Advocacy Resource Package

Are you trying to make a case for crosswalk improvements in your community? This resource package is designed specifically for advocacy groups looking to make improvements to active transportation infrastructure in their community. If there are resources you need, but do not see listed here, please feel free to contact us at traffic@carmanah.com and we'd be happy to help! Be sure to also check out our Community Stories page for case studies and videos showcasing sucessful installations in other locations.
 

Solar Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons: Key Factors for Reliable Performance

WHITEPAPER - As demand for Solar RRFBs continues to grow, it is important to consider the key factors that ensure reliable performance when specifying systems for projects and bids. Specifications sometimes focus on certain materials and size, instead of specifying how many pedestrian actuations the system must support each day (referred to as operating capacity).

 

Walkable Streets, The Way of the Future

WHITEPAPER - A walkable community is a sustainable community. But the benefits reach beyond a city’s future population growth. Improved economic vibrancy, a sense of vitality and connectivity, and the enhanced health and well-being of citizens are all direct and immediate results of improving a community’s walkability.

View and download the white paper here

Improving Community Connections with RRFB Technology

POWERPOINT -  Make a compelling argument for bringing Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon technology to crosswalks in your community. Use the full presentation, or just the parts you need. Need help putting your presentation together? We'd be happy to help! Email us at traffic@carmanah.com

View and download the PowerPoint here

Crosswalks for Walkable Communities

BROCHURE - This brochure provides a high-level overview of how Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) can improve active transportation routes. Includes FHWA research results on the effectiveness of RRFBs and details on the cost benefits of installing RRFB technology.

View and download the PDF here

Third Party Reports

Design Renderings

One-way roadway, Two-way roadway, and roundabout design for RRFBs - View where and how RRFBs are installed on one-way and two-way roadways and on roundabouts. If you need help imagining a layout for your location, we'd be happy to help! Email us at traffic@carmanah.com

View and download the typical installation renderings here

Product Technical Specificatons

Look to our product pages for detailed technical specifications on Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons, School Zone Beacons and 24-Hour Rapid Flashing beacons.