Bollards, short posts often used as visual guides and vehicle obstructions, are used in a wide variety of applications and come in many styles. Explore the four main considerations a site designer should consider before choosing a bollard model.
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Pedestrian fatalities increase during the fall and winter months. How do we design public spaces for year-round pedestrian safety?
As architectural preferences and city streets have evolved; bollards also had to evolve to stay useful. New materials, aesthetics, and functional engineering create a much wider range of bollards useful in contemporary urban spaces.
Our suite of intelligent Citysage solutions watch, analyze, and report from remote locations so that organizations can manage sites effectively. Some of these reports, like those on tide water levels, can be combined and validated against external data sources to create forecast models. When alert conditions are reached, our smart systems can give organizations a timely heads up by sending email and/or phone alerts.
Excellent traffic control is important from circulation to signage. Thankfully, most facilities manage slower speeds than those on public roads and highways, which lowers risk. On the other hand, people and cars may be more likely to share the road with pedestrians who may cross erratically through parking lots.
Speed is the primary factor in most vehicle accidents—increasing both risk and severity. As drivers move faster, they have less time to respond to road conditions and any resulting collision causes more damage. To counter the problem of speeding, municipalities can choose from a number of
When choosing between Jersey barriers and bollards, it’s important to consider the speed, type of traffic, and likely crash pattern.