TE-09 Type 2070 Traffic Signal Controller
DescriptionMany California cities have started using the Type 2070 Advanced Traffic Controller (2070 ATC), which is also used for advanced transportation system applications. This hands-on course provides working knowledge about the capabilities, uses, and operations of the Type 2070 controller, as well as how to program signal timing plans into the controller. The course covers all key topics ranging from controller hardware, module options, diagnostic tools, field applications of the 2070 ATC, implementation issues, to how to upgrade from Type 170 or NEMA controllers. The course combines lectures with classroom exercises, case-studies, and hands-on controller labs.
RequirementsNOTE: The companion course, Type 170 Traffic Signal Controller (TE-08), requires a separate registration.
- Type 2070 ATC specification
- lessons learned from early installations
- controller hardware
- field interface modules
- central system integration and NTCIP standard compliance issues
- interfacing the 2070 ATC within legacy controller cabinets
- terminal interface connection in MS Windows Hyper-terminal
- using UNIX instructions to configure and initialize the 2070 ATC
What You Will LearnStudents gain a working knowledge of 2070 ATC operation, including how to deploy the 2070 ATC and integrate this controller within the agency's jurisdiction. From the controller lab, students will also learn to identify each of the 2070 ATC card modules, their functions, and controller hardware options.
Who Should AttendAll individuals interested in gaining knowledge and proficiency in the uses and operations of the 2070 ATC will benefit from this course. No prior background in traffic controllers is required, although basic knowledge of traffic signal timing is desirable.
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