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BILL AS INTRODUCED 2007-2008

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H.231

Introduced by Representatives Zenie of Colchester, Audette of S. Burlington,
    Bray of New Haven, Clerkin of Hartford, Consejo of Sheldon,
    Courcelle of Rutland City, Evans of Essex, Fitzgerald of
    St. Albans City, Gilbert of Fairfax, Manwaring of Wilmington,
    Marek of Newfane, Martin of Springfield, McCormack of
    Rutland City, McCullough of Williston, Mrowicki of Putney,
    Peltz of Woodbury, Randall of Troy, Shaw of Derby, Stevens of
    Shoreham and Wheeler of Derby

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Highways; traffic signals; synchronized systems

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to establish as state policy that traffic signal systems on state highways be designed as synchronized systems.

AN ACT RELATING TO SYNCHRONIZED TRAFFIC SIGNAL SYSTEMS ON STATE HIGHWAYS

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:


Sec. 1.  19 V.S.A. § 10c(k) is added to read:

(k)  It shall be the policy of the state in developing projects as defined in subsections (a) and (b) of this section that traffic signal systems included as part of the design shall be designed as synchronized systems. 

Sec. 2.  STATE HIGHWAYS; SYNCHRONIZED TRAFFIC SIGNAL

             SYSTEMS

The agency of transportation, wherever feasible, is directed to examine the traffic signal systems on all state highways and reprogram the lighting sequences to be synchronized.



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The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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