Photo Gallery: Pedestrian Signals Around the World 10/06/2011
 The fact that the arms were outspread rather than hanging at their sides was...
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The fact that the arms were outspread rather than hanging at their sides was the most significant difference between the traffic men of East and West Germany. Back in the 1950s, the Federal Republic of Germany still had pedestrian signals bearing the words “Stop” and “Go” that were modeled after the American design. Eventually pictograms would replace illuminated words in West Germany, too. Based on these traffic men in the West are also...