Part 3 of the 21st Century Traffic Calming Guide features curb extensions and center islands
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Dec. 16, 2014—The latest installment to the 21st Century Traffic Calming Guide from Radarsign® delivers a new decision-making tool to transportation professionals evaluating engineered options to slow speeding drivers. Part three in the series from the manufacturer of the world’s first armored driver feedback sign focuses on narrowing measures, including curb extensions and center islands. This edition addresses design considerations, costs, pros, cons and more.
For decades, transportation industry reference documents have remained virtually unchanged. As a leader in the charge to make streets safer for drivers and pedestrians, Radarsign has developed a series of 21st Century Traffic Calming Guides that provide the latest insights about a wide range of traffic calming solutions.
“Making streets safer starts with education,” said Charlie Robeson, Radarsign Co-Founder and Managing Partner. “Decision makers at municipalities, traffic engineers, consultants, and law enforcement officers don’t have time to search online for all the options. They need a simple, up-to-date resource that allows them to make informed decisions. This is it.”
Part I: Vertical Alterations was released November 11.
Part II: Horizontal Alterations was released November 21.
UPDATE: A comprehensive, single reference document that includes Parts I, II, III and IV is now available for download at https://www.radarsign.com/a-traffic-calming-guide-for-the-21st-century/.
In 2004, Atlanta-based Radarsign® established new industry standards for traffic-calming solutions with the debut of the world’s first armored radar speed signs, which are vandal, weather and bullet-resistant. The industry’s most durable radar speed signs are also the most ecological and energy efficient. Engineered and manufactured in the USA, Radarsign products are MUTCD-compliant and utilize recycled aluminum, innovative LED reflector technology, minimal battery power and solar panels to deliver bright, easy-to-read feedback to drivers. Radarsign products are scientifically proven to reduce drivers’ speeds and have been entrusted to provide safe and effective traffic-calming solutions for: municipalities, treasured national parks, schools, neighborhoods, military bases, and private and public development projects across the U.S., Canada and overseas. www.Radarsign.com.