• TRB 99th Annual Meeting

      January 12–16, 2020

    • Interactive Program

2017

Annual Meeting Event Detail




Lectern Session 746

Addressing Concerns About LED Street Lighting

Tuesday 3:45 PM- 5:30 PM
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Lectern
John Bullough, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) View Presentation
Sponsored by:
Standing Committee on Visibility (AND40)
Standing Committee on Ecology and Transportation (ADC30)

As LED road lighting expands, concerns about collateral impacts are being expressed. The American Medical Association encourages using LEDs with correlated color temperatures of 3,000 K or less (warm white color), citing potential impacts on circadian health, glare, preference, and possible effects on other species. These proposals have sparked lively discussion about proper guides for road lighting. The speakers will offer varied perspectives on specifying road lighting that meets safety concerns while minimizing negative consequences.



 



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Maya Babu, Mayo Clinic
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P17-21997
Update from the National Toxicology Program's Workshop on Electric Light-Related Exposures
Windy Boyd, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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P17-21998
Management of Outdoor Lighting to Reduce Impacts on Wildlife
Fraser Shilling, University of California, Davis
Kimberly Andrews, University of Georgia
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P17-22103
Beyond Illuminance and CCT: How Do We Measure the Health Impacts of Roadway Lighting?
Mark S. Rea, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
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P17-21999