Small Sample of Progress


These photographs were taken on January 13, 2023 at 4:27PM.


The location was at an intersection with a major road in Gaithersburg, Maryland (a suburb of Washington DC).


The "Take It!" came as I pulled up behind a bus to wait for the light to change for our lane to be able to proceed onto the major thoroughfare and be on our way.


This is one of those times when it happens to be a chance for the mind to go numb - and hope there is something on the radio which will help fill in the blank until the light changes and necessary mental engagement will be put into play to move forward.


This was one of the above times - which had me somehow able to break out of the pause fog - and see the small stop lights on the back of the bus - which were lit up and giving me a demonstration of just how far the application of led lighting had come. To see it in this location was really cool in my view. What made it really stand out was how crisp and well defined the edges were getting on all parts of the display. The saying "Tight and Right" came to mind.


While the application of Led lighting is now moving forward with increasing momentum - It is important to note - it uses a lot less energy than required in past systems ( which are being phased out ). Constant care must be used - as like so many things - there are very wrong ways this new bright light can be used. I trust we will be vigilant.


Wishing everyone an occasional chance to - stop - and enjoy doing so,



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Comments: 6
  • #1

    SF1967 (Tuesday, 21 March 2023)

    Are they any brighter than the brake lights? Almost seems redundant.

  • #2

    GpaJake (Tuesday, 21 March 2023 22:47)

    For those drivers that get tunnel vision.

  • #3

    Jim (Tuesday, 21 March 2023 22:48)

    There's all kinds of red lights on the back of that bus lol.

  • #4

    Sally (Tuesday, 21 March 2023 22:49)

    I wonder if the city had a problem with their busses getting rear ended.

  • #5

    MHampy (Tuesday, 21 March 2023 22:50)

    Wow there's even a camera on the back of it... Those are way more advance than our busses. Ours can barely make it from point A to B.

  • #6

    Bruce (Friday, 24 March 2023 07:28)

    Thank you - to everyone for your comments. While this one may have not been the most exciting - it still was somehow able to bring out some or your interesting observations.
    Here is hoping all have had a great week.
    Best regards.