Maryland Transportation Technology (T2) Center Seminar: Traffic Calming
February 9 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 pm| $45
The Maryland Transportation Technology (T2) Center is offering this 1-day training seminar instructed by Dane Ismart on the principles and practices of Traffic Calming. This Traffic Calming seminar is designed to present a broad-based understanding of traffic calming philosophy and measures while recognizing and preserving the function of roadways. This course is adapted toward state and local government officials and employees who are charged with enhancing roadway safety.
The seminar will focus on the appropriateness and effectiveness of various traffic calming measures as well as the specifics of designing such measures to achieve their desired effect. Attendees will work on a workshop to develop appropriate traffic calming solutions for a neighborhood. Upon completion of the workshop session, the participants will present their solutions to the class. The goal of the course is that participants will leave with a basic understanding of what traffic calming is, and what issues are typically encountered when using traffic calming techniques. Students will receive a course notebook.