Tagged ‘traffic signals’

Happy Birthday Lester Wire

Posted on: September 2nd, 2016

As drivers hit the road, it’s easy to take for granted the innovations of modern driving. One of those, the traffic light, has history to the beehive state. Lester Farnsworth Wire is one of the first to develop a working traffic signal. Lester was born September 3, 1887 in Utah and worked as a Salt […]

Optimizing Mobility – UDOT’s Traffic Management Division

Posted on: June 28th, 2013

The UDOT Traffic Management Division (TMD) houses UDOT’s Traffic Operations Center (TOC), the traffic signal management division, traveler information program and deployment and maintenance for Utah’s robust Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) network. UDOT utilizes the resources from within the TMD to plan for and react to any type of event that reduces capacity on Utah […]