Sequestration Forces Department of Transportation to Cut Traffic Lights

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced today that due to the across-the-board budget cuts of the Sequester, the Department of Transportation would be eliminating any and all funding for neighborhood traffic lights as of Midnight tonight. “There was a lot of internal discussion over where we were going to find the savings required by the Sequestration,” explained LaHood. “Just…