Why are some street lamps purple?

"The purple streetlights are a result of the phosphor coating delaminating from the LEDs," says Fiona Hughes, a representative for the city of Vancouver. Brooks, of Duke Power, points to the same cause. "There's a laminate on the fixture that gives it its white color," he says.
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What are the purple homeless lights?

What Does a Purple Porch Light Mean? If you ever see a purple porch light, it's there to bring awareness to incidents of domestic violence. It can go undetected for far too long, especially if the victim feels they cannot leave due to a dangerous response from the attacker.
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Are street lights supposed to be purple?

In fact, the purple lights are all a mistake. More specifically, the purple lights are part of a defective product from the manufacturer. The lights are supposed to be white.
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Why do my neighbors have purple lights?

Domestic Violence

When you see a purple porch light, it is a reminder that violence has no place in the home. It honors the survivors and victims of domestic violence. People have been encouraged to light their porches purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October.
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What color should street lights be?

Warm white LED street lights and parking lot lights—with a CCT of 3000K or less—are a much better option for public outdoor areas. They emit a much smaller portion of blue light—which is unnoticeable to the eye—and are currently the best options available for street lighting.
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Why are street lights blue or purple?

Why does NC have purple (or blue) street lights? Some older streetlights in the Carolinas turn purple because of a manufacturer error, said Keith Richardson, senior communications manager at Duke Energy. The defect in the light causes the light to gradually turn purple, though the light continues to work.
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Why does Florida have purple street lights?

Some street lights in Northwest Florida have a purple hue. The Florida Department of Transportation says this is due to a manufacturing defect. Their spokesperson, Ian Satter, says they're using new LED lights. Some of these light bulbs have defective filters which causes the purple hue.
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What do purple street lights mean in North Carolina?

The purple lights across North Carolina are the result of a “bad batch” of LED bulbs from a certain manufacturing partner. Duke wants to repair them, but people like their otherworldly energy.
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Why are there purple street lights in Pennsylvania?

Mystery solved: The LED lights are simply from a bad batch distributed nationwide. A defective coating on the lights has eroded, causing them to produce a purple hue.
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Why are street lights no longer orange?

In towns and cities across the world, the colour of night is changing. Traditional yellow sodium street lights are steadily being replaced by white LED lamps. The new lights use less energy, dramatically cutting carbon emissions and saving money.
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What do street light colors mean?

The Reason Traffic Lights Are Red, Yellow, and Green. Red means "stop," green means "go," and yellow means "hurry up and make that damn light." Why those colors, though?
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Why did they get rid of orange street lights?

Orange light is actually not that helpful for our eyes

They're just cheap to run because they use less electricity. Research has revealed that our eyes perceive an orange-lit street as darker than a white-lit street even when the same levels of light are provided.
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