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Cutting Edge Commute (Source: CBS4)

Smartphones Play Role In Broward Traffic Light Timing

Did you know the smartphone in your purse or pocket is playing a major role in the timing of traffic lights in parts of Broward? As CBS4s Brian Andrews explains, your smartphone is giving off a signal that’s being used to study traffic patterns on what are called “arterials,” the roads that feed our major thoroughfares.

CBS4–08/05/2014

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Higher Speed Limit Bill Makes First Pass In House

A new bill that could increase speed limits is all geared up and is on the road to the House of Representatives, making its first House appearance on Tuesday.

03/04/2014

(Source: CBS4)

New Traffic Pattern On SR 836 To Start Friday

Believe it or not, more changes and more confusion will be on the Dolphin Expressway starting this weekend.

CBS4–02/14/2014

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Safety Advocates Try To Put Brakes On Raising Speed Limit

A bipartisan effort in the Florida Legislature to allow 75 mph speed limits on some highways is running into a roadblock from safety and consumer advocates.

CBS Miami–12/19/2013

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Could A 75 MPH Speed Limit Come To Florida?

Two Florida lawmakers are gearing up to make drivers with a “need to speed” very happy motorists.

11/12/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

(Photo Credit: www.826-836.com) Southwest aerial image of 826-836 Interchange prior to construction

Bridge Construction To Close SR 826 Ramp

Drivers heading south on the NW 25 Street won’t be able to exit onto SR 826 ramp until February 19 due to construction.

02/13/2013

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FHP: Use Caution When Driving In Tropical Storm Isaac

As Tropical Storm Isaac prepares to bare down on South Florida and the Keys, the Florida Highway Patrol is urging drivers to be cautious when on the road.

CBS4–08/26/2012

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State Talking With Landowners About Road Expansion Plans

Looking ahead to a 50 year transportation plan, Florida officials are talking with major landowners about where roads should be built.

06/24/2012

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