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Transportation Engineering 30 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: DP30C-17
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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Courses in this Package
COURSE TITLE: Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
COURSE NO: C05-012
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents information on defining high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane capacity, options for using available HOV lane capacity, and analyzing HOV exemption policies. It examines the potential impact of certain exempt vehicles on the operation of high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) facilities. The possible exempt vehicles examined in this course include environmentally friendly vehicles, and law enforcement, emergency services, and designated public transportation vehicles. It also presents the experience with the use of HOV lanes by these types of exempt vehicles. Finally, it examines the potential issues and approaches for allowing exempt vehicles to use HOV lanes.

 

Traffic congestion continues to be a major issue in metropolitan areas throughout the country. The agencies responsible for the surface transportation system in these regions use a variety of approaches and techniques to address concerns relating to traffic congestion, mobility, and air quality. The use of HOV facilities represents one approach in use or being considered in many urban areas.

 

This 5 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who will be considering HOV exemption policies as well as monitoring and evaluating the use of HOV lanes by exempt vehicles.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about HOV facilities and HOV lane capacities
  • Evaluating options for using HOV lane capacities
  • Analyzing HOV exemption policies on traffic flow
  • Considering HOV exemption for environmentally friendly vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law enforcement vehicles
  • Considering HOV exemptions for law public transportation vehicles
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-OP-05-058, "Potential Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Impact of Exempt Vehicles on HOV Lanes (662 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this FHWA publication.

 

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Maintenance of Traffic Plans
COURSE NO: C04-040
COURSE PROVIDER: Debra Kennaugh, P.E.
Maintenance of Traffic Plans
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of how maintenance of traffic plans are used in roadway design. The fundamental principles of work zone traffic control are discussed.  The requirements of traffic control devices and human factor principles for work zones are also discussed.  The components of maintenance of traffic plans are listed.  Work zone device requirements are defined in detail. 

 

Traffic control planning is defined as a set of plans describing how traffic will be controlled during each construction phase.  The components of traffic control zones, tapers types and lengths, lane closure and detours are included.  Transportation management plan development is described as a method for minimizing activity-related traffic delay and accident by the effective application of traditional traffic handling practice and innovative combination of community and motorist collaboration.  The engineer/planner should have a good understanding of how maintenance of traffic plays a role in roadway design.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for engineers and planners who are interested in learning more about maintenance of traffic planning as it pertains to roadway design.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Principles of work zone maintenance of traffic
  • Requirements for maintenance of traffic devices
  • Components of maintenance of traffic plans
  • Work zone devices
  • Maintenance of traffic planning
  • Transportation management plan
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, Maintenance of Traffic Plans”.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Maintenance of Traffic Plans (576 KB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the course material.

The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Managed Freeway Lanes
COURSE NO: C04-011
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Managed Freeway Lanes
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes operating managed lane projects through a case study approach, highlighting best practices of the projects and the lessons learned. It also presents emerging issues and knowledge gaps. The intent of this course is to provide a cross-cutting study of the issues and experiences of various agencies as managed lane projects are implemented and policies are drafted.

 

Increasing traffic congestion in the major metropolitan areas is costing billions of dollars each year in lost productivity, wasted fuel, increasing air pollution and hours of delay. Adding new general-purpose lanes is increasingly difficult because of factors such as construction costs, limited right-of-way, environmental and societal concerns. As a result, agencies are looking for solutions to improve the flow of traffic on existing facilities.

 

One concept being considered is that of "managed lanes". Managed lanes employ various strategies to improve flow and maximize the efficiency of the freeway system. Common types of managed lanes include high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes, value priced lanes, or exclusive or special use lanes.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who are involved with developing and operating managed lane facilities in freeway corridors and are interested in gaining a basic understanding of the issues associated with developing managed lane projects.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding managed lanes
  • Planning and implementing managed lanes
  • Considering operational and design issues
  • Understanding the effects of managed lanes over the facility life on its implementation
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-05-037, "Managed Lanes".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Managed Freeway Lanes (1.53 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Ramp Management Strategies
COURSE NO: C04-010
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Ramp Management Strategies
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course introduces and describes four commonly used strategies that may be implemented to better manage traffic on and adjacent to freeway ramps. In doing so, this course lays the foundation from which practitioners may successfully develop, select, operate and maintain strategies and plans.

 

These four strategies give agencies the ability to control the rate that traffic is allowed to enter the freeway facility; temporarily or permanently restrict traffic flow, provide priority to special vehicle uses, and implement treatments at the ramp-arterial terminal to improve traffic operations on and along ramps and adjacent arterials. For each strategy, a number of associated techniques and approaches exist, some of which will prove to be better than others at fulfilling agency goals and objectives.

 

This 4 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers, transportation planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding in ramp management strategies.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Familiarizing with the four basic strategies used to manage traffic on freeway entrance and exit ramps
  • Understanding of what each ramp management strategy entails and the benefits and impacts of implementing each
  • Identifying where ramp metering strategies have been applied and the results that strategies produced
  • Understanding the unique issues associated with each strategy and why these issues are important
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 5, "Ramp Management Strategies" of the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-06-001, "Ramp Management and Control Handbook".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Ramp Management Strategies (7.21 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 5 of this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Traffic Bottlenecks Operational Improvements
COURSE NO: C06-018
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Traffic Bottlenecks Operational Improvements
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes bottlenecks and explores near-term operational and low-cost construction opportunities to correct them.

 

Delays due to traffic congestion seem like an unavoidable, frustrating fact of life. Or are they—unavoidable, that is? This course focuses on traffic congestion caused by bottlenecks—which are specific locations on the highway system where the physical layout of the roadway routinely cannot process the traffic that wants to use it and results in localized, recurring congestion.

 

By focusing on relieving localized, recurring congestion at bottlenecks, this primer can help agencies identify the right fix for a particular bottleneck. What’s more, the right fix for a localized, recurring bottleneck is usually spot-specific, more effective, less expensive, and faster to implement than building a new facility.

 

This 6 PDH online course is applicable to traffic engineers and planners, conceptual and detail designers, and other technical professionals who are interested in gaining a better understanding in traffic bottlenecks operational improvements.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding bottlenecks and congestion
  • Learning about the different strategies of resolving congestion
  • Knowing how to structure a localized bottleneck program
  • Identifying, assessing and addressing bottlenecks
  • Incorporating quick-fix bottleneck solutions into the Congestion Initiative
  • Understanding how agencies are dealing with bottlenecks (case studies)
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-18-013, "Recurring Traffic Bottlenecks: A Primer, Focus on Low-Cost Operational Improvements".
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
TRAFFIC BOTTLENECKS OPERATIONAL IMPROVEMENTS (3.1 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty (30) questions to earn 6 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

COURSE TITLE: Transportation Management Plans for Work Zones
COURSE NO: C07-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Transportation Management Plans for Work Zones
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course sets forth some basic guiding principles and describes a general approach for developing, implementing, and assessing TMPs. This course is a compendium of guidance material, available resources, and suggested practices to help develop, implement, and assess transportation management plans (TMP) for work zones.

 

Work zone objectives, needs, and issues vary from project to project. Therefore, it is ultimately up to the professional to establish procedures and implement TMPs that best serve the safety and mobility needs of the traveling public, highway workers, businesses, and community.

 

This 7 PDH online course is applicable to transportation planners, traffic engineers, agency personnel as well as design and construction personnel involved with the development, review, approval, implementation, and assessment of TMPs.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the purpose of transportation management plans
  • Learning the process for TMP development, implementation and assessment
  • Knowledge of potential TMP components
  • Implementing work zone impacts management strategies
  • Familiarizing with current TMP use, examples and practices
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the Federal Highway Administration Publication FHWA-HOP-05-066, "Developing and Implementing Transportation Plans for Work Zones".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Transportation Management Plans for Work Zones (1.44 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this FHWA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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