What is traffic engineering?
Traffic engineering is the field of engineering which deals with the planning, design, construction, and operation of roads, streets, and highways, their networks, terminals, access to abutting lands and relationships with other modes of transportation for the achievement of safe, efficient, and convenient movement of persons and goods. Traffic engineering applies engineering principles to existing transportation facilities to help solve transportation problems, and takes in account the knowledge of psychology and habits of users of the transportation systems.

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1. How are speed limits determined?
2. How can I make comments regarding Springfield traffic?
3. When should a traffic signal be installed?
4. What is traffic engineering?
5. Will a lower speed help reduce speeding?
6. Will a traffic signal reduce crashes at an intersection?
7. Does the City install "Children At Play" signs to slow traffic ?
8. Will more stop signs slow traffic on a street?