traffic lights removed

Traffic lights removed

Traffic lights removed is a new report issued by The Institute Of Economic Affairs (IEAE).


“80% of traffic lights should be removed, saving £16bn a year”

The new report, claims that this would boost the economy and improve road safety. The think tank says the high proportion of traffic regulation is not only detrimental to road safety, the economy and the environment, but that it also imposes huge costs on road-users, taxpayers and communities due to delays and waiting times.

Shared space in Coventry

Coventry City Council have traffic lights removed from the city centre. They will be removed in a bid to declutter the city centre and enable free flowing traffic.


“The plans involve us improving some of the connections to the city centre and giving the streets and pavements back to the people”

Chair of the Coventry 2012 panel