Introduction to Traffic Signals and Pedestrian / Cycle Crossing



A 2-day module providing delegates with an introduction to the issues involved in the design and implementation of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossings. This module is aimed at road safety, traffic management and development control professionals seeking to learn or improve their skills in the design of traffic signals and pedestrian/cycle crossing. The course consists of informal short lectures, practical workshops and discussion sessions, case studies and examples.

Aims and Objectives

  • To assist delegates to understand the issues involved in designing traffic signal junctions, improvements to signal junctions and pedestrian / cycle crossings 
  • To provide delegates with the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out their professional roles
  • To provide the opportunity for delegates to network and consider the advantages and dis-advantages of different forms of junction
  • To provide advice to delegates on their own projects and improve their design and implementation skills

Topics Covered

  • Principles of traffic signal control
  • Signal design workshop
  • Visit to traffic signal junction (subject to weather)
  • Designing for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Road safety issues
  • Capacity issues including capacity calculation and modelling
  • Traffic control strategies including bus priority 
  • Complex junctions
  • Design of Pelican, Puffins and Toucan crossings
  • Delegate Issues


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both the IHE and CIHT.

Dates of Next Courses

If you are interested in attending this workshop please contact us to register your interest.

Course Fees

£495 excluding VAT (VAT will be charged at the current UK Rate) 

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