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

Date: 3/12/2020 - 9/30/2023

Location:


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Capacity:

269/500



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

 

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.


 

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Nicholas MassDOT
Eric MassDOT District 1
Jonathan MassDOT
Mark FHWA (RI)
Christopher MassDOT
Kurt MassDOT District 1
Joe MassDOT District 5
Robert MassDOT District 5
Everlyn MassDOT
Judith MassDOT District 1
William MassDOT District 1
Francisca MassDOT District 1
Drashti MassDOT District 4
Shawn MassDOT
Lily MassDOT
Anthony MassDOT District 3
Samantha MassDOT District 2
Kimberley MassDOT
Noah MassDOT
Julia MassDOT District 6
Zheng MassDOT
Marianti MassDOT
Kristen TEC, Inc. (Lawrence MA)
Angela Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Robert The Engineering Corporation
Peter Stantec (Burlington MA)
Lauren WSP (MA)
Jane Environmental Partners Group, Inc. (Woburn)
Alec Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Evan Stantec (Burlington MA)
Emma Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Andrew Howard Stein Hudson (HSH)
Stephen Nitsch Engineering
Adriaunna Environmental Partners Group, Inc. (Woburn)
Joseph WSP (MA)
Danah Jacobs
Samuel MassDOT District 5
Karen City of Concord (NH)
Beth Jacobs
Betsy Private Citizen
Darrell Town of East Longmeadow DPW
Wayne Design Consultants, Inc. (Somerville)
Joseph Michael Baker International (CT)
steven Jacobs
William Ferrovial Sevices
Mike El Paso County DPW (CO)
Marion Perkins School for the Blind
Wale Stantec (Burlington MA)
Christopher City of Bristol Engineering (CT)
Benazir Kittelson & Associates, Inc.
Tom FPNA
Gerson TEC, Inc. (Lawrence MA)
Steve Environmental Partners Group, Inc. (Woburn)
Lisa CDM Smith (CT)
Pedro City of Worcester, Dept of Transportation & Mobility
Susannah GPI (MA)
Andreas City of Cambridge Traffic
Musab University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Munib University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Khalid University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael City of Agawam
Jeffrey City of Boston
Olivia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Daniel
Tom Town of Dennis
Mia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Seth Boston Region MPO
Melisa University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Dan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Shawn Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC)
Griffin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Rebecca University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Sheri Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
Jose MassDOT District 6
Brady University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ashley City of Boston DPW
Anthony University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Gustav University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Scott University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Margie Wind Energy Center
Carter University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Dylan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Simon University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Keegan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Lonnie MassDOT District 6
Luke University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Matthew Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC)
Angelina University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Leila University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Nicole City of Boston Elderly Commission
Michelle City of Agawam
Gustavo University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas Town of East Longmeadow
Jeremy City of Westfield
Coleman University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Tony Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ryan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
John City of Woburn
Mark City of Westfield
Jacob University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Steve UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Sophrenia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Luis SRPEDD
Lisa City of Amesbury
John Town of Natick
Karen UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Brian Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Jeremy Town of Westford
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Kevin Town of Oxford
Andy University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Charles Town of Andover Police Department
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Connor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Julia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
James North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT)
Shane University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Stephen City of Methuen
Matthew City of Westfield
Brigid University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Steven Town of Hanson Highway Department
Cameron University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Elizabeth University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Muhammad University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Kevin Town of Tewksbury
Matthew University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Conor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joseph University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Charles Town of Lexington
Mary Boston Region MPO
Summer University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
John Robert University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Madelyn MassDOT District 2
Julia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Mya University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Lauren University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Robert University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Patrick University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Adam MassDOT
Joe City of Westfield
Michael UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Anuja Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC)
Osei University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Lydia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Evelyna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Guoqiang Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC)
Marissa Town of Lexington DPW
Shayna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Annika University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Yujia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Elizabeth Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Joshua University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Alex University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Geoffrey Town of Longmeadow
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Van University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Ben University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Roger Town of Barnstable
Wayne Town of Lexington DPW
Benjamin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Mario MassDOT District 2
Julianna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Guilford Town of Amherst
Sara University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Gage Town of Burlington DPW
Ross Town of Lexington DPW
Kyle Old Colony Planning Council (OCPC)
Henry University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Bridget University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Dan Town of Brookline
Keith Town of Randolph
Sahana University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Tam City of Framingham
Daiheng University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Oskar University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Evin MassDOT
Andrew University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Glen Town of Andover Police Department
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
David Town of Lexington
Robert
Matthew University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Harrison University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Manuel MA Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) (Boston)
Colin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Bryanne University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Kevin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Marie University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Robert Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Rafi Town of Wellesley DPW
Patrick Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Bryan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Maximilian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Gabriel UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Ardian Town of Needham DPW
Herkus University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Amanda Town of Yarmouth
Holly Fuss and O'Neill
Rachida University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Eric University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Zachary University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Meghana Town of Lexington
Heather University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jamison Town of Hanson
Mabel University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
William University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jackson University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael Town of Bedford DPW
Paul Town of Westford
John Town of Abington
Nicholas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Greg Town of Easton
Christine University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Yasin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Baron University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Vinh University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Patty 22229 Test Company 1 (Public)
Christian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joshua University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Karol University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Yiran University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Matt Town of Lexington DPW
Sarah City of Quincy - Traffic, Parking, Alarm & Lighting (TPAL)
Jonah Merrimack Valley Planning Commission (MVPC)
Patrick Town of Holden
Peng University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Xinyang University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Salman MassDOT District 2
Jacob Town of Tyngsborough
Instructors
  • Michael Knodler
    at UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)

    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.