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Session 20 - Traffic Signal Basics

This week join Mike and Mike, yup that's right Mike Smith and our very own Michael A. Knodler, Jr. Ph.D, will discuss basic traffic signal information. Mike is our UMTC Director and a Transportation Engineering Professor in the UMass Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Don't have traffic signals? Join us anyway because you might one day need them.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 • 10:00-11:00 AM 

Register in advance for the Traffic Signal Basics session here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Upcoming Stump the Instructor sessions:

Session 21 - GIS and GPS apps for your DPW

Session 22 - CDL Do's and Don'ts

Session 23 - UAS? UFO? Or a really cool way to preform DPW inspections and other tasks

Recordings of past Stump the Instructor meetings:

July 29, 2020 - Trench and Excavation Safety

July 22, 2020 - Managing & Leading During a Pandemic

July 15, 2020 - Work Zone Safety

July 8, 2020 - A User’s Guide to MS4 Permitting

July 1, 2020 - Let's Talk Culverts: Small Structures With Big Impacts

Let's Talk Culverts Chat Comments

June 24, 2020 - Getting Back to Basics: A Foreman's Perspective

June 17, 2020 - Are You Ready for OSHA?

June 10, 2020 - Top 10 Paving Inspection Items

Top 10 Paving Inspection Chat Comments

June 3, 2020 - Street Trees and Tree Routes

Anne Lusk Presentation; Marc Fournier Presentation; Tom Smiley Presentation

Street Trees and Tree Routes Chat Comments

May 27, 2020 - Pavement Management-The Key to Infrastructure Spending

Pavement Management Presentation

May 20, 2020 - Municipal Culvert Assessment

May 13, 2020 - Concrete Sidewalk ABCs

MaCAPA Presentation

Concrete Sidewalk Best Practices Handout

May 6, 2020 - Solutions for Pavement Life Extension

Solutions for Pavement Life Extension Presentation

April 29, 2020 - Pedestrian Work Zone Barricades & the MUTCD

Pedestrian Work Zone Barricades & the MUTCD Presentation

April 22, 2020 - Chainsaw Maintenance

Oregon PowerSharp Bar-Mount Chainsaw Sharpening Demo

April 15, 2020 - Construction During COVID-19 with MassDOT Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver

April 8, 2020 - COVID-19 Update/Hot-applied, Pourable, Self-adhesive Rigid Asphalt

April 1, 2020 - Gravel Road Maintenance

March 23, 2020 - How Your DPW is Dealing with COVID-19