Urban Solar Launches Solar Inset Pathway Marker for Wayfinding

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Urban Solar Launches Solar Inset Pathway Marker for Wayfinding

The Inset Pathway Marker (IPM) by Urban Solar is a fully self-contained solar pathway marker that allows for safe use of
pedestrian and multi-use pathways between dusk and dawn.

The standalone design means that no trenching or cabling is required. For projects where either solar or grid-tied area lighting may be cost prohibitive, the IPM offers a cost-effective and reliable means of providing wayfinding to enhance user safety.

The IPM sits flush with a concrete pathway surface, allowing for trip-free use by pedestrians, skateboards, bicycles, and other pathway users.

Each IPM is manufactured from virtually-indestructible cast aluminum, with a shatter-resistant polycarbonate cover that stands up to buses, snow-plows and other heavy vehicles. Installation into paved surfaces is simple – a hole and epoxy are all that is needed for long-lasting performance.

The Coachella Valley Association of Governments recently selected the Urban Solar IPM for installation on the 40+ mile Coachella Valley Link. Once complete, CV Link will be the longest paved multi-use pathway in North America. Construction is currently taking place in multiple phases. Urban Solar shade structure lighting systems are also specified for the project.

The Urban Solar IPM includes the following features:

  • Long lasting pseudocapacitor energy storage technology
  • Ultra Bright model with LiFePO4 battery also available
  • Modular construction with replaceable components
  • LED color options (up to two per unit): red, orange, green, blue, white, warm white
  • Lighting profile: constant, flashing
  • Typical visibility: 0.6 miles (1000m)

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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