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Traffic Signal Timing 201 Part 1 of 3: Detection Technologies and Design

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Florida LTAP Center presents this webinar series on Traffic Signal Timing 201 – Detection, Preemption/Priority, and Coordination. This is part 1 of a 3 part series. This webinar series of three two-hour webinars builds upon the Traffic Signal Timing 101 program and is designed to provide participants with an understanding of advanced signalized intersection control topics. This series addresses the basics of detection technologies and design, signal preemption and priority, and traffic signal coordination.

In this first session, we will introduce the course, along with its objectives, goals, and a glossary of terms. We will also discuss the following topics: History, Inductive Loops, Microwave, Video, Pedestrian Detection, Low-Speed Approaches, High-Speed Approaches, and Pedestrian (ADA / PROWAG) Considerations.

Learning Objectives

✔ Understand technologies used for the detection of all road users.
✔ Understand vehicular detection strategies for low-speed and high-speed approaches.
✔ Understand ADA / PROWAG accessibility considerations for pedestrian detection.
✔ Understand the applications for preemption and priority, and their benefits and impacts.
✔ Understand the basics of traffic signal coordination, including cycle length, split, offset, and sequence.


  • Pete Yauch, P.E., PTOE, RSP2i, IMSA III, Vice President Emeritus, Iteris, Inc.
  • John Albeck, P.E., PTOE, Traffic Operations Program Manager, Iteris, Inc.

🚩This course offers 2 PDH’s for fully viewing the webinar.
🚩Please note – space for this webinar is limited, and Florida local agencies are being given first priority!

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April 4
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Florida LTAP Center
(813) 974-4450
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