Improving Traffic Signals for Bicycling and Walking

Jun 09, 2021


This is the first webinar in a two-part session, co-hosted by the Institute of Transportation Engineers, to explore multimodal traffic signal improvements. To register for the second episode, to be held on July 13, please visit

This webinar focused on how transportation professionals and practitioners can use traffic signals to make intersections safer and more comfortable for nonmotorized road users. Panelists, including Peter Koonce, PE, of Portland, Oregon, and Peter Furth, of Northeastern University, described strategies for improving intersections through signal timing, cycle lengths, speed management, protected phasing, and more. Presentations shared the latest advances and trends in managing traffic signals to prioritize bicycling and walking.



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