APS recommended characteristics and installation examples
characteristics - APS installation in new construction Recommended characteristics for APS devices in new construction:
Pushbutton locator tone
Quiet WALK signal -- 2-5dBA above ambient sound
Tactile arrow should point in the direction of travel on the crosswalk
Face of the device toward the intersection
APS should be within 5 feet of the extension of the crosswalk lines
and within 10 feet of the curb
Precise location of the APS is very important to prevent ambiguity
about which crosswalk is being signaled.
The sound source for two pushbutton-integrated APS on the same corner
should be a minimum of 3 m (10 ft) apart.
The face of the device
should be oriented toward the intersection.
should be within 5 feet of the crosswalk line extended.
The APS should be
within 10 feet of the curb.
APS installed in
this reconstruction location in accordance with the Draft Guidlines
beside a level landing, within 5 feet of the crosswalk line extended
and less than 10 feet from the curb. The control faces and pushbuttons
face the intersection.