Light for Transportation Safety

This program evaluates lighting for the promotion of visibility, visual comfort, safety, and security for vehicles and road networks, airplanes and runways, and the workplace.  

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Lighting for Pedestrian Safety

Traffic crashes involving pedestrians have been rising at an alarming rate over the past several years and have increased dramatically since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode we discuss some possible reasons for this increase and the role that lighting can play in improving visibility of pedestrians and potentially decreasing pedestrian injuries and deaths along streets and roadways at night.

Safety First: Making Driving Less Lethal

In this episode of Let's Talk About Light and Health, the Center's John Bullough, PhD, gives the audience a deep dive on the latest lighting  technologies −and regulations− to making driving less lethal.

Learn More About Light for Transportation Safety

Our team is dedicated to learning about the impacts light has on transportation safety. Learn more about:

Light for Transportation Safety Partners



General Motors



Plastic Omnium


Program Director: John Bullough, PhD