At the conclusion
of the course, participants should be able to:
1) Learn how advanced signal technologies can improve transportation by
reducing congestion, improving traffic flow, lowering costs, and increasing
Marshall T. Cheek,
Traffic Engineer, Trafficware, Sugar Land, TX, USA
Marshall is the Product Manager for SynchroGreen and
ATMS.now at Trafficware. While at Trafficware, Marshall has been heavily
involved in the development and deployment of SynchroGreen Real-time
Adaptive Traffic Control System. Marshall has extensive knowledge of
adaptive traffic control systems, traffic signal timing and traffic
simulation. Marshall’s previous experience includes designing and
implementing traffic signals, specifically for bus rapid transit (BRT)
and light rail transit (LRT) systems. Marshall has studied, designed or
timed over 500 traffic signals. Marshall is a licensed professional
engineer in Texas and Florida.
Jim C. Lee, Principal, Lee Engineering, LLC, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Jim has three degrees in Civil Engineering – a
bachelor of science from the University of New Mexico, a Master of
Engineering from Penn State and a Ph.D. from the University of Oklahoma.
He has both public sector and private sector experience. He worked as a
traffic engineer for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation. He also
was City Traffic Engineer for the City of Amarillo, Texas and Director
of Transportation for the City of Beaumont, Texas. He started Lee
Engineering 24 years ago.
Thomas Urbanik, Senior Principal, Kittelson & Associates,
Inc., Round Rock, TX, USA
Tom is an international expert in the management and
operations of the transportation system including traffic signal
systems. His comprehensive experience in traffic signal system projects
including adaptive signal control, signal timing, transit signal
priority (bus, LRT, and streetcar), traffic signal preemption, and
diamond interchange operations. Tom has been active nationally in
establishing next generation traffic signal system concepts that include
a multimodal perspective on system operation that is performance based.
He has developed training material and workshops on traffic signal
control and freeway operations, conducted FHWA peer reviews of existing
agency practices, and promotes the benefits of regional transportation
system management and operations. He is principal author on the Second
Edition of the Traffic Signal Timing Manual.