While cars play an essential role in our daily lives, there’s a need to balance the convenience they bring with the safety of pedestrians and property. Safety bollards play a critical role in modern urban planning, providing a protective barrier that helps prevent accidents and potential harm.
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Line control is a critical aspect of ensuring a smooth and organized flow of visitors at entertainment venues, stadiums, and other popular establishments. There is a growing trend of utilizing bollards as effective tools for managing entry lines, both indoors and out.
An essential component of creating walkable, livable cities is guaranteeing the safety of pedestrians, so they can move around their surroundings safely and with confidence. One safety measure that can make a significant difference in intersection safety is the crosswalk bollard.
In recent years, Canada has experienced a disturbing surge in auto crime, particularly in places like Ontario and Quebec. Considering this upward trend, it is crucial that auto dealerships take proactive steps to protect their inventory from theft. This includes implementing advanced security measures such as surveillance cameras, security guards, and alarm systems, as well as physical barriers such as bollards.
Some bollards such as steel pipe and crash-rated are security-focused, and though they perform specific functions, they can lack in both aesthetic appeal and protection against the elements. Stainless steel bollard covers can elevate security bollards’ appearance and resistance to corrosion.
The use of automatic bollards as a dynamic means of controlling vehicle access to restricted areas has increased in popularity as the technology that drives them becomes more sophisticated and reliable. Automatic bollards provide a more versatile option for creating site barriers, particularly in dynamic environments.
Introducing plant life to your outdoor space, whether that’s a commercial area, public plaza, or community space, can help create more vibrant, healthy, and sustainable urban areas. Incorporating greenery can help improve the air quality by absorbing carbon dioxide, provide habitats for wildlife, and contribute to the preservation of the bee population.
Pedestrian fatalities increase during the fall and winter months. How do we design public spaces for year-round pedestrian safety?
As the majority of our products are installed outdoors, and/or in high-traffic areas, dings and scrapes are inevitable. Traditional finishes such as paint or powder coating are made with resins, meaning they are porous and easily scratched.
IronArmor is a breakthrough innovation that changes the way outdoor metal products can be finished and protected, keeping installations looking new for longer.
Electric vehicle use continues to grow in North America, following trends in Europe and China. But will the increased numbers of electric vehicles on the road force us to rethink our vehicle safety infrastructure?
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