The San Luis Obispo Police Department has received several calls regarding ‘suspicious’ boxes that are locked to poles throughout the city.
Police Chief Deanna Cantrell wants to assure the public that the boxes are there for a reason. San Luis Obispo’s traffic engineering is using the boxes to count cars as they work to improve traffic flow throughout the city.
Traffic Engineering is working hard
We have received several calls regarding suspicious boxes locked to poles in the city. Traffic Engineering is counting cars to help improve traffic flow. Here are a couple of photos of what they look like. jb pic.twitter.com/DS5kKqFo9k
— Deanna Cantrell (@slopdchief) October 21, 2018
San Luis Obispo counts traffic in selected intersections every two years and performs speed surveys, which is required by law.
Data is used for signal timing and other engineering studies.
For more traffic data, click here.