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TRB Webinar: Roundabouts in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices


Date(s)
April 13, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$105.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)
Details

The U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s Manual on Uniform Traffic Devices (MUTCD) is the gold standard for designing and installing traffic signs, road markings, and signals. But how do roundabouts fit into the MUTCD? TRB is hosting a webinar on Monday, April 13 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will answer this question. Presenters will identify where someone can find the relevant standards, options, and policies related to roundabouts within the Manual. They will also describe the numerous changes and new content that will likely be incorporated into the next version of the MUTCD. This webinar will also discuss how the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (NCUTCD) determines the standards for traffic control.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Roundabouts.

Some registrants will need to pay $105 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Gene Hawkins, Texas A&M University
  • Randy McCourt, DKS Associates
  • Brian Walsh, Washington State Department of Transportation

Moderated by: Brian Walsh, Washington State Department of Transportation

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of MUTCD and NCUTCD
  2. NCUTCD website and taskforce
  3. Approved proposed changes for roundabouts for the 2020 Manual
  4. Practitioners’ guide to roundabout content
  5. Manual changes and topics being considered for the future
  6. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the NCUTCD website and how to use it to find the proposed changes for the next Manual
  2. Discuss the options that are applied to roundabouts and other related standards and requirements

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For approved webinars, TRB’s webinar program awards Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits associated with participation only to the registered individual and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To receive PDH credits, please register as an individual and sign into the webinar from your personal computer. After doing this, you may join your group in a meeting room. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2019. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.