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Free Webinar - Improving Walkability at Signalized Intersections with Control Strategies

October 05, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Resource International
6350 Presidential Gateway
Columbus, OH 43231
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  • Offered for free to Central Ohio Section ASCE Members
  • Seating is limited to the first 25 people
  • Bring your own lunch

 

Webinar Benefits

  • Understand the limitations of traditional traffic signal timing policy for pedestrians
  • Discuss the different pedestrian control treatments being used in practice currently
  • Learn about implementation of pedestrian treatments in traffic signal controllers
  • Find out the user impacts of alternative pedestrian treatments at signalized intersections
  • Understand the tradeoffs with each pedestrian treatment
  • Determine which alternative pedestrian treatment to implement to address a specific operational issue
  • Find out how to increase pedestrian compliance at signalized intersections
  • Each attendee earns 1.0 Professional Development Hour (1.0 PDH)

 

This webinar will present the details of alternative pedestrian strategies, as well as the results of recent research which sought to determine the impact on delay that these treatments have on all users, including leading pedestrian intervals, shorter cycle lengths, elimination of vehicle coordination during specific periods, as well as pedestrian priority service enabled by a traffic responsive algorithm. At the conclusion, practitioner recommendations will be presented developed from the results of a user survey, field implementations of strategies, and software-in-the-loop (SITL).

Instructors:Edward J. Smaglik, Ph.D., P.E. and Sirisha Kothuri, Ph.D.

See the ASCE website for more info.


The Central Ohio Section of ASCE sponsors free continuing education webinars as a service to our members. These webinars are produced by ASCE and normally cost $250 or $300 for ASCE members. However, the Central Ohio Section is paying the registration fee and inviting any interested section members to attend for free. Just RSVP by the deadline. Seating is limited, so do not delay.

The Central Ohio Section is partnering with ASCE to promote live and on-demand webinars. Use the Promo Code WEBCENOHSEC when signing up and ASCE will provide a portion of the registration fee to the Section to use toward more free webinars. Thank you for your support!

ASCE’s live webinars provide cost-effective training for large and small groups. Click HERE for a complete list of available live webinars.

ASCE’s on-demand webinars provide real-world knowledge and convenient delivery to fit your demanding schedule. Click HERE for a complete list of available on-demand webinars.

 

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