Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Today in History: Red Means Stop and Green Means Go

In my new weekly schema, tomorrow (Wednesday) is designated "article link day" and today (Tuesday) is "today in history."  That said, sometimes it isn't worth duplicating what somebody else has done so well.  A hundred years ago today, the first electric traffic light was installed, at the corner of East 105th and Euclid in Cleveland, Ohio.  Take a look at this brief, interesting story about the genesis of traffic signals from the International Business Times.

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