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Introduction to Traffic Signals and Pedestrian/Cycle Crossings

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Overview A 3-day module providing delegates with an introduction to the issues involved in the design and implementation of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossings. This module is aimed at road safety, traffic management and development control professionals seeking to learn or improve their skills in the design of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossing. Topics Covered Day 1 Assessing the need for crossings Design of zebra and uncontrolled crossings - principles and layout Design of Puffin, Pelican and Toucan Crossings - principles and layout Workshop Staggered crossings, facilities for disabled people, guard rail, lighting and other design issues Day 2 Principles of Signal Control Signal Design - Layout and Signal Positions Workshop Signal Detection Systems Provision for right turns Provision for Pedestrians and Cyclists Day 3 Phases and Stages Signal capacity - principles Intergreen / Clearance times Workshop Signal Capacity and modelling Traffic Control Strategies - UTC, bus priority, gating etc Delegate Issues

Overview A 3-day module providing delegates with an introduction to the issues involved in the design and implementation of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossings. This module is aimed at road safety, traffic management and development control professionals seeking to learn or improve their skills in the design of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossing. Topics Covered Day 1...

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