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traffic engineering

[′traf·ik ‚en·jə‚nir·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
The determination of the required capacity and layout of highway and street facilities that can safely and economically serve vehicular movement between given points.

traffic engineering

The ability to guarantee performance in a network for a certain amount of capacity for a certain amount of time. Also known as "traffic management," it implies the ability to analyze the current traffic load and dynamically make necessary adjustments to accommodate the different types of traffic or changing conditions. ATM is known for its traffic engineering capabilities. See traffic engineering methods, traffic shaping, traffic policing and ATM.
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Tenders are invited for Traffic Engineering And Transportation Planning Services
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The city's traffic engineering staff has modified signals at three intersections along Lyons at Orchard Village Road, Newhall and Wiley.
This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) is for the sole purpose of pre-qualifying prospective on-call traffic engineering entities on Qualification Statements and experience.
A comprehensive traffic engineering study of the Magnolia and Satsuma intersection was conducted in order to determine the need for a signal, said Irwin Chodash, the East Valley Department of Transportation traffic engineer.
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Representatives from the city of Glendale's traffic engineering department studied the street and concluded that the guidelines for a stop sign were not met, said Jano Baghdanian, the department's traffic engineer.
Traffic Engineering: The consultant shall perform services that will include, but not limited to: engineering and traffic surveys to establish prima facie speed limits throughout the City according to the most current California Vehicle Code and California Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, signal and stop warrants analysis for possible signal or stop sign installations, and general traffic engineering associated with the planning, design, studies and evaluation of traffic engineering projects.

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