motorway




M8 motorway



M1M7 motorway

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Old December 3rd, 2010, 08:40 PM   #67
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I grew up in New Jersey, and those have been there as long as I can remember (so, back into the 70s). I don't use the Turnpike all that often - last time was about three months ago and I can't remember if the signs were there - but I have no reason to believe they've been removed. They were certainly there within the last year or so.
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Old December 4th, 2010, 07:57 AM   #68
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We have VMS on most Columbus freeways. I think the Outerbelt doesn't have any. They usually display travel times to major interchanges, amber alerts, air quality alert/use transit or accident/lane closures. They are located just outside the 270 Outerbelt as well so one can decide to bypass downtown Columbus due to congestion.
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Old December 4th, 2010, 08:27 AM   #69
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Some photos of San Antonio's Traffic Management System. This is one of the earlier systems in the US and similar systems can also be seen in Austin, Houston, Dallas-Fort Worth, and El Paso as well.








There are also lane control signals to alert drivers of accidents, stalled vehicles, construction, etc.

Photos courtesy of http://www.texashighwayman.com/transgd.shtml
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Old December 4th, 2010, 09:01 AM   #70
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Some from Ontario, Canada:





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yay colour!
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Old December 4th, 2010, 10:37 AM   #71
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Here is a link to Ohio's traffic management system.
http://www.buckeyetraffic.org/
Theres a list of filters to select from traffic cameras, VMS locations (excluding Columbus metro signs) and current message, road surface temprature, weather sensors and such.
Good Columbus skyline view from traffic cam is I-71 and Frank rd
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Old December 4th, 2010, 10:40 AM   #72
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Some from Ontario, Canada:

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yay colour!
I LOVE this new sign better with the color. When do these go up? Are they only in the GTA or is MTO replacing all in the province?
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Old December 4th, 2010, 05:50 PM   #73
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Old December 4th, 2010, 06:59 PM   #74
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I LOVE this new sign better with the color. When do these go up? Are they only in the GTA or is MTO replacing all in the province?
They are set to go up next year I believe. They will be installed on newly constructed / reconstructed stretches of road at first. In time I think they will eventually replace all the CMSs in the province, including outside the GTA.

Recently we got a changeable message sign in London... one of the few existing outside of the Greater Golden Horseshoe (Metro Toronto).


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Looks cool, but erm... this looks like static information that could've been put on a normal sign as well, unless the distance to these exits change every now and then
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Old December 4th, 2010, 07:31 PM   #76
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Looks cool, but erm... this looks like static information that could've been put on a normal sign as well, unless the distance to these exits change every now and then
If they have nothing better to display they'll act like a regular road sign.
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If they have nothing better to display they'll act like a regular road sign.
Actually i find these messages about distance much better and informative than warnings about wearing safety belts (Hungary), information where to buy electronic toll devices (Croatia) or web address of motorway concessionaire (Italy)
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