55lights.jpg (1917×995)
This is zen on four wheels.

YouTuber Tim Burke hit an incredible 55 straight green lights heading down 5th Avenue early one morning this week without stopping a single time. He rode the green wave at a steady speed even while taxis near him couldn’t quite figure out the right pace. This has got to be one of the best streaks ever caught on video.

The video has been going viral because any driver knows that hitting just a handful of greens in a row is exciting. A streak of 55 is probably some divine sign.

On a less metaphysical level, it’s also a sign that New York City traffic lights are well synchronized on certain big avenues. Still, Burke says the streak was “beautiful” to experience. We agree.

Screengrab via YouTube | H/T Kotaku

Promoted Stories Powered by Sharethrough
Unclick
Japanese teen pop meets death metal in an explosion of awesome
In an age when nearly every song ever recorded is available at a moment’s notice, it’s easy to get cynical about music. Everything’s been done before and we have a never-ending Spotify playlist to prove it.
youtube
Kids' orchestra slays with Led Zeppelin xylophone covers
That rock and roll exists at all is a testament to artistic rebellion, and when it comes to turning convention on its head, the Louisville Leopard Percussionists are virtually without peers. Who else could translate the heavy metal stylings of Led Zeppelin into a xylophone-and-marimba opus?
The Latest From Daily Dot Video
Group

Pure, uncut internet. Straight to your inbox.

Thanks for subscribing to our newsletter!