During the meeting, the ministers discussed a number of key topics including the GCC railway project, the memorandum of understanding on the Joint Data Centre for the Remote Ship Tracking System and the latest updates regarding the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
Although this document provides useful information on comprehension, preferences, human behavior, and decisionmaking with regard to signing, the Manual for Uniform Traffic Control Devices
provides official FHWA guidance in this area.
Requests for crosswalks on non-state roads are handled using standards outlined in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
, published by the Federal Highway Administration, the chief said.
The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
(MUTCD), published and maintained by the Federal Highway Administration, "defines the standards used by road managers nationwide to install and maintain traffic control devices on all public streets, highways, bikeways, and private roads open to public traffic." (5)
The meeting also stressed the continuation of the use of the Uniform Traffic Control Devices
manual for another year.
The rule, part of the Administration's 800-plus page Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices
, tells local governments they:
Federal guidelines for governing street signs, pavement markings and all other standards for streets and roads open to public traffic are published in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
But the newest federal manual on uniform traffic control devices
is still being drafted and details about how a HAWK could be used are still being developed, Barnett said.
Third, recognize that the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices
(MUTCD, http://mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov) provides guidance on residential traffic management.
Traffic signal control is so unsafe that the official Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
already in 1935 recommended the trial and use of less restrictive alternatives.
On June 25, at its annual meeting in Orlando, the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices
unanimously adopted PVA-proposed language including provisions to ensure that push buttons for pedestrian-actuated signals are operable from wheelchairs and on accessible routes to curb ramps.