Effective Immediately:

Polara Engineering is our push button vendor, they supply us with both ADA and APS pedestrian push buttons. Polara has launched a new initiative that has been successful during testing in other regions of the country to minimize the timely and costly equipment return for what they deem as “ NPF – No Problem Found” RMA returns.

The process listed below starts with a phone call from the technician to Polara Tech Support while at the intersection during troubleshooting. Hopefully the problem can be resolved on site, if not the problem can be better evaluated accurately upon equipment receipt at the factory. This is critical in determining the cause of the equipment failure.

When making the call be prepared to give name, company, location for their record keeping.

RMA Procedure (All RMA’s now require a “Ticket Number”):

  1. Phone contact to be made with Polara Tech Support by technician
  2. Generates a ticket number that can be referenced (this provides the traceability)

“For all incorrectly functioning product Call into Polara Tech Support while at the intersection – 888-340-4872”

Polara is located in California, tech Support starts approximately 10:30 EST.

We are excited to inform you that MUTCD has reinstated Interim Approval Status for the purchase and installation of RRFB Crosswalk Warning Systems. Please see the link below for the MUTCD Letter explaining the current status, criteria and MUTCD guidelines for RRFB Systems.

RRFB Memorandum March 21 2018 PDF

Ocean State is the TAPCO Dealer for the 6 New England States, they have maintained a complete RRFB stock inventory hoping for a quick resolution to its status and will now ramp up production to meet all new demand.

Please contact our office with any questions.

Links to TAPCO RRFB Cut Sheets



Events 2018


June 12th and the 13th

2018 Northeast Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Summit
Windsor/Hartford Marriott Hotel, Windsor, CT

September 19th and 20th
New England DPW Expo
Boxborough MA