02/24/2012 06:53 pm ET Updated Apr 25, 2012

Master Of Lights: The Man Who Controls Over 4,000 Signal Lights In Los Angeles | Neon Tommy

It was one of those classic Southern Californian days-- where the sun was teasing through the clouds, promising a very bright and hot day. The weather complimented the morning commute as the end of the 9 a.m. traffic hustle brought me to the newly built Department of Transportation building on Main and 1st Street in Downtown Los Angeles.