The Traffic Signal Academy provides a wide range of training topics and resources designed to support a workforce of skilled, knowledgeable professionals to design, operate and maintain Connecticut’s traffic signals.

Traffic Signal Academy sample topics include:

  • Traffic Signal Design and Operations
  • Signal Timing Concepts
  • MUTCD Considerations for Signalized Intersections
  • Reading Signal Plans
  • Construction Math
  • Automated Traffic Signal Performance Measures (ATSPM)
  • "What's in the cabinet and how does my design affect it?"
  • Controller Programming
  • Detector Systems
  • Advanced Controller Operations
  • Intersection Work Zone Safety
  • Controller Troubleshooting
  • Installation, Maintenance and Liability Concerns for Traffic Signals
  • Roundtable discussions on various technical topics

*Traffic Signal Academy Program classes are free of charge, unless otherwise noted.


Traffic Signal Champion Program
Connecticut Traffic Signal Champion Program. Participants who complete 40 credit hours of courses in the Traffic Signal Academy will receive a certificate as a Traffic Signal Champion at our annual graduation ceremony.

Workshop Schedule

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