DENVER (CBS4)– The downtown traffic signals in Denver are being reevaluated. That means some lights could be longer to give pedestrians more time to cross.

Denver Public Works says the new timing is to match the slower walking pace of Americans.

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The traffic signals are checked every three years to adjust with changing neighborhoods and the growing city.

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