traffic engineering


Definition of traffic engineering

: engineering dealing with the design of streets and control of traffic

Other Words from traffic engineering

traffic engineer noun

Examples of traffic engineering in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Ohio Department of Transportation on Wednesday awarded $2.5 million to the city of Cleveland for a preliminary traffic engineering and economic development impact study of a proposal to extend the downtown Mall to the Lake Erie waterfront. Cliff Pinckard, cleveland, 22 July 2021 In 2018 the city hired traffic engineering consultant Kenig, Lindgren, O’Hara, Aboona Inc. at the request of Westside Home Owners Association, known locally as WHOA. Suzanne Baker,, 8 Dec. 2020 Parrott, the founder of a traffic engineering firm, has been in the House of Delegates since 2011. Washington Post, 16 Oct. 2020 There’s really no reason why cities can’t get the benefit of a more balanced management of the public right of way as well.’’ Of course, that balance comes with traffic engineering, congestion, and safety questions. Michael Laris,, 25 May 2020 Her professional focus is on traffic engineering, transportation planning, safe and intelligent transportation systems and walking and biking. Alison Steinbach, azcentral, 22 Apr. 2020 In 2011, then-Mayor Ed Lee appointed Reiskin — who had no experience in the transit world — as San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency director, overseeing Muni, bicycle and pedestrian safety, traffic engineering and parking. Annie Vainshtein,, 3 Apr. 2020 So says Bill Henry, the city's traffic engineering manager. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, 21 Dec. 2019 Scottsdale From 2016-18, the following intersections in Scottsdale had the most traffic collisions, according to Sam Taylor, a traffic engineering analyst for the city: Loop 101 and Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard: 143. Chelsea Curtis, azcentral, 17 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of traffic engineering

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of traffic engineering was in 1908

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“Traffic engineering.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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