What the MUTCD says about RRFBs

What the MUTCD says about RRFBs

If you have so much as a passing interest in traffic safety, you’ve no doubt come across the MUTCD, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, often described as the bible of American road design. Issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), it essentially...
Five steps to creating Complete Streets

Five steps to creating Complete Streets

For decades, street design in the United States and Canada was about one thing and one thing only: moving motorized vehicles from point A to point B as quickly as possible. The result is a continent criss-crossed by multi-lane freeways, sprawling suburbs, and streets...
Tips for installing advance pedestrian warning signs and RRFBs

Tips for installing advance pedestrian warning signs and RRFBs

As a pedestrian safety countermeasure, the benefits of rectangular rapid-flashing beacons (RRFBs) are well-documented. Commonly installed with crosswalk signage at midblock and other unsignalized crossings like roundabouts, they can increase driver yield rates to 98%...
Georgia DOT adds Carmanah RRFBs to APL

Georgia DOT adds Carmanah RRFBs to APL

We are pleased to report that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has added Carmanah’s rectangular rapid flashing beacons (RRFBs) to its Qualified Product List (QPL). This means all three of our current Gen-III systems (the R920-E, R920-F, and SC315-G) can...