TS-04 Improving Safety at Intersections

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Class Information

Location

  Location: Online   (Online, )

Instructors

  Instructor: Nazir Lalani  

Date and Time

This class begins on 11/29/2017 and ends on 12/01/2017. The class meets W, Th & F : 10:00 AM - 12 N, 3 Sessions.

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Notes

This class has three, two-hour sessions on three consecutive days.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 :: 10:00-12:00 noon :: Pacific Time

Thursday, November 30, 2017 :: 10:00-12:00 noon :: Pacific Time

Friday, December 1, 2017 :: 10:00-12:00 noon :: Pacific Time

This is an online course. All times for the online lecture are in (California) Pacific Time. Approximately one week before the course start date, all paid students will receive detailed instructions on how to access the web based lecture and course site. You will also receive instructions on how to access the student course notebook. Please make sure we have your updated contact information and that you have access to an internet connection for your desktop or laptop on the days and times of the lecture.

Class Fees

CategoryDescriptionAmount
Course Fee (Basic)Standard fee$ 290.00

CEUs: 0.60

Registration

To register online you must use a credit card to pay any fee.

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Use this form to register by mail or fax.

Credits

This course grants 0.6 CEUs and 6.0 CMs. (AICP CMs pending approval)

Description

About 65 percent of all crashes in urban areas and 40 percent of those in rural areas occur at or near intersections or driveways. Safety improvements at these locations have always been a priority and pose a challenge for most transportation agencies in California. Because crashes are typically complex events, a great diversity of mitigation measures have been tried with varying degrees of success, including the modern round-about. This workshop offers a range of guidelines, solutions, and strategies for reducing conflicts and crashes at intersection locations. Safety improvements appropriate for both urban and rural areas are explored.

Topics Include

  • Why Intersection Management is Important
  • Safety Aspects of Signalized Intersections
  • Reducing Collisions at High Crash Signalized Intersections
  • The Modern Roundabout as a Signal Alternative
  • Safety of Non-Signalized Intersections
  • Innovative Designs for Improving Intersection Safety and Capacity
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety at Signalized Intersections
  • Sources of intersection conflict and collisions
  • Good practices at signalized and non-signalized intersections
  • Land use designs to reduce collisions
  • Good access management practices

What you will learn

Students will obtain a rich set of information to help them select appropriate safety improvement options and make better decisions about how to reduce collisions at all types of intersections.

Who should attend

This course is intended for planners, engineers, and public safety personnel in municipal, county, and state agencies with responsibility for reducing traffic collisions.

For More Information

About our courses and credits, see About our Classes

About cancellations, refunds, and substitutions, see How to Enroll
Note: To cancel your enrollment and receive a refund of your registration fee (less $50 processing), your written request to cancel must be received in writing at least five (5) business days before the class is scheduled to begin. In lieu of canceling, agencies may send a substitute. Please contact us at least five (5) working days before the class is scheduled to begin so we can revise attendance information for the instructor.

Or email us with your questions at registrar@techtransfer.berkeley.edu

Or call us at 510-643-4393


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