Events / Meetings

Roundabouts Down Under

When:

USA Time Zone: Thursday, June 17, 2021 -- 6:00 - 7:30 PM ET

Australia Time Zone: Friday, June 18, 2021 -- 8:00 - 9:30 AM AEST

This webinar was developed by the ITE Traffic Engineering Council and led by the Australia New Zealand District.


Webinar Description:

This webinar will give an overview of successful roundabout installations in Australia over the last 50 years and in the USA more recently. It will present examples where metering signals have been installed when a roundabout reaches capacity. The webinar will discuss the analysis techniques and the process for deciding between a roundabout and signalization for arterial intersections. The safety and place-making benefits of roundabouts will be emphasized.

Learning Objectives:
Attendees of this webinar will be able to:

  • Recognize the concept of a metered roundabout
  • Outline the benefits of metered roundabouts
  • Review Australia’s experience with roundabouts over 50 years
  • Describe the options for analyzing the traffic performance of roundabouts and metered roundabouts
  • Define the decision-making process when choosing between signals and a roundabout for arterial intersections

Speakers:

  • David Nash, Principal |Traffinity | Melbourne, Australia
  • Chirag Safi, Senior Traffic Engineer | O’Brien Traffic | Melbourne, Australia
  • Ken Sides, PE, PTOE, CNU-a, LCI, RLRM, Senior Transportation Engineer | Sam Schwartz Engineering | Tampa, Florida, USA

Fees:
No Charge to Register for the webinar

Registration for webinar includes a live web event and an archived recording with access for 30 days to each registrant and a webinar evaluation that provides a certificate of completion only. PDHs not included; please see PDH Credit Certificate section for more information on receiving PDHs.

PDH Credit Certificate -- 1.5 Credits: If you would like PDH Credit for this webinar, there is a processing fee for each registrant of $15 members/ $25 nonmembers to receive 1.5 PDH credits certificate. Instructions and links will be provided at the conclusion of the live webinar.

 
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