The main goal of this online training is to introduce the fundamentals of practical data science relevant to transportation and roadway experts. Various aspects, such as the use of different data processing tools, data visualization, data mining and artificial intelligence will be discussed through online hands-on tutorials.
Road safety audit and inspections serve the common purpose of identifying risk factors related to road design or traffic control that may lead to crashes, or make crashes more severe. In many cases, they also assist network highway operators and city traffic departments in identifying engineering weaknesses and hazardous locations, even in the absence of robust traffic injury data.
This on-line training workshop will cover the main technical issues regarding Road Bridge Management, Inspection and Maintenance. The contents will be based on international standards as well as the hands-on experience of the course instructors. The workshop is addressed at highway agency executives and private sector contractors. The topics of the workshop go from the basic knowledge of Road Bridges and their main characteristics, to the visual inspection activities, until the most up-to-date concepts of Bridge Asset Management.
This on-line training course is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge of the basic concepts and recent advances related to pavement design, analysis and construction. Participants will be guided through various interactive course modules to develop skills and knowledge to employ standard guidelines and specifications related to both flexible and rigid pavements.
Selecting a road safety countermeasure can thus be a life-or-death decision: specifiers need to understand certain criteria with regards to available systems or design scenarios, and also have a clear understanding of applicable standards, as well as site-specific conditions where they are to be used. This course reviews the state of knowledge and presents processes to determine appropriate road engineering countermeasures based on these site conditions.
Safety performance determines how and why these failures occur on a road network, even in the absence of robust crash data, and gives additional answers to determine what can be done to prevent similar incidents in the future and build more robust economic cases supporting road safety investments.