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Pedestrian detectors, pedestrian activated lighted crosswalks, specialized pedestrian signals (e.g., 'countdown' WALK/DON'T WALK signals), and bicycle-actuated signals can improve the safety of all road users at signalized intersections and unsignalized crossings.


DSRC Roadside Unit - Capital cost/unit - $4150(10/23/2018)

Onboard Unit (OBU) - Capital cost/unit - $1000(10/23/2018)

Roadside Unit (RSU) - Capital cost/unit - $13100(06/01/2016)

Roadside Unit (RSU) - Capital cost/unit - $13100(06/01/2016)

RSU DSRC Backhaul Communications Link - Capital cost/unit - $13100(06/01/2016)

RSU DSRC Backhaul Communications Link - Capital cost/unit - $13100(06/01/2016)

Signal Controller Upgrade - Capital cost/unit - $13100(06/01/2016)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

Image Detector Camera - Capital cost/unit - $5500(01/01/2012)

A prototype intelligent pedestrian traffic signal system tested at an intersection in Valladolid, Spain successfully reduced pedestrian wait times, resulting in a 23 percent reduction of pedestrian crowding at crosswalks.(02/01/2016)

A prototype intelligent pedestrian traffic signal system tested at an intersection in Alcalá de Henares, Spain reduced serious pedestrian-vehicle conflicts by 20 percent.(02/01/2016)

Presence of pedestrian countdown signals in Michigan reduces crashes involving pedestrians age 65 years and older by 65 percent.(11/15/2015)

Pedestrian gate presence reduces violation propensity at rail crossings, providing public safety benefits.(04/01/2013)

HAWK pedestrian beacon shows 69 percent reduction in crashes involving pedestrians.(June 2012)

Pedestrian control devices reviewed by the Oregon Department of Transportation prompt driver compliance rates up to 98 percent.(March 2012)

Automated pedestrian detection at signalized intersections tested in three U.S. cities reduced the number of pedestrians who began crossing during the steady DON’T WALK signal by 81 percent.(August 2001)

Vehicle-pedestrian conflicts were reduced by 89 percent in the first half of the crossing and 43 percent in the second half with automated pedestrian detection at intersections in Los Angeles, California; Rochester, New York; and Phoenix, Arizona. (Spring/Summer 1999)