LED Lighted Streets

by Dave Cutsinger | Feb 26, 2013
| 3 Comments

Summary:

Embed LED light strips into the street, side or top of curbs.

About You

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About You

First Name

Dave

Last Name

Cutsinger

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Minnetonka

County

Hennepin

Country

United States, MN

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How did you hear about the Forever Saint Paul Challenge?

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JDT International, LLC

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Your idea

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Title of your idea

LED Lighted Streets

Give us the highlights of your idea for making Saint Paul great (2,000 characters maximum or approx. 250 words)

Embed LED light strips into the street, side or top of curbs.

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Innovation

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What makes your idea different or unexpected? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

What makes this and many other ideas different is that this will be a city-wide plan, so at night, visitors will instantly know when they’re on a St Paul street.

Impact

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How will your idea make a difference in Saint Paul? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

$20 retail will buy a light strip for 16 ft. Estimating ½ of the grant for labor would leave room for around 400,000 feet of lighting strips. Imagine the light that this would bring to the darkness.

Sustainability

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Why do you think people will recognize or remember your idea after it comes to life? How might it inspire others to do something similar in their community? (4000 characters maximum or approx. 500 words)

This is an idea that will quickly be recognized once it starts to be implemented to anyone travelling on city streets.

apolinario sasam said: Well, LED lights consumes less that light bulbs. I think this would be great to help lessen energy consumption. - Paul Savramis about this Competition Entry. - 2641 days ago read more >
Dave Cutsinger said: Hi Mark, Thanks for the comment! Life's pretty good at the moment. I found out about this through my girlfriend when we saw the ... about this Competition Entry. - 2884 days ago read more >
Mark Haugen said: Hey Dave! Love your idea. How's life? Mark Haugen about this Competition Entry. - 2884 days ago read more >

Dave Cutsinger updated this Competition Entry. - 2892 days ago

Dave Cutsinger submitted this idea. - 2892 days ago