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In this session, several methods are discussed for managing and adjusting traffic signal timing with advanced features and upgrades to hardware to improve roadway safety and operations.
- Describe Utah DOTs experience in improving safety and mobility using their traffic signal program.
- Identify key signal controller features and cabinet hardware that can improve roadway operation.
- Explain the safety of operating flashing yellow arrows at signalized intersections.
Moderator: Andrew Velasquez, P.E., PTOE, Program Manager – Planning and Traffic Engineering, AECOM
Presentation Titles & Speakers:
- “Traffic Signal Operations: Balancing Safety and Mobility - UDOT Experiences”, Mark Taylor, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Signal Operations Engineer, Utah DOT, Salt Lake City, Utah
“Improving User Experience at Congested Arterials Using Advanced Traffic Signal Controller Features”, Shazia Malik, Transportation Engineer, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Fairfax, Virginia and Veera Gunda, P.E., Transportation Engineer, Serco, Inc., Fairfax, Virginia
“How Upgrading One Traffic Signal Cabinet Alleviated a Systemwide Transit Bottleneck”, Adam Moore, P.E., Senior Engineering Associate, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation, Portland, Oregon and Maggie Lin, Ph.D, P.E., PTOE, Transportation Engineer, DKS Associates, Portland, Oregon
“Operating FYAs with a Focus on Safety”, Philip Kulis, P.E., PTOE, RSP2, SRF Consulting Group, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota