USLIMITS2: A Tool to Aid Practitioners in Determining Appropriate Speed Limits*


December 11, 2019 @ 2:00–3:30pm ET / 11:00am–12:30pm PT

You are invited to register for this free webinar, sponsored by FHWA, about the USLIMITS2 speed setting tool. USLIMITS2 is a web based tool designed to help practitioners set reasonable, safe, and consistent speed limits for specific segments of roads. USLIMITS2 is applicable to all types of roads ranging from rural local roads and residential streets to urban freeways. However, the tool is not applicable to school zones or construction zones.

Registration: You must register in advance in order to attend this webinar. Space is limited so please register as soon as possible. Once you register you will receive an email with login instructions. Non-USDOT employees must have an FHWA external collaboration account to register. If you do not have an account please click here to request one. Once you receive your account confirmation you can then register online here.

This webinar will begin with an overview of USLIMITS2, how it works, the decision rules behind the tool that lead to the speed limit recommendations, recent updates made to the tool, and plans for future updates. This presentation will be followed by presentations from  a local agency and a State agency discussing how they have used USLIMITS2 and the benefits that have been recognized.

Presentations:

  • USLIMITS2: An Overview presented by Doug Cobb, PE, PTOE, RS1, Transportation Operations and Safety Lead, Toxcel
  • The City of Maryland Heights, Missouri’s Experience with USLIMITS2, by Debbie Wright, PE, Engineer II, City of Maryland Heights Department of Public Works
  • The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Experience with USLIMITS2, by Eamon Flannery, EIT, Transportation Engineer III, Connecticut Department of Transportation