Posts Tagged ‘audible pedestrian signals’

Miami Beach Unveils New Crossing Signal

By Jasmine Kripalani © WFOR-TV, Miami — Miami Beach unveiled new crosswalk signals that beep to help those who are blind cross intersections safely. Officials demonstrated the device at Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue Friday afternoon. There are nine intersections that will receive audible components. The eight other intersections will be at the following locations…. READ ARTICLE

Cities installing more signals for blind pedestrians

By Dean Narcisco © The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio — As the ambulance siren cut through the drone of heavy traffic, Sharon Speck gripped her white cane, clutched another she uses for balance and waited to cross a Worthington street. Speck can see only peripheral shadows; she hears speech best when inches from the source, especially near street noise…. READ MORE