Presentation on theme: "Traffic Calming Program Goals Traffic Calming Manual approved by City Commission on June 25, 2002 Reduce speed on residential streets Cut-through traffic."— Presentation transcript:
Traffic Calming Program Goals Traffic Calming Manual approved by City Commission on June 25, 2002 Reduce speed on residential streets Cut-through traffic routed back to collector and arterial roadways Preserve emergency vehicle access Increase safety for pedestrians
TRAFFIC CALMING PROCESS Resident requests traffic calming Speed / Volume Study conducted Results “scored” using matrix, must score a 2.5 to qualify for traffic calming Traffic Calming Plan is developed to specifically address the street Adjacent property owners must approve the plan by 2/3 majority vote Evaluation/Follow-up to measure impact
Doesn’t meet criteria Meets criteria High volume, mod. speed Mod. volume, high speed TRAFFIC CALMING CRITERIA
SPEED CUSHIONS 6’ FEET WIDE (FITS INSIDE LANE) 14’ LONG 3” HIGH 6 feet
Traffic Calming Results 29 City streets since 2002 11.3% reduction in speed 31.0% reduction in traffic volume
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