Street lights connected to the internet are monitoring the volume and speed of traffic in the centre to Portland, Oregon.
A major factor in the rapid decline in flying insects over the past couple of decades is light pollution, say scientists.
While contractors around the world struggle to meeting deadlines to upgrade lighting to LED and avoid penalty clauses, one local authority is taking a more leisurely approach.
The local authority at the centre of a row over the safety of a LED street lighting controller has been moved to issue a public statement following mounting fears among residents.
As local authorities all over the world move to white LED street lighting, one community at least is considering bucking the trend.
The inadequate illumination of a canal tow path has been blamed for the tragic death of a 22-year-old man in Sale, Manchester.
The UK’s congested and snow-hit traffic has had another obstacle to deal with: falling LED street lights.
A major control study in New York City has demonstrated that lighting cut night-time crime by 39 per cent.