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FHWA issues interim approval of Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons at crosswalks

The new IA-21 allows for the optional use of RRFBs as pedestrian-activated visibility enhancements for pedestrian and school crossing warning signs under limited conditions.

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In a memorandum released on March 20, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued “Interim Approval (IA)-21 – Rectangular Rapid-Flashing Beacons (RRFBs) at Crosswalks.” The new IA-21 allows for the optional use of RRFBs as pedestrian-activated visibility enhancements for pedestrian and school crossing warning signs under limited conditions.

ATSSA President & CEO advocates for roadway safety infrastructure during Infrastructure Week

ATSSA President & CEO Roger Wentz spoke in support of infrastructure during a press conference hosted by HMG

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On May 15, the American Traffic Safety Services Association’s (ATSSA) President & CEO Roger Wentz spoke at a press conference hosted by the Highway Materials Group (HMG) in support of increased investment in roadway safety infrastructure.

ATSSA explores importance of infrastructure for autonomous vehicles at ITS America

Session to highlight pavement markings, work zones, signage, and uses for vehicle fleet data

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Preparing Infrastructure for Automation Levels 1-3” will examine areas within roadway infrastructure that will be affected with the emergence of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs).

ATSSA members march toward the future at 2018 Midyear Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia

Registration is now open for ATSSA’s 2018 Midyear Meeting, happening August 22-24 in Williamsburg, Virginia.

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ATSSA members from across the country will gather at the Williamsburg Lodge to participate in association committee and council meetings in a joint effort to make their voices heard and help shape the future of the roadway safety industry, while focusing on the goal of moving Toward Zero Deaths on the nation’s roadways.

Engineering students can now apply to enter the 2019 Traffic Control Device Challenge

Traffic Control Device Challenge promotes roadway safety innovation

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The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Traffic Control Devices (AHB50) have announced the launch of the 2019 Traffic Control Device (TCD) Challenge.

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