ACCESSIBLE PEDESTRIAN SIGNALS: SYNTHESIS AND GUIDE TO BEST PRACTICE

This digest summarizes the publication "Accessible Pedestrian Signals: Synthesis and Guide to Best Practice," by J.M. Barlow, B.L. Bentzen and L. Tabor of Accessible Design for the Blind. Following an introduction and background information on accessible pedestrian signals (APS), the digest covers the following topics: U.S. rules and regulations related to APS; international practice; APS technologies and features; where to install APS; designing installations; new construction or reconstruction installation; retrofitting an intersection with an APS; and specifications for installation of APS components.

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  • Publication Date: 2003-7

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  • English

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 21 p.
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    Open Access (libre)

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  • Accession Number: 00962118
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 19 2003 12:00AM