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Rules & Regulations
Technologies and Features section Types
Walk Indications
Other Features
Choosing and Installing section Where to Install
Designing Installations
New Construction or Reconstruction
Retrofitting an Intersection with an APS
Installation Specifications
Field Adjustments
State of Practices section Case Studies
International Practice
Devices section Manufacturers
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Field Adjustments

Other APS Features

This section describes Accessible Pedestrian Signal features other than the WALK indication. It reviews features currently available. APS technology is changing rapidly and new features are being introduced.

APS technology is changing rapidly and additional choices or features may become available. Those making purchasing decisions should consider the background information provided here which will be helpful in evaluating new technology.

The sections under "Choosing and Installing APS," provide more information on evaluating features for use at a particular location.


Pushbutton-locator tone
Tactile Arrow
Pushbutton Information message
Automatic volume adjustment
Alert tone
Actuation indicator
Tactile map
Braille and raised print information
Extended button press
Passive pedestrian detection
Remote activation
Clearance interval tones

Developing features


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