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Placemaking Through Traffic Engineering: Creative Solutions in Streetscape Design - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)


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Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

Description

Landscape architects who understand traffic engineering principles and innovations can apply these tools to make streets into better places. The presenters will discuss technical roadway-design concepts and cutting-edge approaches, and present case-studies in which innovative solutions emerged from a deep knowledge of the relationship between traffic engineering and placemaking.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Understand basic street design/traffic engineering principles and standards such as lane widths, turn-lanes, bus-stop configurations, bike lane classes, and signalization concepts.
  • Understand traffic data types describing traffic volumes and roadway performance, such as average daily traffic, peak volumes, level of service, and how these are measured.
  • Describe innovations in multi-modal facilities including "next-generation bikeways" and bus facilities, and potential future concerns such as accommodating ride-share.
  • Describe innovations in community engagement, including temporary prototyping and "tactical urbanism."

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  • 1.50 - PDH

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