Making Sense of Rulemaking for the MUTCD’s 11th edition

Making Sense of Rulemaking for the MUTCD’s 11th edition

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) is the national standard for all traffic control devices used in the United States on roads open to public travel.[i] There are two groups of target road users: 1) vehicle operators, including cyclists, and 2)...
Developing Intelligent Transportation Systems

Developing Intelligent Transportation Systems

Over the past century, America’s adoption of the automobile has accelerated the nation’s industrialization, created cities out of small towns, and contributed to exponential levels of growth. In 1908, Henry Ford began mass-producing the first affordable automobile,...
Building Capacity in Road Safety Professionals

Building Capacity in Road Safety Professionals

Photo by Zac Ong on Unsplash Following the decade ending in 2016, 320,874 people were killed in traffic crashes in the United States, and it’s estimated about 100 times that number of people were injured. After briefly trending downwards from 2009-2014, The National...
Where and when LED flashing signs work best

Where and when LED flashing signs work best

LED flashing signs have been sporadically popping-up on vulnerable roadways for the last two decades. These are traffic signs embedded with simultaneously flashing LEDs outlining the shape of the sign’s perimeter or warning message. The high-intensity flashing lights...