a branch of civil engineering concerned with the design and construction of streets and roads that will best facilitate traffic movement.
Origin of traffic engineering
First recorded in 1930–35
Related formstraffic engineer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for traffic engineering
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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