This is a ramp meter and for every car in front of me it's only a few seconds per car, so I think 2 minutes is way too long. I don't see anything that looks like a camera so hopefully I won't be receiving any citations.
It hasn't been active since I've posted this, so I haven't been able to test it again.
What about moving up a foot after 30 seconds if the light makes no changes? I find I do that in any vehicle I drive and it seems in many cases the second stop I made triggers the light, so it appears I am not pulling up enough. I also do this so the ac will cool down as auto stop kicks in like clock work on my car in this heat we had this year.
I should have posted to this thread several months ago that the problem seems to be resolved. The ramp lights were on a few mornings recently (whether they're on or off must depend on traffic) and they worked perfectly. I pulled up to where I was supposed to and after a second or two they turned green.
I was going to say you can get one of those traffic light trigger devices. They use an IR blaster at a certain flash rate. I met an a-hole with one the other day driving an impala. All the lights for him were green, then turned red immediately afterwards.
Rather his insight is made of steel or aluminum it should effect the sensors on the street either way. In our area many have sensors on top and if you flick your head lights they will turn within seconds.
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