Joint SSUG/SimCap Local Meeting
Join the Signal Systems and Simulation/Capacity Users Group in Wilmington for a half-day of professional development and technical presentations.
TIMING IS OF THE ESSENCE
March 24, 2017
Halyburton Park, Event Center
4099 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412
9:45 AM – 10:10 AM
10:10 AM – 10:15 AM
Welcome and Overview
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Introduction to NCHRP Report 812: Signal Timing Manual – 2nd Ed.
Speaker: Alison Tanaka, Kittelson and Associates
Description: This session will discuss the latest national guidance produced on signal timing and provide time to answer questions related to the guidebook.
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM
NCDOT Signal Timing Manual
Speaker: Jennifer Portanova, NCDOT Central Office System Timing (COST) Section
Description: Jennifer will discuss the latest version of the new NCDOT Signal Timing Manual for use by practitioners in both state, municipal, and private agencies.
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch is included as part of the reservation fee. We will be catering “Middle of the Island”, with food choices including local seafood and sides.
1:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Signal Analysis Made Easy – Bringing Back-of-the-Envelope Back
Speaker: Bastian Schroeder, Kittelson and Associates
Description: Bastian will present an overview of the new planning-level signal analysis method in the HCM 6th Edition, and the HCM Planning and Preliminary Engineering Application Guide. The method allows back-of-the-envelope signal capacity analysis, without software!
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
NCDOT Guidelines and Review Process – Present and Future
Speaker: Mike Reese, Jim Dunlop NCDOT; Gavin Teng, Accelerate Engineering
Description: The three speakers will discuss the latest NCDOT guidelines for Traffic Impact Analyses, discuss TIA guidelines and scoping and review process, and design guidelines.
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Speaker: Chris Cunningham, ITRE, Moderator
Description: This session features open discussion and questions on any of the day’s topics. All speakers are invited to join as a panel for the roundtable.
- Joint SSUG/SimCap Local Meeting
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
- Wait List
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue: Halyburton Park
Venue Phone: (910) 341-0075
Venue Website: http://www.halyburtonpark.com/Address:
Halyburton Memorial Park contains a 58-acre nature preserve, a 1.5-mile walking and biking trail, picnic shelters and playground equipment, and a unique environmental education and events center.