They are a staple at every intersection. But the gray-colored boring signal boxes, that control traffic lights, are being used for something else in North Richland Hills. The city is turning intersections into art galleries.
What was once a rural, two-lane road has turned into a regular route for North Texas commuters. Now some people who live along Davis Boulevard, in Tarrant County, are pleading for help. They say they only want to be able to safely get in and out their homes.
The Dallas City Council has authorized the purchase and installation of an automated license plate recognition system. Dallas police will use the devices to read the license plates.
A new phase of construction on West Berry Street bordering the southern edge of TCU will put a major intersection out of commission for as much as two months.
After a series of pedestrian accidents along Cedar Springs at the end of 2011, the city of Dallas and the Cedar Springs Merchants Association have begun implementing traffic safety improvements to make the area safer.