Find Carmanah Traffic at the Joint ITE/Canadian ITE (CITE) 2017 Annual Meeting and Exhibit, held July 30 to August 1.
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Safety in school zones is paramount to a school district and the surrounding community, but for many districts, the challenge of managing a school zone beacon system can become time consuming and expensive, especially the task of ensuring that all of the beacons are operating as needed.
Earlier this year, 10 cities across the US stepped up to join the Vision Zero Focus Cities program, which aims to eliminate traffic fatalities and severe injuries through initiatives including enforcement, education, and smarter street design.
The cities involved in the program are developing and sharing best practices to create a prototype to be used in other communities for the safety of all road users.
Ideas about urban transportation and planning are changing. For many areas of the country, road and highway infrastructure is at or over capacity. In addition, demographics are changing and with that change comes the demand for greater community connectivity on many levels. The convergence of these two factors is creating a shift in urban planning focus towards principles of multi-modal transportation, increased pedestrian service levels, and compact development.
Depending on your school zone scheduling and monitoring needs, two third-party time switches are compatible with the R829-G School Zone Flashing Beacon.
Offered by Applied Information, the AI 500-070B and the FCU 500-071 (Florida only) are compact, low-power time switches that easily connect to the R829-G. Monitor and program schedules using its cloud-based Glance software, or program the beacon on-site.