LED Crosswalk for bikes and pedestrians

In Bicycles, Roads, Technology, Transportation by Jef Nickerson12 Comments

This video depicts a raised crossing for pedestrians and cyclists at the entrance to a roundabout in Papendrecht, Netherlands. This crossings adds an infrared sensor which detects approaching pedestrians and cyclists activating LEDs embedded in the roadway. The Netherlands currently has about 20 of these crossings for pedestrians, this represents the first one for bikes as well. According to local …