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

Date: 3/12/2020 - 12/31/2021

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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

 

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.


 

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Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Nicholas MassDOT
Eric MassDOT District 1
Mark MassDOT Research & Materials
Kurt MassDOT District 1
Robert MassDOT District 5
William MassDOT District 1
Anthony MassDOT District 3
Noah MassDOT
Marianti MassDOT
Kristen TEC, Inc.
Angela Howard Stein Hudson
Robert The Engineering Corporation
Peter Stantec
Lauren WSP
JANE Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
Emma Howard Stein Hudson
Andrew Howard Stein Hudson
Stephen Nitsch Engineering
Adriaunna Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
Joseph WSP USA
Danah Jacobs
Samuel McMahon Associates
Karen City of Concord, NH
Beth Jacobs Engineering Group
Betsy Private Citizen
Darrell Town of East Longmeadow DPW
Wayne Design Consultants, Inc. (Somerville)
Joseph Michael Baker International
steven Jacobs
William Ferrovial Sevices
Mike El Paso County DPW
Marion Perkins School for the Blind
Wale Stantec
Christopher City of Bristol CT Engineering
Tom FPNA
Gerson TEC, Inc.
Steve Environmental Partners Group, Inc.
Lisa CDM Smith
Susannah Greenman-Pedersen, Inc.
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Michael City of Agawam
Jeffrey City of Boston
Olivia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Daniel Town of Arlington
Tom Town of Dennis
Mia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Seth Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)
Dan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Griffin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Sheri Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
Ashley City of Boston Public Works Department
Dylan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Keegan University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Emma UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Lonnie MassDOT District 6
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
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Mark City of Westfield
Jacob University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Luis SRPEDD
Lisa Town of Salisbury
John Town of Natick
Karen UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Brian Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC)
Robert Town of Natick DPW
Jeremy Town of Westford
Kevin Town of Watertown
Charles Town of Andover Police Department
Connor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Julia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
James North Carolina DOT
Stephen City of Methuen
Karen Town of Southborough
Matthew City of Westfield
Cameron University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Muhammad University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Thomas University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Kevin Town of Tewksbury
Conor University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joseph University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Charles Town of Lexington
Mary Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)
Mya University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Robert University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Patrick University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Adam City of Framingham
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Anuja Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC)
Jackson City of Boston
Lydia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Marissa Town of Lexington
Ron Town of Wrentham
Shayna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Yujia University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Joshua University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Geoffrey Town of Longmeadow
Van University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Wayne Town of Lexington DPW
Mario MassDOT District 2
Julianna University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Guilford Town of Amherst
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)
Tam City of Framingham
Daiheng University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Evin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Glen Town of Andover Police Department
Ian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
David Town of Lexington
Robert City of Holyoke
Manuel Department of Conservation and Recreation
Kevin University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Robert Central Mass Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC)
Rafi Town of Wellesley DPW
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
Paul Town of Westford
John Town of Abington
Michael University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Greg Town of Easton
John University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Vinh University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Christian University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Karol University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Chenyuan Central Transportation Planning Staff (CTPS)
Zachary City of Boston
Matt Town of Lexington DPW
Sarah City of Quincy
Patrick Town of Holden
Peng University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Xinyang University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Salman University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass)
Jacob Town of Tyngsborough
Instructors
  • Mike Knodler
    Professor 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.