Introduction to Traffic Signals



A 2-day module providing delegates with an introduction to the issues involved in the 
design and implementation of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossings. This 
module is aimed at road safety, traffic management and development control 
professionals seeking to learn or improve their skills in the design of traffic signals 
and pedestrian/cycle crossing. The course consists of informal short lectures, 
practical workshops and discussion sessions, case studies and examples.

Aims and Objectives:

  • To assist delegates to understand the issues involved in designing and constructing pedestrian / cycle crossings, traffic signal junctions and improvements to signal junctions
  • To  provide delegates with the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out their professional roles
  • To provide the opportunity for delegates to network and consider the advantages and dis-advantages of different forms of junction
  • To provide advice to delegates on their own projects and improve their design and implementation skills

Topics Covered:

  • Principles of traffic signal control
  • Signal design workshop 
  • Visit to traffic signal junction
  • Designing for pedestrians and cyclists 
  • Methods of signal control
  • Capacity issues including capacity calculation and modeling
  • Traffic control strategies
  • Maintenance and fault monitoring
  • Delegate Issues


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT.

Dates of Next Courses:

TBA for 2014
Course Venue: Westminster, London

TBA for 2014
Course Venue: Coventry

Course Fees:

£450 excluding V.A.T. (V.A.T. will be charged at the current UK Rate) 

Booking a place:

To book a place on this course please either download a pdf booking form or make an online booking by using the link below.

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