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. These deaths are both tragic and preventable: changes to roadway design and safety treatments, including accessibility improvements, are proven to reduce pedestrian deaths and serious injuries. >>>Download the Guide – Polara SS4A […]
April 5, 2023
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
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
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
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