McTrans Highway Capacity Analysis Webinar Series

Published: April 5th, 2017

Category: Centers, Events, Training, Uncategorized

This webinar series presents lectures, software demonstrations, and application examples on the Highway Capacity Manual (HCM6) procedures.  Step-by-step instruction of the HCM methodologies will be provided for each analytical chapter.  The Highway Capacity Software (HCS7) implements and automates the HCM procedures.  Each lecture will be followed by working example problems and a software demonstration. A comprehensive workbook is provided that includes all presentation slides.

Registration is provided in four sections (Streets, Unsignal, Freeways, and Highways) with the Overview included with any registration and a discount for the entire series.  All webinars will be limited to the first twenty-five registrations to ensure questions and discussion can be managed appropriately. (12 PDHs)

The series is organized as follows with all times as ET. Detailed course descriptions and registration can be found at


April 24 (2:00-3:30)        HCM and HCS Overview, Major Changes, Principles, Concepts


April 24 (3:30-5:00)        Signalized Intersections (NEMA, Phase Duration, Multiple-Period Analysis)

April 25 (2:00-5:00)        Urban Streets (Flow Profile, Access Points, Travel Time Reliability, ATDM); Ramp Terminals and Alternative Intersections (DDI, DLT, RCUT, MUT)


April 26 (2:00-3:30)        Unsignalized Intersections (TWSC, AWSC, Roundabouts, Corridors)


April 26 (3:30-5:00)        Freeway Segments (Basic, Weaving, Merge & Diverge)

April 27 (2:00-3:30)        Freeway Facilities (Travel Time Reliability, ATDM)


April 27 (3:30-5:00)        Highway Segments (Multilane Highways, Two-Lane Highways)