Transit lighting system earns global safety approval

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Transit lighting system earns global safety approval

Urban Solar’s solar powered LED transit lighting system has been given the nod of approval by the global independent safety giant UL.

Urban Solar’s PV-Shelter series combines powerful LED technology and intuitive power management with environmentally friendly solar power. The systems provide transit users, drivers and officials with safe and economical bus stops.

Key benefits of Urban Solar’s PV-Shelter series:
– Deters crime
– Increases safety
– Improves ridership
– Improves the transit experience
– Eliminates the need for power lines
– Reduces the transit authority’s carbon footprint

UL has more than a century of expertise in working with safety solutions from testing and inspecting, to validating and certifying. It is dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments around the world.

“Urban Solar is pleased to have received an independent safety certification for our transit lighting systems,” says Urban Solar President Jeff Peters. “UL system approval is evidence of Urban Solar’s industry leading bus stop LED solutions. Having complete systems certified with UL approval further demonstrates to transit agencies our industry leading solar LED lighting system performance, reliability and commitment to safety standards.”

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