Introduces fundamentals of traffic engineering with particular reference to the urban scene. Topics include movement and storage of vehicles on road systems, driver, vehicle and traffic stream characteristics, highway and intersection capacity, intersection and parking layout, data collection techniques and traffic control.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Conduct numerous traffic observational studies.
Prepare traffic control design schemes.
Prepare traffic signal timing plans.
Determine the capacity and level of service of a roadway or intersection.
Determine the expected traffic impacts from land development.
Analyze historical crash information to identify safety problems.
Understand elements of geometric design for roadways and intersections.
Present their findings and proposed solutions in brief oral presentations or in written
Effective as of Fall 2013
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