Leading Pedestrian Intervals and APS

Leading Pedestrian Intervals and APS

A simple matter of equal access to a life-saving innovation. Leading pedestrian intervals (LPIs) give pedestrians 3-7 seconds head start to begin their crossing before the parallel green light, increasing their visibility to turning cars. This very low-cost measure...
MUTCD 11’s impact on crosswalk push buttons

MUTCD 11’s impact on crosswalk push buttons

In this article, we review the most significant changes in the 11th edition MUTCD as they relate to pedestrian push buttons and summarize each of the sections of the 11th edition that relate to crosswalk buttons, giving you a handy reference to the requirements for accessible pedestrian signals, audible information devices, and standard crosswalk buttons.