A Pelican Crossing is a safer place to cross, which allows pedestrians to control the traffic lights.
It is called "pelican" because it is a:
Drivers should stop at a pelican crossing for a red or amber signal. Red and amber do not appear together on a pelican crossing, instead flashing amber is shown. This means give way to pedestrians; drivers may only proceed if the crossing is clear.
If you would like to request a new facility please use our Pedestrian Crossing Request Form.
To report a problem with a faulty Pelican Crossing please use our online contact form.