SENATORS: Cutting-Edge Technology Coming to Improve Traffic Flow, Reduce Congestion and Delays in Bergen and Hudson Counties
By Press Release Friday, March 04 2011 @ 11:18 AM EST
Funding Was at Risk by House Republicans Slash and Burn Budget
Menendez, Lautenberg announce $10 Million in Funding to Integrate Vehicle image detection and wireless communication technology
In a major win for New Jersey’s commuters, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today announced new resources and tools to improve traffic flow in Bergen and Hudson Counties. New Jersey has been awarded more than $10 million by the Department of Transportation (DOT) for new state of the art traffic signaling technology, which integrates wireless technology, traffic signal software, and vehicle image detection. The new signaling system will improve traffic flow and prevent commute delays on US routes 1&9 and 46; NJ 7, 17, and 120; as well as various local corridors.