Tag Archives : crossings

Making it easier for wheelchair users to get around Plymouth

More than 40 dropped kerb crossings have been installed or improved this year to make it easier for people in wheelchairs to get around Plymouth. We haveĀ been working with the Plymouth Area Disabled Access Network (PADAN) to identify locations where people with disabilities encounter difficulty and provide better, more accessible crossings. We are also drawing […]

Councillor Dann and Chris Watkins, Group Manager (Highways and Traffic Management) on Sussex Street

More countdown crossings for Plymouth city centre

Countdown signals have been installed on five more crossings in Plymouth city centre to improve pedestrian safety. The signals reduce uncertainty about whether it is still safe to cross, by counting down the exact amount of time pedestrians have left before the lights change. A green man still appears when it is safe to cross, […]