Urban Road Markings

Pedestrian & Preferential Markings

Why are Urban Pedestrian & Preferential Markings Important?

Urban areas are often characterized by heavy traffic flow and a high volume of pedestrian activity. The implementation of well-designed pedestrian and preferential markings is crucial to ensure the safety of pedestrians and optimize the efficiency of traffic movement.

Pedestrian & Preferential Markings

Key Purposes

These markings serve several key purposes:

Clear and visible pedestrian markings, such as crosswalks, zebra crossings, and pedestrian islands, help pedestrians navigate busy intersections and roadways safely, reducing the risk of accidents and promoting pedestrian awareness.

Markings indicating preferential lanes for public transport or emergency vehicles are essential to improve traffic efficiency. By clearly designating lanes for these priority vehicles, congestion is reduced, ensuring faster response times and enhancing overall transport efficiency.

Urban areas often face parking challenges. Line markings for parking bays, loading zones, and disabled parking spaces help to allocate parking spaces effectively, ensuring convenience for motorists and a smooth traffic flow.

Urban pedestrian and preferential markings play a vital role in defining and reinforcing the hierarchy of roads, highlighting shared spaces, and creating a safer and more efficient environment for all road users.

Pedestrian Crossings

The Importance of Pedestrian Crossings

Pedestrian crossings are essential features in road infrastructure, providing a designated space for pedestrians to cross roads safely. These crossings offer numerous benefits, including:

  1. Safety Measures: Pedestrian crossings act as visual cues, indicating to motorists that they must yield to pedestrians and come to a stop when necessary. This significantly reduces the risk of accidents and enhances the safety of pedestrians.
  2. Traffic Flow Management: By providing designated points for pedestrians to cross, pedestrian crossings contribute to better traffic flow management. They assist in separating pedestrian and vehicle movement, ensuring a smooth and organized flow of traffic.
  3. Accessibility: Pedestrian crossings accommodate people with disabilities, providing them with equal opportunities to navigate urban spaces. Accessibility features such as tactile ground surfaces and audible signals enhance inclusivity and facilitate safe crossing for everyone.

Pedestrian Crossings

Types of Pedestrian Crossings

At Line Marking Pro, we offer various types of pedestrian crossings tailored to specific road environments and requirements. Our expertise includes:
  1. Zebra Crossings: Zebra crossings are the most commonly recognized crossings, characterized by white stripes painted on the road. These crossings emphasize the right of way for pedestrians and require motorists to yield to those crossing.
  2. Pelican Crossings: Pelican crossings are signal-controlled crossings equipped with traffic lights, allowing pedestrians to safely cross when the green pedestrian signal is displayed.
  3. Puffin Crossings: Puffin crossings also feature traffic lights but incorporate advanced technology to detect pedestrians waiting to cross. They adjust signal timings based on real-time pedestrian movements, ensuring efficient and safer crossing for pedestrians.
  4. Toucan Crossings: Toucan crossings are designed to accommodate both pedestrians and cyclists, allowing them to cross together. These crossings promote sustainable transportation and encourage the use of bicycles as a means of commuting.

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Our NEW Pedestrian Pattern Technology

PedPatterns is a durable preformed thermoplastic pavement marking material specifically designed for streetscape and traffic calming purposes on both public roads and private properties. It provides a cost-effective alternative to traditional brick and stone pavers, as it is a surface-applied material that requires minimal maintenance.

Durability

Engineered as a heavy-duty intersection-grade pavement material, PedPatterns is built to withstand constant wear and tear.

Longevity

This preformed thermoplastic material can last between 6 to 8 times longer than painted or epoxy-coated surfaces, providing a more durable solution.

Convenience

PedPatterns eliminates the need for loose pavers, reducing maintenance efforts and enhancing safety.

Ease of Installation

Available in 125-mil thickness, thermoplastic sheets can be easily lifted and positioned onto an asphalt or concrete surface.

Street Sweeper Friendly

The material used is street sweeper & snow plough friendly, ensuring its durability and performance even in harsh winter & summer conditions.

By choosing PedPatterns for your pavement markings, you can enhance the aesthetics of your streetscape while benefiting from a long-lasting, low-maintenance solution.

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Self Charging Lanes

What are Self-Charging Lanes

Self-Charging Lanes are a revolutionary advancement in transportation infrastructure designed to harness renewable energy and contribute to a more sustainable future. These lanes utilize advanced technologies embedded within the road surface to generate electricity from the movement of vehicles passing over them.

The Benefits of Self-Charging Lanes

Implementing Self-Charging Lanes can bring numerous advantages to your community and the environment. Here are some key benefits that make this technology worth considering:

  1. Renewable Energy Generation: Self-Charging Lanes harness the kinetic energy generated by vehicles to produce electricity, making use of a previously untapped energy source. This renewable energy can be utilized to power streetlights, traffic signals, and other infrastructure, reducing reliance on non-renewable energy sources.
  2. Clear Lane Indication in Self-Charging Lanes