March 07, 2018
FHWA – National Highway Institute
1310 North Courthouse Road , Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
This course is intended to provide an overview of traffic calming and the tools needed to make decisions regarding applications. This one-day course on this topic provides a foundation in the evolution of traffic calming policies and practices. Detailed information on commonly-used traffic calming measures is then presented, addressing selection, design, effectiveness, and several case studies. The course concludes with a workshop and review of available resources.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe concepts and components in traffic calming plans and policies
• Select and design traffic calming measures
• Quantify the effectiveness of commonly-used traffic calming measures
• Develop a model policy and procedure for applying traffic calming measures
8:15 – 9:00 Introduction
9:00 – 10:30 Tools for Traffic Calming
10:30 – 11:30 Application and Implementation
11:30 – 12:00 Issues and Concerns
12:00 – 12:45 Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 Impacts and Effectiveness
1:30 – 2:45 VDOT Traffic Calming Guidelines
2:45 – 4:00 Class Exercise
Mr. Dane Ismart of Louis Berger & Associates, retired from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) after 25 years of service in a variety of policy, planning and engineering positions. He was responsible for implementing the Intermodal Management Systems regulations. Mr. Ismart has authored manuals and taught NHI courses on Capacity Analysis, Access Management, Financial Management, Travel Demand Forecasting and Intermodal Planning, and is a member of the TRB Highway Capacity Subcommittee on Unsignalized Intersections. Mr. Ismart is a graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree and received his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Minnesota.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is intended primarily for traffic engineers, engineering technicians, transportation planners, and others who are responsible for management of local streets.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $75.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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VDOT employees must register through the VDOT Virtual Campus. Registration fees and related expenses for all VDOT employees will be paid from the VDOT Learning Services Center budget. Registrants should contact their District Training Coordinator or the VDOT Learning Services Center (Central Office employees) for instructions on how to seek reimbursement for travel expenses.
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