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Urban Solar Awarded Contract to Supply PV Stop+ to…

BEAVERTON, OR – Following a competitive Request for Proposal (RFP) process, the Charleston Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) has chosen Urban Solar’s PV Stop + to provide bright, reliable security lighting at the Authority’s unsheltered bus stops.

The PV Stop+ is a self-contained solar lighting system that is easily installed on any bus stop pole. Transit agencies across the United States trust the PV Stop+ to enhance rider safety and reduce pass-bys.

Read more “Urban Solar Awarded Contract to Supply PV Stop+ to North Charleston, SC”

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Celebrating a Decade of Working with the City of…

BEAVERTON, OR – Urban Solar is pleased to announce the ten-year anniversary of our partnership with the City of Tempe, AZ.

The City of Tempe Transportation Division operates bus, light rail, streetcar and paratransit service. A leader in providing transit stop amenities for passengers, Tempe was one of the earliest mass adopters of solar security lighting systems for bus shelters. Read more “Celebrating a Decade of Working with the City of Tempe, AZ”

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Across-the-Board System Upgrades Double Light Output and Reliability

Urban Solar lighting systems have received across the board improvements that take advantage of the latest advances in solar, battery, LED, and cloud-based communications technologies.

Together, these upgrades allow latest-generation Urban Solar lighting systems to offer double the lighting performance at little to no additional cost to the customer. Read more “Across-the-Board System Upgrades Double Light Output and Reliability”

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Urban Solar Partners with OutdoorLink to Deploy New PV…

We have partnered with OutdoorLink in the deployment of our new PV Stop+ pole-mounted solar bus shelter lighting solution to provide enhanced safety for bus stops without shelters. OutdoorLink released their new SL-2-DC controller, an addition to their SmartLinkTM Asset Management System, designed to manage low voltage digital assets like bus stop lighting, real-time signage and illuminated advertising shelters.  Read more “Urban Solar Partners with OutdoorLink to Deploy New PV Stop +”

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Urban Solar Introduces PV Stop+ Security Lighting for Unsheltered…

Urban Solar is pleased to announce the release of an all new product, the PV Stop+.

Compatible with any bus stop pole, the PV Stop+ delivers twice the solar power, illumination and battery storage of previous generation PV Stop products. This additional power allows transit agencies to provide security lighting and e-paper real time signage (RTS) at their stops without the expense and hassle of connecting to the electrical grid. Read more “Urban Solar Introduces PV Stop+ Security Lighting for Unsheltered Bus Stops”

From our customers:

“Urban Solar’s technology adapts to our short, overcast winter days and offers a remarkable and reliable product. It enhances passenger’s safety and operator visibility.”

– Jeff Brewster, Intercity Transit

“The new Urban Solar improvements and technology have increased ridership more than 20 percent and decreased costs by about 35 percent.”

– Richard Tree, Porterville Transit

“Initial costs to supply and install these lights are lower compared to conventional systems. We will do more of these installations as pathway lighting needs arise.”

– Gary Darrah, District of Saanich