An Auckland Transport trial of new smart signage along Dominion Rd is being criticised as “bizarre” by an urban planner, Stuff reports. The signs will light up when detecting turning vehicles, motorcycles and bikes, and give warnings to drivers approaching the intersections. But the director of urban development consultancy Holistic Urban Environments says AT is more interested in protecting drivers’ interests and treating the symptom, rather than addressing the cause of the problem which is driver behaviour.

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