Traffic demonstration to take place in Baltimore City this week

Devon Ashby, Staff WriterThe Baltimore City Department of Transportation will host a Barnes Dance in downtown Baltimore this Friday to test new signal timings. The event – named after Henry Barnes, who was Baltimore City’s traffic engineer in the 1950’s – will take place in the Pratt Street-Gay Street intersection in downtown Baltimore City. A deejay will be on hand and pedestrians will be walking, and dancing, across the street. “On this day we really wanted to engage the public more by incorporating dance and music,” said Betty Smoot, the transportation department’s city planner. “We really wanted an opportunity to […]

by · September 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · LOCAL NEWS