Services Offered

The Transportation Improvement Association offers the following transportation engineering services to its government members in Michigan:

  • Attend Community Traffic Safety Committee Meetings
    TIA’s Director of Engineering, a licensed traffic engineer, will attend any traffic safety committee meeting as requested.
  • Crash Data Analysis
    Produce crash history reports to analyze traffic crash data in a variety of different types of reports specific to any UD-10 attributes reported.
  • Cut-Through Traffic Studies
    Using traffic data collection and field observation, report on cut-through traffic issues.
  • Gap Studies
    Conduct a gap study for the purpose of data collection requirements needed in determining appropriate traffic control device warrants.
  • On-Street and Off-Street Parking Capacity
    Using nationally recognized standards, determine parking capacity and provide recommendations.
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Studies
    Collect data and make recommendations on pedestrian and bicycle facilities and crossings.
  • Review of Traffic Control Plans
    Review construction/work zone traffic control plans for compliance with the Michigan Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MMUTCD).
  • Review of Traffic Impact Analysis
    Review a Traffic Impact Analysis for data accuracy and completeness.
  • Review of Traffic Impact Studies
    Review a Traffic Impact Study for data accuracy and completeness.
  • School Studies
    Collect traffic data, make site visits to observe operations, and then make recommendations on appropriate traffic control plans and devices.
  • Sight Distance Studies
    Make field observations and take measurements to determine compliance with applicable standards.
  • Speed Limit Studies
    Conduct field studies of traffic flow and site conditions to determine an appropriate speed limit recommendation.
  • Stop/Yield Sign Studies
    Collect traffic data, take measurements, and make field observations to determine the appropriate traffic control for an intersection.
  • Traffic Calming
    Collect traffic data, take measurements, and make field observations so a recommendation on traffic calming can be determined.
  • Traffic Data Collection (Location Specific)
    • Axle Classification
    • Gap
    • Speed
    • Turning Movement
    • Volume
  • Traffic Signal Warrant Studies
    Collect traffic data required to determine the applicability of traffic signal warrants in accordance with the MMUTCD.