On April 17, 2003 LOMO PLC granted to St. Petersburg the complex of light diodes traffic lights, produced by LOMO. It's become the first from the three gifts, whish enterprise has prepared to the jubilee of the northern capital. Ten traffic lights of new generation have already worked at the crossroad of Nevskiy prospect and Alexander Nevskiy Street. Vice-Mayor of St. Petersburg Anna Markova received the present of LOMO to the beloved city.
In comparison with lamp traffic lights light diodes have significant advantages in technical and operating specifications, and also in their exterior. They are able to bring the contribution in the solution of the range of city problems - to raise safety level on streets of the northern capital, to make cheaper maintenance of road-keeping, to improve ecological situation in the city and to make the exterior of St. Petersburg much more attractive.
LOMO concerns that to the jubilee of the city citizens must see not only celebration events, but exact activities, one of which today's event has become. The firm is sure that up-to-date, safety and economics traffic lights will become a wonderful present to all citizens of St. Petersburg - both the drivers and the pedestrians.
Nowadays the St. Petersburg.s Administration considers the program of refitting out of city crossroads by light diodes traffic lights, prepared with participation of LOMO. LOMO hopes that the program will begin realizing and the gift of the company will become the beginning of this very important project.