Planning for Traffic Signals

Course Number: T-3003
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Jeffrey Buckholz, P.E., PhD, PTOE
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Overview

In Planning for Traffic Signals, you'll learn ...

  • Discuss in detail the nine traffic signal warrants presented in the MUTCD
  • Explain the problems associated with the installation of unwarranted traffic signals
  • Describe the items that must be addressed in a pre-design traffic engineering study
  • Discuss issues surrounding the collection of usable traffic counts

Overview

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Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 31 pages

This Traffic Signal Design course addresses basic procedures used in planning traffic signal installations. Included in this course is a discussion of warrants for traffic signal installation, traffic study guidelines, signal phasing selection, and flashing analysis. These study-related tasks should be completed prior to traffic signal design so that a signal installation with the appropriate features for the situation at hand is constructed.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Discuss in detail the nine traffic signal warrants presented in the MUTCD
  • Explain the problems associated with the installation of unwarranted traffic signals
  • Describe the items that must be addressed in a pre-design traffic engineering study
  • Discuss issues surrounding the collection of usable traffic counts
  • Discuss procedures for selecting optimum signal phasing
  • Explain the circumstances under which flashing operation is used

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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