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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- traffic calming,
- traffic circle,
- traffic cop,
- traffic court,
- traffic island,
- traffic jam,
- traffic light,
- traffic manager,
- traffic pattern
Origin of traffic engineering
First recorded in 1930–35
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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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