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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2975 on: June 29, 2020, 08:21:47 AM »

What is wrong here:
https://www.google.com/maps/@41.7004417,-70.3004964,3a,75y,96.6h,82.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s1Ym8ckXvN7tPvRlpB0Ex5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

I see that both directions have a doghouse. Does it activate based on the time of day? Maybe it was formerly split-phased?

I'm not even sure. There is no left turn lane so they probably give a red with a green left in both directions. I don't know the info well enough about here though
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2976 on: June 29, 2020, 09:26:34 AM »

What is wrong here:
https://www.google.com/maps/@41.7004417,-70.3004964,3a,75y,96.6h,82.91t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s1Ym8ckXvN7tPvRlpB0Ex5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

I'm just surprised to see a side-mounted doghouse. In my part of the country only inline-5s are side mounted.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2980 on: June 30, 2020, 08:51:46 PM »

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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2981 on: June 30, 2020, 11:32:49 PM »

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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2983 on: July 01, 2020, 07:51:11 AM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2984 on: July 01, 2020, 09:49:09 AM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7480802,-122.4035651,3a,15y,351.89h,87.6t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sceKtcAPwQwQMZgpUJhZTKA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This is clearly a flasher.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2985 on: July 01, 2020, 01:07:06 PM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7480802,-122.4035651,3a,15y,351.89h,87.6t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sceKtcAPwQwQMZgpUJhZTKA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This is clearly a flasher.

Speaking of flashers/beacons, is this a legal use of red flashing beacons at this sign assembly? There is a STOP sign at the end of the road.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2986 on: July 01, 2020, 01:11:11 PM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

That's just a flashing caution signal that alternates between the top and bottom lights.  There's no metering sign, there's only one light for two lanes, and if it was a metering light you couldn't tell which lane it was for.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2987 on: July 01, 2020, 01:16:21 PM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7480802,-122.4035651,3a,15y,351.89h,87.6t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sceKtcAPwQwQMZgpUJhZTKA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This is clearly a flasher.

Speaking of flashers/beacons, is this a legal use of red flashing beacons at this sign assembly? There is a STOP sign at the end of the road.

They look like amber flashers, not red.

As for the driver on that video who overly nitpicks everything everyone does on the roadway, I couldn't help but notice he didn't stop at the stop line, but rather over the pedestrian crossing line.  I guess he only observes what he believes is an infraction when he doesn't make one.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2988 on: July 01, 2020, 01:31:14 PM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7480802,-122.4035651,3a,15y,351.89h,87.6t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sceKtcAPwQwQMZgpUJhZTKA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This is clearly a flasher.

Speaking of flashers/beacons, is this a legal use of red flashing beacons at this sign assembly? There is a STOP sign at the end of the road.

They look like amber flashers, not red.

As for the driver on that video who overly nitpicks everything everyone does on the roadway, I couldn't help but notice he didn't stop at the stop line, but rather over the pedestrian crossing line.  I guess he only observes what he believes is an infraction when he doesn't make one.
Yup - That's the first thing I noticed too.  I didn't even bother turning on the sound, so I was wondering if he was hypocritically nitpicking or just saying "Look, I can barrel across the stop bar too!"
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2989 on: July 01, 2020, 05:45:29 PM »

Very odd traffic signal here on Bayshore Blvd in San Francisco.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7481054,-122.4036337,3a,75y,11.84h,96.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sNrsaKRlme7JFyNwU4Mbn6g!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This may be a metering light for the freeway entrance, but it is very unusual to have a meter at the very beginning of the ramp where it will certainly impact surface traffic.

https://www.google.com/maps/@37.7480802,-122.4035651,3a,15y,351.89h,87.6t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sceKtcAPwQwQMZgpUJhZTKA!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This is clearly a flasher.

Speaking of flashers/beacons, is this a legal use of red flashing beacons at this sign assembly? There is a STOP sign at the end of the road.

They look like amber flashers, not red.

As for the driver on that video who overly nitpicks everything everyone does on the roadway, I couldn't help but notice he didn't stop at the stop line, but rather over the pedestrian crossing line.  I guess he only observes what he believes is an infraction when he doesn't make one.

They definitely look red in this GSV view.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2991 on: July 06, 2020, 09:57:19 PM »

Um... what the fuck Sharon. Trying out different backplates, all at one intersection:

White:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.1210303,-71.1804342,3a,21.6y,288.61h,116.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9JLrQRtS2QgALMSHDZoX5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This looks more like green (FYG, specifically) than white.

I've only seen white in Pennsylvania: example here.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2992 on: July 06, 2020, 11:20:39 PM »

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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2993 on: July 07, 2020, 12:46:58 AM »

Yep my bad. Still the green is odd.


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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2994 on: July 07, 2020, 12:48:10 AM »

Um... what the fuck Sharon. Trying out different backplates, all at one intersection:

White:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.1210303,-71.1804342,3a,21.6y,288.61h,116.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9JLrQRtS2QgALMSHDZoX5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This looks more like green (FYG, specifically) than white.

I've only seen white in Pennsylvania: example here.
It is also found in Culpeper VA. Check the intersection of Main @ Davis in downtown. Very very weird! I would send street view but Iím using my phone.


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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2995 on: July 07, 2020, 12:49:56 AM »

Um... what the fuck Sharon. Trying out different backplates, all at one intersection:

White:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.1210303,-71.1804342,3a,21.6y,288.61h,116.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9JLrQRtS2QgALMSHDZoX5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This looks more like green (FYG, specifically) than white.

I've only seen white in Pennsylvania: example here.
It is also found in Culpeper VA. Check the intersection of Main @ Davis in downtown. Very very weird! I would send street view but Iím using my phone.


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I've seen it brought up in other threads before, a Euro-style curved backplate.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2996 on: July 07, 2020, 06:43:05 PM »

Um... what the fuck Sharon. Trying out different backplates, all at one intersection:

White:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.1210303,-71.1804342,3a,21.6y,288.61h,116.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9JLrQRtS2QgALMSHDZoX5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This looks more like green (FYG, specifically) than white.

I've only seen white in Pennsylvania: example here.
It is also found in Culpeper VA. Check the intersection of Main @ Davis in downtown. Very very weird! I would send street view but Iím using my phone.


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I've seen it brought up in other threads before, a Euro-style curved backplate.

Here's a streetview link https://goo.gl/maps/qKNxak7XvatFSELw7

Definitely very weird! Looks straight out of Europe.
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2997 on: July 07, 2020, 10:06:56 PM »

Um... what the fuck Sharon. Trying out different backplates, all at one intersection:

White:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.1210303,-71.1804342,3a,21.6y,288.61h,116.68t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9JLrQRtS2QgALMSHDZoX5w!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

This looks more like green (FYG, specifically) than white.

I've only seen white in Pennsylvania: example here.
It is also found in Culpeper VA. Check the intersection of Main @ Davis in downtown. Very very weird! I would send street view but Iím using my phone.


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I've seen it brought up in other threads before, a Euro-style curved backplate.

Here's a streetview link https://goo.gl/maps/qKNxak7XvatFSELw7

Definitely very weird! Looks straight out of Europe.

Here too:
https://www.google.com/maps/@38.4729835,-77.994614,3a,75y,146.82h,91.76t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sTH61Cidy_aZPGr9t4xNYQw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
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Re: Traffic signal
« Reply #2999 on: July 07, 2020, 10:38:18 PM »

^^
1. No provision for a right turn though it is not prohibited (absence of a no right turn sign)
2. the through arrow is supposed to be above the left turn arrow.
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