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Module 2—Traffic Operations Uninterrupted Flow

Traffic operations deals with the safe efficient movement of vehicles, pedestrians, and bicycles within the transportation system. An understanding of traffic operations requires a foundation of traffic flow theory, road user characteristics, and highway capacity analysis. This module focuses on uninterrupted flow facilities such as freeways and rural roadways. Tools for improving traffic operations include freeway surveillance and control, incident management, managed lanes, and travel demand management. All of these topics are discussed in this module.

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