New Pedestrian Crossing Countdown System (4)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2010-07-14
Session date: 
July 14, 2010
Reference: 
2010/2263
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Can you provide assurance that all new Countdown crossings have at least a tactile or audible signal to ensure that blind and partially sighted Londoners can benefit fully from the new Countdown system?

Answer

Answer for New Pedestrian Crossing Countdown System (4)

Answer for New Pedestrian Crossing Countdown System (4)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Pedestrian Countdown technology is being trialled at 8 signalised junctions in London. I can confirm that two of these sites have both audible and tactile cone facilities and the remaining six all have tactile cones.