September 26, 2018


FHWA – National Highway Institute
1310 North Courthouse Road , Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201

Contact Hours



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


Rod E. Turochy

Dr. Rod E. Turochy, P.E. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University, where he has been teaching since 2001. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering at Virginia Tech and his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. Dr. Turochy teaches courses in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, roadway design, and intelligent transportation systems. His current research activities are in the areas of traffic engineering and data analysis, highway safety, and engineering education. Dr. Turochy also has four years of work experience with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). In his last position with VDOT, he was responsible for traffic design and work zone safety for the Salem District.

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
State/Federal: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00

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