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Signal Timing Basics

Category Awareness Course
Training Level Basic
Length 1 Hour
Cost $50

With the release of the 2010 HCM, the need to understand signal terminology is more important than ever. This course will highlight basic signal timing concepts, including ring-barrier structure, detection principles, signal controller terms, clearance intervals, and the role of the time-space diagram. Typical steps required to implement timing plans along an arterial roadway will also be examined.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify key signal timing parameters.
  2. Recognize the various types of signal related concepts.
  3. List the types of available detection methods.

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