Why this town is battling German bureaucracy for elephant-themed traffic lights

Why this town is battling German bureaucracy for elephant-themed traffic lights

A plan to honour a famous artist known for his animal caricatures has run into difficulties because German rules prohibit ‘animal emblems’ to be used for crossing signals.

Berlin’s Ampelmann needs a woman

Berlin’s Ampelmann needs a woman

‘Ampelmann is a positive symbol of the GDR’

‘Ampelmann is a positive symbol of the GDR’

East Germany’s iconic traffic man turns 50

East Germany’s iconic traffic man turns 50