traffic engineering

noun
a branch of civil engineering concerned with the design and construction of streets and roads that will best facilitate traffic movement.

Origin:
1930–35

traffic engineer, noun
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traffic engineering
 
n
a discipline which includes the design of highways and pedestrian ways, the study and application of traffic statistics, and the environmental aspects of the transportation of goods and people

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In traffic engineering control of left turns is usually called access management.
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