TE-04 Traffic Signal Operations: Fundamental Concepts
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Location: National University, Woodland Hills (Woodland Hills, CA)
Date and Time
This class begins on 04/19/2017 and ends on 04/20/2017. The class meets W & Th : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 2 Sessions.
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Category Description Amount Course Fee (Basic) CA Public Agency $ 395.00 Course Fee (Alternate) Standard fee $ 790.00
This class is offered in partnership with the California Department of Transportation, Division of Local Assistance. Registration fees are subsidized with funding from the Cooperative Training Assistance Program. Reduced rates are available to employees of California's city, county, regional, and other public agencies only.
DescriptionThis course covers the basic concepts and practical applications and operations of traffic signal timing systems for isolated and coordinated intersections. The course engages students through hands-on exercises and real-world examples of signal timing and operations. Some class exercises and demonstrations are taught in a computer lab. A basic knowledge of EXCEL is needed to complete the exercises. NOTE: This is an introductory course in a series of courses on traffic signal operations offered by the Technology Transfer Program. It is strongly recommended that students complete this course before taking either Traffic Signal Operations: Advanced Applications (TE-10) or SYNCHRO and SimTraffic (TE-13). It is also helpful for students to complete this course before taking Type 170 Traffic Signal Controller (TE-08) or Type 2070 Traffic Signal Controller (TE-09).
- types of traffic signals
- principles of signal timing
- timing of fixed and actuated signals
- pedestrian considerations
- introduction to signal coordination
- detector logic
- gap settings
- recall and other features
- signal timing using Excel Spreadsheet (PLANSIG)
- when to change timing settings
- hands on problems and filling timing sheets
What You Will LearnStudents learn how to time signalized intersections focusing on how to apply basic principles in real-world situations.
Who Should AttendThe class is for traffic engineers, planners, consultants, and technicians who are new to traffic signal timing. Experienced practitioners who desire a "refresher" course also benefit.
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