Traffic Operations and Roadway Safety


Traffic Operations and Roadway Safety has an active program of research in the traditional and innovative areas of traffic engineering. This division has a long history of producing valuable and implementable research results that advances the state-of-the-art and provide practitioners with the type of information they need to improve many aspects of the transportation system.

Traffic Operations and Roadway Safety consists of:

Featured Research
Enlightening Sign Time: TTI Helps Spread the Word about New National Retroreflectivity Standards

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) publishes the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) establishing national standards for all traffic signs. All agencies that maintain public roadways use the MUTCD to ensure signs and markings are uniform in their design and placement.

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