street lights http://kplu.org en LED streetlight test puts Seattle arterial in national spotlight http://kplu.org/post/led-streetlight-test-puts-seattle-arterial-national-spotlight <p>Later today, road crews will shut down a 15-block stretch of a major arterial in Seattle&rsquo;s Ballard neighborhood. For three nights, the city is testing the use of new LED lighting to replace old-fashioned street lamps.</p><p>The study is part of a regional effort that could set the standard for more energy efficient streetlights across the country.</p><p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 18:17:53 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4341 at http://kplu.org LED streetlight test puts Seattle arterial in national spotlight Saying goodbye to decorative street lights? http://kplu.org/post/saying-goodbye-decorative-street-lights <p>Those quaint streetlights that grace some neighborhood business districts in Seattle may be history. <span style="">&nbsp;</span>Seattle City Light wants to limit the installation of decorative streetlights in the future.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>This comes in the wake of the city&rsquo;s ongoing inspection of light poles, some of which have been emitting dangerous levels of electricity.</p><p class="MsoNormal"> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 20:37:17 +0000 Paula Wissel 478 at http://kplu.org Saying goodbye to decorative street lights? More bad light poles in Seattle http://kplu.org/post/more-bad-light-poles-seattle <p>Seattle&rsquo;s ongoing inspection of streetlights has turned up more dangerous structures.<span style="">&nbsp; </span>But city officials insist the potential harm to people and pets is minimal.&nbsp;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-943570.mp3</p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:50:45 +0000 Paula Wissel 473 at http://kplu.org More bad light poles in Seattle