Clearly outline dangerous crosswalks with
in-road warning lights
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Embedded in the pavement and oriented to face oncoming traffic, in-road warning lights flash in unison once activated to alert drivers of pedestrians actively crossing the road. This popular, MUTCD-compliant option has a low profile, allowing vehicles and vulnerable road users to safely pass over it at:
After many close calls and one fatality, the City of Pacific Grove leveraged in-road warning lights (IRWLs) to make pedestrians using a crosswalk on a dangerous roadway far more noticeable to motorists — especially at night.
“We get a lot of compliments. Pedestrians are much more visible, and people really like that. They definitely feel more secure when crossing.”
– Emilio Alcaraz
Construction Manager for the City of Pacific Grove's Public Works Department
Looking to improve crosswalk safety in your community? Download our Pedestrian Crosswalk Solutions brochure and see what solutions can help increase pedestrian visibility and driver compliance in your community.
In-road warning lights are MUTCD-compliant and flash in accordance with section 4N.01 directly in the line of sight of oncoming traffic. Available options include uni-directional and bi-directional arrangements.
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The pedestrian thermal sensor uses infrared heat profiles to identify vulnerable road users moving with targeted detection zones to activate the system.
The iNX push button with touchless iDetect actuation is the next generation of crosswalk accessibility, wireless connectivity and communication. The iNX provides an instructional sign, a push button with directional arrow, a voice message, and a yellow LED.
Activated with less than two pounds of force, the Bulldog push button provides two-tone audible activation confirmation, as well as red LED visual confirmation.
Vulnerable road users passively trigger systems by passing between bollards placed on either side of the crosswalk. The bollards can be AC, solar or battery-operated.
LEDs emit light from one side of the stud
LEDs emit light from both sides of the stud
Flex power options provide flexible system configuration for multiple applications and power requirements while allowing easy access to control cabinets.
Whether AC- or solar-powered, any TAPCO system can be designed to fit your power or environmental need. Additional options are available upon request.
Add another layer of safety to your system with the Connected Vehicle Interface — an Ethernet interface for TAPCO Pedestrian Crosswalk Systems to connect with and communicate information to connected vehicle infrastructure, such as Road Side Units.
Enhance this system with BlinkLink®, an easy-to-use, cloud-based software application for agencies to remotely manage and monitor their Intelligent Warning Systems.
Increase pedestrian visibility at poorly lit, two-lane crossings with the SafeWalk® Crosswalk Iluminator — a simple safety enhancement to any Pedestrian Crosswalk System.