• Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS) Features

    APS technology is constantly improving and new features are being added to help pedestrians with vision and hearing loss get around safely and confidently. Here are some of the main features you should be aware of.   Accessible Pedestrian Signals (APS) have come a long way since the first cuckoo-chirp, pedhead-mounted systems appeared in U.S. […]

    February 25, 2023 Link
  • What is an Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS)?


    APS provide essential information and safety to pedestrians with disabilities by alerting them to the status of the walk cycle via auditory, visual, and tactile cues.

    February 24, 2023 Link
  • 2-wire versus 3-wire APS: What’s the difference and which do I need?

    Polara offers two versions of APS, each with unique installations and benefits. Here, we explain some of the key differences to help you select the one that’s right for your intersection.

    February 24, 2023 Link
  • Request An Accessible Pedestrian Signal (APS)

    Accessible pedestrian signals (APS) are pedestrian signals that are specifically designed to assist people with visual impairments in crossing streets safely. These signals typically include audible tones or verbal messages that indicate when it is safe for pedestrians to cross the street, as well as tactile or vibrating cues that can be felt by the […]

    February 17, 2023 Link
  • SS4A for Accessible Pedestrian Signals

    An historic 7,485 pedestrians were killed while walking in the U.S. in 2021, according to data collected by the Governors Highway Safety Association. Many of these deaths could have been prevented through better roadway design and accessibility measures. For more than 12 million people living with vision loss or over 30 million people with mobility loss, […]

    February 17, 2023 Link