Los Angeles Synchronizes Traffic Lights

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The New York Times reports the city of Los Angeles has synchronized all 4,500 traffic lights:

Now, in the latest ambitious and costly assault on gridlock, Los Angeles has synchronized every one of its 4,500 traffic signals across 469 square miles — the first major metropolis in the world to do so, officials said — raising the almost fantastical prospect, in theory, of driving Western Avenue from the Hollywood Hills to the San Pedro waterfront without stopping once.

Will the move reduce the number of accidents in the city?

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