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PEDESTRIAN ASSIST TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

A system of moving walkways or other devices designed to aid pedestrian movement. (TRB)

PEDESTRIAN PRIORITY IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Metro’s Program of projects designed to enhance the pedestrian environment throughout Los Angeles County by developing safe, connected walking environments to promote non-motorized transport options.

PEDESTRIAN REFUGE

A space designed for the use and protection of pedestrians, including both the safety zone and the area at the approach that is usually outlined by protective deflecting or warning devices. Also see Loading Island. (TRB)

PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL-ACTUATING DEVICE

A device to actuate traffic signals that is designed to be used by pedestrians. (TRB)