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  • “TIGERS” Made Safer with HAWK Crosswalk

    Frenship High School in Wolfforth, TX installed a solar powered HAWK/hybrid pedestrian crosswalk. Early one morning before dawn a student using the un-signalized crosswalk from the parking lot across from the school...

  • The Future of Traffic Signals

    It's a mad, mad world out there on the roads. Congestion is climbing along with the number of cars. Signs and intersections can be confusing. And bicycle commuting is up all over. New kinds of traffic signs and...

  • New RRFB WW+S Flash Pattern (IMSA Jan/Feb ’15)

    By Susan Marshall Electrotechnics Corporation (ELTEC) On July 25, 2014 the FHWA approved a “new and improved” flash pattern for RRFB (Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons) uncon-trolled pedestrian crossings. The...

  • Why Did The Horse Cross The Road (IMSA March-April ’15)

    Because it could and do so safely now; both horse and rider. It sounds like an old joke, but with ELTEC’s focus on specific customer needs, system design helps to keep a precious horse (many valued over $250,000) safe...

  • Antennas Mounted on Water Towers Support School’s IP Time Clocks

    The school zone flashing beacons in Longview, Texas (pop 85,000) used a paging system to program school signals. Keith Covington, Traffic Signal Supervisor, determined the system “limited us, not only communicating...

  • Walkable, Bike-able Summit

    [caption id="attachment_2440" align="alignleft" width="604"] Toby Whitmore, Technical Sales Representative for Signal Service[/caption] On May 7th, Signal Service based in West Chester, PA participated in Delaware's...