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traffic engineering

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

First recorded in 1930–35
Related formstraffic engineer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for traffic engineering

traffic engineering

noun
  1. 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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