Street Light

A light usually mounted on a pole and constituting one of a series spaced at intervals along a public street or highway. called also streetlamp. A streetlight is a tall post with a light at the top, which stands by the side of a road to light it up, usually in a town. Street lighting improves pedestrian visibility and personal security. On streets with lots of trees, street lighting scaled to pedestrians (low lights) illuminates the sidewalk even after the trees grow big and tall. Street lighting improves safety by allowing pedestrians and motorists to see each other. Some may refer to this illumination source as a street light, pole light, light post, or street lamp. No matter what you call it, the light it casts allows safe passage for pedestrians and motor vehicles in darkness. The two related concepts of wavelength and frequency are one way of describing light. While wavelength and frequency explain the different colors we see, the brightness or dimness of light is described by intensity. To increase light intensity, one must increase the strength of the light source, or emitter. a public thoroughfare, usually paved, in a village, town, or city, including the sidewalk or sidewalks. such a thoroughfare together with adjacent buildings, lots, etc.: Houses, lawns, and trees composed a very pleasant street. the roadway of such a thoroughfare, as distinguished from the sidewalk: to cross a street. Adequate lighting can also provide benefits in terms of personal security for pedestrians, wheelchair and other mobility device users, bicyclists, and transit users as they travel along and across roadways. Street lights are a proven way of reducing robberies, burglaries