Light Emitting Diode (LED) technology continues to change and improve with time and Saint Paul Public Works is adapting with these changes. The department is testing different LED street lights and wants community input. Residents will have the opportunity to provide feedback on different characteristics of lights through a survey beginning on Monday, March 20th 2017 and continuing through Friday, May 19th 2017.
Visit www.stpaul.gov/LED for more information on how residents can participate in the survey.
Lighting Study Details:
The Public Works Department is testing different LED street lights in 3 neighborhoods:
About Saint Paul’s Street Lights:
The City of Saint Paul has over 37,000 lights that help illuminate public areas throughout the city. Public Works began installing LED lights in 2010 as a part of the Sustainable Saint Paul initiative and continues to install them throughout the city at a rate of about 1,500 to 2,000 bulbs per year. The city is moving to this technology because of the economic and environmental benefits of LED lighting.
Benefits of LED Lighting: