Explore Crosswalk and School Zone Safety Opportunities for Canadian Winters at TAC Expo

Winter is coming, time to suit up your crosswalks. Daylight grows sparse as we move into fall. But that doesn’t mean your streets need to become less safe. Join Carmanah Traffic at the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) Conference & Exhibition.
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Safe Journeys to School Report Spurs Crosswalk Safety Action in St. Albert

Despite infrastructure and safety measures in St. Albert, Canada, pedestrian-vehicle incidents still happen. The city created the Safe Journeys to School project, which reviewed activities, infrastructure, and measures to take a community approach to school route safety.
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Carmanah Traffic Stands Behind Local Triathlete

Carmanah Traffic is usually focused on slowing down traffic to ensure the safety of all road users. But we won’t be trying to slow down this athlete as she pursues her dreams.
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Carmanah Traffic Announces Winner for Be a Beacon Contest

Carmanah Traffic announced Bridgeway Island Elementary School, in West Sacramento, CA, as the winning entry in the Be a Beacon Contest. Carmanah is excited to provide an R920 Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon (RRFB) system to improve pedestrian access and safety at one of their school crosswalks.
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Announcement of Winner and Intention to Help Top Entries in Complete My Street Contest

Participants in the Complete My Street Contest entered to win a Carmanah R920 Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon system for a crosswalk in their community.
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FHWA terminates interim approval of RRFBs in the United States

On December 21, 2017, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) terminated the Interim Approval for Optional Use of Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacons (IA-11). Since the announcement, the RRFBs have been reinstated with MUTCD Interim Approval 21.
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FHWA Returns RRFBs to Approved Product List

Federal Highway Administration returns rectangular rapid flashing beacons to approved product list following Carmanah’s patent cancellation.
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Carmanah signs new Traffic Distributor for Eastern Canada

Carmanah is pleased to announce the recent signing of a new Traffic Distributor for Eastern Canada. This partnership will offer strong support to Carmanah’s traffic business.
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Carmanah Launches the R247-E Solar 24 Hour Flashing Beacon

Carmanah Technologies is pleased to announce the launch of the R247-E Solar 24 Hour Flashing Beacon. The R247-E is the third generation of Carmanah's flashing beacon series, with advancements that include increased light intensity and a lighter, smaller solar engine.
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Carmanah Launches R920 Series Rectangular Rapid Flashing Beacon

This new device includes features proven to significantly improve crosswalk safety and has experienced rapid acceptance and adoption in the industry.  The pedestrian-actuated system provides a high-intensity rapid flash pattern to alert vehicles approaching a crosswalk that pedestrians are present.
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Carmanah Brings Integrated Solar LED Pedestrian Crossing to North America

The Model R820 Pedestrian Beacon is a fully self-contained, solar-powered LED crosswalk signal. Key advantages include wireless installation in as little as 30 minutes, minimal capital cost, zero operational cost, a "green" power source, and immunity to electrical blackouts.
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Carmanah Introduces Solar-powered Roadway Flasher Featuring ENCOM Wireless Control Technology

The R838 wireless ITS solar flasher incorporates all components - including solar modules, LEDs and wireless activation technology - within a compact and durable stand-alone device.
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Carmanah Solar Flashing Beacons Improve School Zone Safety in Time for Back to School

The City of Bethany, Oklahoma, is investing in 52 solar LED flashing beacons to improve the safety of the City's district school zones.
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Carmanah 24-Hour Flashers to be Used on Yoho Bridge Project, Canada

Peter Kiewit Sons', Inc. (PKSI), contractors for the Yoho Bridge Project near Golden, British Columbia, Canada, have recently purchased Carmanah's R247 solar-powered LED flashers.
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Carmanah Solar-powered LED pedestrian beacons to be used in San Diego, CA

The safety at West Mission Bay Drive in San Jose, California will be improved with the use of Carmanah's R820 solar-powered wireless flashing beacons.
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Oregon DOT Selects R829 Solar School Zone Flashers for Madras Elementary School

At Madras Elementary School, the price of running power to install school zone speed limit sign beacons was prohibitive. The Oregon DOT decided that two of Carmanah's R829 solar-powered LED school zone flashers were the perfect solution.
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Solar-Powered LED Pedestrian Beacons to be Installed in Five Colorado Cities

Carmanah has recently received orders from five different cities in Colorado for its R820 Solar-Powered LED Pedestrian Beacons. Each order represents the first installation in each city, and subsequent orders are anticipated once the units are installed and evaluated.
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R820 Solar LED Pedestrian Beacons Selected by Blaine, Minnesota

The City of Blaine, Minnesota recently installed Carmanah R820 solar LED pedestrian beacons in two locations on Davenport Street to improve safety for pedestrians using the National Sports Center.
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Carmanah Supplies Solar Stop Beacons to Three California Cities

Carmanah has received orders from roadway agencies in California to install 14 units of its R247C solar flashing beacons. These will be installed at various all-way-stops in three California cities.
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Carmanah Installs New Solar LED Flashing Beacon on Galloping Goose Trail, Victoria, BC

The Galloping Goose is used by more than 150,000 cyclists, pedestrians and horseback riders every year. This is Carmanah's first R247C installation on the trail, which beacon has increased trail safety by warning vehicles that they are crossing the Galloping Goose and to watch for pedestrians and cyclists.
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Carmanah Awarded Open Contract for Solar LED Beacons with the Illinois Department of Transportation

Flashing 24 hours per day, 365 days per year, Carmanah's R247C solar LED beacons enhance the visibility of warning and stop signs and draws attention to hazards and road obstructions. They are especially effective in poor weather and heavy traffic areas where accidents are more common.
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Carmanah Introduces Centralized Control for Its Solar LED Roadway Beacons

Carmanah is pleased to announce the release of centralized control capabilities for its compact, solar-powered LED R829C programmable school zone flashers and R247C 24-hour flashing beacons.
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Carmanah Supplies 24-Hour Solar Flashers to San Juan County Traffic Division

Carmanah has received an order from San Juan County for a number of units of its R247C 24-hour solar LED flasher. These units will be installed at various stop locations where regulatory signs are being missed.
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Solar LED Hazard Marker Lights Installed in Missouri and Illinois

Both Forsyth and Wentzville appreciated the rugged, sealed design of the Carmanah's marker lights, as well as the fact that they are solar powered and offer long battery autonomy. Read the story here.
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Carmanah Releases New Ultra-Compact Solar Pedestrian Crosswalk Beacon

Carmanah is pleased to announce the release of the Model R820C, the most compact, energy-efficient and cost-effective solar LED pedestrian crosswalk beacon in the world.
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California Elementary School Installs Carmanah’s Ultra-Compact Solar LED Pedestrian Crosswalk Beacons

Carmanah's Roadway Division has supplied the City of Chula, California, two units of its newly released R820C solar-powered LED pedestrian crosswalk beacons. These units are now installed at an elementary school crosswalk in Chula Vista, CA.
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Carmanah’s Solar Wireless Crosswalk Warning System Ordered by Largest US Independent School

Hawaii: Kamehameha Schools, the largest independent school in the US, has recently ordered R820 Solar Wireless Crosswalk warning system. Carmanah's high-intensity flashing beacons will provide the school with enhanced visibility of students crossing a busy roadway that separates two parking lots.
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Carmanah LED School Zone Flashers Installed by the City of Tacoma, Washington

The City of Tacoma, Washington has recently installed Carmanah's Model R829 solar LED school zone flasher. Since the installation, vehicle speeds have reduced and driver awareness of the school zone has improved.
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Solar Crosswalk System Installed by City of St. Paul, Minnesota

In December 2004, the City of St Paul installed a Carmanah R820 solar-powered crosswalk system. These have proven to be a cost-effective way for the City of St. Paul to increase safety for pedestrians using this busy crossing.
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Carmanah Receives Second Order for Solar LED Pedestrian Crosswalk Beacons in Bermuda

Carmanah has received a repeat order from Bermuda Government Works and Engineering to install an additional six of Carmanah's R820 solar-powered LED, pedestrian-activated crosswalk warning beacons. These units will be installed at various intersections in Hamilton, Bermuda's largest city.
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Carmanah Improves School Zone Safety with Solar LED Lighting Technology

Carmanah is pleased to announce the launch of its ultra-compact R829C Flashing School Zone Beacon - the most advanced solar-powered school zone flasher available. The R829C builds upon the long-established reputation of Carmanah's solar flashing beacons, but is more compact and energy efficient.
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Carmanah “Lighting the Way” on British Columbia’s Sea-to-Sky Highway

Carmanah has been contracted by Peter Kiewit & Sons, the official contractors for the Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, British Columbia, Canada, to supply a preliminary order of three R247C solar-powered flashing roadway beacons.
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Carmanah Improves Pedestrian Safety in California with Solar LED Crosswalk Beacons

Carmanah's Roadway Division has received an order from the City of Santa Clara, CA, for three units of its new R820C solar-powered LED pedestrian crosswalk beacon. These initial units will be installed at an uncontrolled, marked crosswalk in the city as part of its pedestrian safety improvement program.
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Colorado Town Enhances Construction Safety with Carmanah’s Solar LED Flashing Beacons

Carmanah's Roadway Division has received an order from its Authorized Distributor, Gades Sales Co., for an R247C 24-hour solar-powered LED flasher. The unit has been installed in the Town of Parker, CO.
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Carmanah Improves Pedestrian Safety with Edge-Lit Crosswalk Signs in Victoria, BC

Carmanah's Roadway Division has supplied the City of Victoria, BC, with two units of its R450 edge-lit crosswalk signs. These units are now installed at an uncontrolled crosswalk on Bay Street and Dowler Street in Victoria, BC.
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Carmanah Provides 24-Hour Solar Flashers for Nevada Intersections

Carmanah has received an order from the Nevada Department of Transportation (DOT) for 12 units of it R247C solar stop sign flasher. These units will be installed for trial purposes at selected rural areas of the state.
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Carmanah Contributes to Malahat Safety Improvement Project in British Columbia

Carmanah has supplied the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation with R247C solar-powered flashing beacons for installation on the new median barriers near Goldstream Park on Vancouver Island's Malahat Drive.
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BC Ministry of Environment Installs Carmanah Solar LED Pedestrian Beacons at British Columbia’s Cathedral Grove

Carmanah's Roadway Division has supplied the BC Parks Division of British Columbia's Ministry of Environment with six R829 solar-powered LED flashing beacons. These units will be installed in the summer of 2006 in the province's famous Cathedral Grove area of the MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island.
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Carmanah’s Solar LED Flashers Installed in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina

Carmanah has received an order from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (DOT) for 8 units of its R247C solar-powered LED roadway flasher. These units will be installed for trial purposes in areas of Mississippi that were affected by Hurricane Katrina.
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Carmanah Provides Safety for Dangerous Utah Intersection with LED Pedestrian Crosswalk Beacons

Through its Authorized Distributor, Gades Sales Co., Carmanah supplied 3 units of its compact R820C solar-powered LED pedestrian crosswalk to the Utah Department of Transportation (DOT). These units were installed in the Magna area of Salt Lake City, UT.
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Carmanah’s 24-Hour Solar LED Flashers Improve Driver Safety for the Regional Municipality of York, Ontario

Carmanah has recently supplied the Regional Municipality of York, ON, with its R247C solar LED 24-hour flashers. These units will be installed over existing stop signs and warning signs throughout the Greater Toronto area.
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City of Montreal Installs Solar-Powered LED Warning Flashers

As part of a pilot project, the City of Montreal in Quebec, Canada is equipping traffic signs with Carmanah R247C solar-powered flashing beacons. The bright and effective LED-equipped beacons are intended to help alert motorists to traffic signs in locations where they may otherwise be overlooked.
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Carmanah Solar Warning Flashers Enhance Driver Safety in New Jersey

Carmanah's R247 dual solar-powered warning flashers are enhancing driver safety in New Jersey. Installed on warning signs throughout the state, Carmanah's R247 dual warning flashers fit quickly onto existing signposts to help alert motorists to dangerous road conditions ahead.
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Carmanah Gains NCHRP-350 Approval for Solar Flashing Beacons

Carmanah's solar products are configured for warning and stop sign applications, school-zone flashing beacons and and pedestrian crosswalk applications.
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Carmanah Provides Los Angeles County Schools with Compact Solar LED School Zone Flashers

Carmanah has received an order from Los Angeles County for 18 units of its R829 compact solar LED school zone flasher. Together with a previous phase of this project, a total of 80 Carmanah compact solar school zone flashers will be operating in Los Angeles County.
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Carmanah Provides 24-Hour Solar LED Warning Flashers to Florida Department of Transportation

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has recently received an order for 48 units of its R247 Series solar-powered LED warning flashers from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). These units are scheduled for installation throughout the Greater Tampa area of the state.
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Carmanah Provides South Carolina State Department of Transportation with Solar Flashers

Carmanah has received an order from the South Carolina State Department of Transportation (SCDOT) for several units of its R829C solar school zone flasher and R247C solar-powered LED warning flasher. These units will be installed throughout South Carolina.
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Carmanah Supplies US Defense with Solar Flashing Beacons

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has seen growing demand and increased orders from US Defense bases throughout the United States for its full range of solar flashing beacons.
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Carmanah Provides School Zone Warning Flashers to Glenlyon Norfolk School, Victoria, BC

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group recently supplied Canada's first programmable solar LED school zone flasher system to Glenlyon Norfolk School, a private school located in Victoria, British Columbia.
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Carmanah Provides Solar Warning Flashers to Ontario Ministry of Transportation

Carmanah has received an order from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) for a number of its compact R820C solar LED warning flashers. These flashers will be installed for freeway construction zones in the Kingston, Ontario region.
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Carmanah Provides a Washington County with Compact Solar LED School Zone Flashers

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order from Snohomish County, Washington for 79 units of its R829C compact solar school zone flasher.
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Carmanah Provides City of Lima, Peru, with Solar LED Warning Flashers

Carmanah has received an order from the City of Lima, Peru for a number of units of its R247C solar-powered LED warning flasher. These units will be installed on one of the City's busiest roadways.
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Florida “Takes a Shine” to Carmanah

Carmanah's solar-powered LED beacons are now approved for use in Florida by the Florida Department of Transportation.
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Carmanah Provides The University of California Irvine with Solar Stop Sign Flashers

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order from The University of California Irvine (UC Irvine) for R247C solar stop sign flashers. These stop sign flashers will be installed at problem stop sign locations throughout the campus.
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Caltrans Trials Carmanah’s Solar Beacons for Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) System

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order for several units of its R247C 24-hour solar beacons from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). These solar-powered, LED-illuminated units will be installed as part of a field trial for a Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) System.
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Carmanah Supplies Crosswalk Warning Systems to Walt Disney Facility in California

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has received an order from a Walt Disney facility in Southern California for R820C solar-powered LED crosswalk warning systems. These units will be installed to increase pedestrian safety at high traffic zones.
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Carmanah Supplies Yellow Warning Beacon for US/Mexico Border Crossing

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has provided the United States Department of Homeland Security with an R247C 24-hour yellow warning beacon. This beacon will be installed at a US/Mexico border crossing near San Diego, California.
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Solar Lights Keep Safety High and Costs Down at Australian Mining Sites

Those are some of the challenges facing many mining and processing plant operators around Australia for which Orion Solar Pty Ltd has helped to provide solutions. Read how a solution was found with solar powered LED marking lights.
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Carmanah Provides Rapid City, South Dakota with Compact Solar LED School Zone Flashers

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group has supplied 50 units of it its model R829C compact solar school zone flashers to Rapid City, South Dakota. These flashers were installed in various school zones in Rapid City and were acquired through Carmanah's Roadways dealer in the Mid-West, Brown Traffic Products.
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Carmanah Provides Santiago, Chile with Compact Solar Flashing Beacons

Through its authorized Chilean dealer, Ferreteria, Carmanah's Solar Roadway Lighting Group has recently installed several of its R247C solar-powered LED flashing beacons in the Santiago area. These flashers were installed on top of existing poles and warn motorists not to enter ramps on freeways.
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Carmanah Provides Major US Department Store with Solar Stop Sign Warning Beacons

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group recently installed solar-powered LED stop sign warning beacons at a major U.S. department store to increase driver awareness and improve parking lot safety.
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Carmanah’s Solar-Powered Dual LED Flashers Improve Pedestrian Safety in British Columbia Park

Carmanah's R829 solar-powered dual LED flashing beacons have functioned successfully through the winter in the Cathedral Grove area of MacMillan Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
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Carmanah Supplies Solar LED Pedestrian Crosswalk Lights for BC Traffic Calming Project

Carmanah's Solar LED Lighting Group recently supplied its R820C solar-powered LED pedestrian crosswalk lights to the District of Central Saanich in British Columbia, Canada, to be used as an integral part of a traffic calming project initiated in the community of Brentwood Bay in Central Saanich.
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Carmanah Supplies Solar-Powered Flashing Beacons to UK Supermarket

One of the UK's largest and most successful retailers is using Carmanah technology to maximize parking-lot safety at its Brighton store location.
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Pennsylvania Turnpikes Install Carmanah Dual Flashing Beacons

Using a combination of solar power and LED (light emitting diode) technology, Carmanah's solar powered dual flashing beacons emit a constant 55 flashes per minute and offer user-adjustable brightness settings.
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Quebec Town Uses Solar School Zone Flashers to Enhance Safety

The trip to school for children in the town of Candiac, Quebec has just become a little safer, thanks to the installation of Carmanah's solar-powered LED school zone flashers.
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Crosswalk Warning Flashers Enhance Pedestrian Safety in Victoria, BC

To help enhance pedestrian safety as children return to school this fall, the District of Saanich in the Canadian City of Victoria, British Columbia is installing pedestrian activated solar-powered flashing beacons at high-traffic crossings throughout the community.
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Solar Crosswalk Flashers Enhance School-Zone Safety in Washington State

With the start of a new school year, school-zone safety is top of mind around the world. One Washington State county is taking a proactive stance by equipping crosswalks with school zone beacons—technology that has been proven to reduce vehicle speeds in school zones by five to seven miles per hour.
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Colorado Safe Routes to School Project Includes Solar-Powered Beacons

Colorado's school zones are getting a safety upgrade with Carmanah's solar-powered beacons. Part of a Safe Routes to School project funded by the Federal Highway Administration, Carmanah's R829C solar beacons will be placed above school zone signs and programmed to flash at times when children are present.
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Solar-Powered Area Lighting Illuminates Wyoming’s Remote Roadways

Carmanah's solar-powered area lighting technology is helping to improve traffic safety at a remote Wyoming intersection, providing much-needed illumination in an area that has no access to electric power.
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Major US Department Store Installs Carmanah Flashing Warning Lights

The global head office of a major US department store is getting a safety upgrade with Carmanah's solar technology. Installed throughout the parking lot of the busy office facilities, Carmanah's R247C solar-powered flashing beacons are helping to draw driver attention to stop signs.
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Northern California City Increases School Zone Safety with Solar

A Northern California City of approximately 100,000 sought to increase traffic safety in school zones with eighteen solar LED flashing beacons programmed for identical school calendar schedules.
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Flashing Lights Put in School Zones

Solar-powered flashing lights installed in 31 school zones throughout Los Angeles County will warn motorists of upcoming school zones and reduced speed limits, the manufacturer announced Thursday.
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New Solar Lights Now Flashing

Solar-powered flashing lights have been installed in 31 school zones throughout Los Angeles County including locations in Stevenson Ranch to warn motorists to slow when children are present.
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Cathedral Grove Parking Lot Plan Scuttled

B.C. Parks will instead use "traffic-calming" devices to reduce congestion and improve safety where the road passes through the magnificent stands of old-growth Douglas fir.
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Speed Zapper: Resolution for Dangerous Magna Crosswalk

Utah Department of Transportation installed Carmanah's solar-powered LED flashing crosswalk beacon at a dangerous crosswalk to help improve driver yield rates and increase pedestrian safety.
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Lighting the Way for Pedestrians

The Birkshire Eagle, By Ellen G. Lahr. GREAT BARRINGTON - Several downtown businesses have joined a new local company's effort to buy and install wireless, solar-powered pedestrian lights in Main Street's crosswalks.
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Redington Beach Officials Consider Crosswalk Devices

Redington Beach plans to dramatically improve pedestrian safety along Gulf Boulevard by buying four solar-powered pedestrian crosswalk safety beacons.
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