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Pick the Right Stand for Roll-Up Signs

Pick the Right Stand for Roll-Up Signs

March 20, 2017

Portable road work signs are ideal for mobile work areas, quick road repairs, and short-term projects. They require little to no assembling and disassembling. But portable signs can take a beating from bad weather and debris . A gust of wind can knock them out, leaving your traffic message to bite the dust. Poor assembly […]

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Berlin attempts (and fails) to ban Uber

Berlin attempts (and fails) to ban Uber

August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Berlin Senate is trying to kick Uber out, reports the BBC. The city’s department of civil and regulatory affairs announced a ban on the car-sharing app in a statement last Wednesday, citing safety concerns for passengers traveling in unlicensed cars driven by drivers without licenses, as well as protection for the taxi business. “The […]

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Towns wave white flag in fight for pedestrian safety

Towns wave white flag in fight for pedestrian safety

July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The road to pedestrian hell is paved with good intentions — and lined with brightly colored flags. Bridgeport, Conn., is the latest American city to institute a pedestrian flag system at one of its downtown intersections. The concept is easy to grasp: Pedestrians grab a flag from a post and wave it as they cross […]

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“A Good Sign” movement spreads positivity via signage

“A Good Sign” movement spreads positivity via signage

April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Team Good Sign is endeavoring to spread good vibes, one bright yellow sign at a time. Founder Eric Dennis, driven by popular but negative TV news, created the sign to inspire and comfort others. He chatted with us about Team Good Sign’s product, mission, and long-term goals. RTS: What first inspired the Good Sign concept? […]

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Study: Public transit use linked to attitudes about immigration

Study: Public transit use linked to attitudes about immigration

March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

For many commuters, hopping on the subway is akin to jumping into the melting pot. In fact, according to one recently released Harvard University study, commuting can impact attitudes on immigration. The study targeted 480 participants over several Boston-area commuter rail platforms, and discovered that when riders mingle with others of varied ethnic backgrounds, social […]

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New gadget gauges sidewalk compliance

New gadget gauges sidewalk compliance

December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

A seemingly simple three-wheeled device — Wired calls it a “magic cart” — may make America’s sidewalks safer for the disabled. Created by Peter Axelson, who has used a wheelchair since 1975, the device is programmed with federal, state and local disability regulations. A worker runs the device, formally known as Prowap, or Public Rights-of-Way […]

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Red light cameras result in a drop in right-angle crashes in New Jersey

Red light cameras result in a drop in right-angle crashes in New Jersey

September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Recently released data now reveals that right-angle crashes are continuing to decline at New Jersey intersections where American Traffic Solutions’ red light safety cameras are installed, according to the Rutgers Plan4Safety crash database. Plus, there is more good news: Of those vehicles receiving a violation, almost nine out of ten have not received a second […]

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