Online Traffic Signal Warrants: How to Perform, Assess, and Satisfy the Requirements of Each

Date: 3/12/2020 - 9/8/2020

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Overview

The NEW UMTC/Baystate Roads Online Traffic Signal Warrants: How to Perform, Assess, and Satisfy the Requirements of Each is ready whenever you are. 

Included are 12 bite-sized modules, with recorded instructor clips, PowerPoint PDFs and other course resources, brief quizzes to assess your knowledge, a final assessment, and course certificate.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to determine whether a traffic signal is warranted for a specific location, given the requirement of each of nine signal warrants and traffic data.

Module Topics:

Module 1 - Course Introduction

Module 2 - Data Needs for a Warrant Analysis

Module 3 - Warrant 1: 8-Hour Vehicle Volume

Module 4 - Warrant 2:  4-Hour Vehicle Volume

Module 5 - Warrant 3: Peak Hour

Module 6 - Warrant 4: Pedestrian Volume

Module 7 - Warrant 5: School Crossing

Module 8 - Warrant 6: Coordinated Signal System

Module 9 - Warrant 7: Crash Experience

Module 10 - Warrant 8: Roadway Network

Module 11 - Warrant 9: Rail Road Crossing

Module 12 - Course Wrap-Up & Final Assessment

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Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Robert The Engineering Corporation
Lauren WSP
Stephen Nitsch Engineering
Joseph WSP USA
Karen City of Concord, NH
Betsy Private Citizen
Joseph Michael Baker International
Tom FPNA
Gerson TEC, Inc.
Lisa CDM Smith (RI)
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jorge Salajo Company 1 CHILD 1
Jorge Salajo Company 1 CHILD 1
Olivia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Daniel Town of Arlington
Mia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Dan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Griffin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Dylan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Keegan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Emma UMTC UMass Amherst
Lonnie University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Nicole City of Boston Elderly Commission
Gustavo University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jacob University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Karen UMTC UMass Amherst
Kevin Town of Watertown
Connor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Julia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Cameron University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Muhammad University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Conor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joseph University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Mary Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)
Robert University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Patrick University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Lydia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Marissa Town of Lexington
Shayna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Yujia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joshua University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Van University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Wayne Town of Lexington DPW
Mario University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Julianna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Sara University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ross Town of Lexington DPW
Henry University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Bridget University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Keith Town of Randolph
Sahana University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Evin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
David Town of Lexington
Kevin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Amanda Town of Yarmouth
Zachary University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Meghana Town of Lexington
William University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael Town of Lexington DPW
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Greg Town of Easton
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Vinh University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Patty (esxinc) Salajo Company 1 CHILD 1
Christian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Karol University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Sarah City of Quincy
Peng University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Xinyang University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Salman University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Instructors
  • Mike Knodler
    Professor at UMTC UMass Amherst

    Michael A. Knodler, Jr. Ph.D, is a professor in the Transportation Engineering Program of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst.  Additionally he is Director of the UMass Transportation Center, which includes the Baystate Roads Program, the University of Massachusetts Traffic Safety Research Program (UMassSAFE) and newly formed Aviation Center, and is an Associate Director of the Arbella Insurance Human Performance Laboratory (HPL).  His main areas of research and teaching are related to transportation safety, operations, design, and education.  

    Over the past 6 years Prof. Knodler has served as Principal Investigator for more than 30 research projects with over 12 different funding agencies totaling $7.0 million in research expenditures. He has authored more than 100 technical papers, conference proceedings, research reports, and book chapters.  Recently, he has conducted research on the topics of traffic safety analyses and crash data quality. He has also been the PI for the annual Massachusetts survey of seat belt usage and driver distraction. The annual survey includes direct observations at 140 locations and includes many roadway and demographic variables. As the UMass lead on the Safety Research Using Simulation (Safer-Sim) University Transportation Center, Prof. Knodler leads a collection of projects that use innovative technologies to investigate the intersection of human factors with roadway design and operations. 

    Prof. Knodler is active with the Transportation Research Board and the Institute of Transportation Engineers. He is a member of the both the Traffic Control Devices (TCD) Committee and former member of the Highway Safety Workforce Development Subcommittee. Prof. Knodler is the Past Chair of ITE’s Northeastern District and the Immediate Past Chair of the ITE Education Council.

    Professor Knodler was awarded the James L. Tighe teaching award in 2011, was selected as the College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher in 2013, and was selected as recipient of the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2015.