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Old 09-05-07, 08:19 PM   #1
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Is it just me?

It seems like most lights on PCH and University Ave in Irvine are timed against cyclists. It seems like if you are going between 15-20mph you are hitting red light on every major intersection.
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Old 09-05-07, 08:21 PM   #2
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Take it up to 35mph and see what happens...
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No its not just you....my 2 mile commute in irvine takes me through 3 sets of lights and it at least doubles my time to what it should take....have you seen those Cyclist buttons on every traffic light post next to the kerb?? They're a great idea but they don't work...but like an idiot I keep pressing them.
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They just activated another set of lights between Culver and Harvard. They are timed. Brilliant idea considering there is almost no traffic from those side streets.
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They just activated another set of lights between Culver and Harvard. They are timed. Brilliant idea considering there is almost no traffic from those side streets.
Actually that intersection (University & San Joaquin) has had an average of 8 serious accidents per year and multiple fatalities. It serves over 750 homes as well as a golf course, tennis club, and senior center. There is actually quite a bit of traffic going in and out of there.
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Old 09-05-07, 11:11 PM   #6
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Actually that intersection (University & San Joaquin) has had an average of 8 serious accidents per year and multiple fatalities. It serves over 750 homes as well as a golf course, tennis club, and senior center. There is actually quite a bit of traffic going in and out of there.
I guess I pass it in the off hours.
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not as bad as lights in huntington beach. but yeah, going to my gf's place after work i hate catching a red at university and harvard. i always want to run it.
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