October 28, 2016

Traffic Administration Course

Rationale

Local Government Unit employees especially those in the City Planning and Development Office, Traffic Management Office and City Engineering Office are main target for this course.  The training gives overview of what transportation planning is all about and its interaction with land use.  This also includes introduction to Traffic Engineering and management.  Basics of traffic impact assessment including rationale required analysis and components of the transportation system is also presented.  Different traffic measures employed locally and internationally will be discussed as well as basic traffic safety information and education programs are introduced.  Field work activity including data collection will be experienced by the participants for a more hands-on learning.  Lastly, candidates will understand specific institutional issues and the possible legal arrangements in setting up the traffic regulatory unit including laws related therein.

Target Participants

Municipal/City planners, Municipal/City engineers, traffic engineers, transportation planners, local and national government personnel involved in transportation and related functions.

Objectives

At the end of the training, the participants will be able:
1. To become familiar with transportation and traffic issues relevant to local traffic context;
2. To enhance their knowledge and skills in planning, management, and administration of transportation programs; and
3. To establish professional and friendly relationships among experts and other participants.

Course Outline

Module 1. Introduction to Transportation Planning
Module 2. Introduction to Traffic Engineering and Management
Module 3. Fundamentals of Traffic Impact Assessment
Module 4. Mobility Management
Module 5. Road Traffic Safety
Module 6. Introduction to Public Transportation Planning
Module 7. Data Collection and Management
Module 8. Institutional Framework

Participation Fee

Php 12,000 per person, inclusive of training kit, course materials, certificate with holder, lunch, and snacks.  Please make cheque payable to UP National Center for Transportation Studies Foundation, Inc. (UPNCTSFI).

Minimum Degree Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree.

Downloads

Application form can be downloaded here.
Required documents and payment details can be downloaded here.