Traffic engineering provides for the safe and efficient movement of people and goods using cutting edge technology to maximize existing and future transportation infrastructure. Volkert has expertise in traffic engineering design, transportation planning/ studies and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). Staff design traffic control devices for vehicles and pedestrian traffic, evaluate traffic safety and provide recommendations for improved safety measures. Expertise includes transportation management plans for phased construction projects and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) to help coordinate, integrate and operate traffic systems. Clients include states, municipalities, metropolitan planning commissions, regional planning commissions and private developers.
Traffic Engineering Design covers traffic signal design, signing plans, pavement marking plans, Transportation Management Plans (maintenance of traffic during construction), roundabout design and traffic engineering design review.
Transportation Planning/Studies cover capacity analyses, data collection, feasibility studies, intersection evaluations, safety studies, simulation modeling, corridor studies, traffic calming studies, travel-time/delay analyses, travel-demand modeling, parking studies, pedestrian studies and traffic impact study preparation and review.
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) services include ITS Master Plans, adaptive signal control systems, Advance Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) non-obtrusive vehicle detection systems, system integration, freeway management systems, traffic operation center systems, CCTV, dynamic message signing and shared-lane signals/signing.