What does a transit priority signal look like?

What does a transit priority signal look like?

A transit priority phase – indicated by a white vertical bar above the signal head – is displayed during a red phase, allowing buses to proceed during this phase while other vehicles must wait (typically 5-10 seconds) for the green phase.

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What triggers a stop light to change?

Active infrared sensors emit low-level infrared energy into a specific zone to detect vehicles. When that energy is interrupted by the presence of a vehicle, the sensor sends a pulse to the traffic signal to change the light.

What are the benefits of active transit signal priority?

Specific intersections with long signal cycles or that favor the cross street and operate off of the progression of the rest of the corridor provide strong benefits. Where transit routes turn, active TSP can extend turn phase time or reservice a turn phase to provide a clear turn lane and additional phase time for slow maneuvers.

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Which is better active or unconditional signal priority?

For BRT and LRT, which often use larger vehicles to increase headways and reduce costs on high-capacity routes. Unconditional signal priority or preemption should be considered at actuated signals. Active TSP can reduce transit delay significantly.

How does signal priority work on higher frequency corridors?

On higher-frequency corridors, decide whether to provide signal priority at every signal cycle, or only to late vehicles. In most applications, when a transit vehicle receives a priority phase (~10 sec), the dedicated time is restored by deducting time from up to four subsequent cycles.

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