The Citizen's Guide to Traffic Calming
As communities grow, it is important that residents and government leaders take steps to preserve their assets for future generations to enjoy. This guide contains information about calming traffic and maintaining livable communities. It is a tool to help make our neighborhoods the best and most desirable places to live.
Each of the guides four chapters has been organized to help you understand traffic calming and apply it to your neighborhood streets. You will find a wide array of information to help you plan street improvements.
Chapter 1 - Street Wise (Acrobat PDF)
Describes how streets are part of a region wide transportation system. It discusses the relationship between transportation and land use and describes the relationship between street design & speeding.
Chapter 2 - The Traffic Calming Process (Acrobat PDF)
Explains the background on traffic calming and demonstrates the link between well designed streets and high quality neighborhoods.
Chapter 3 - The Toolbox (Acrobat PDF)
Describes 20 traffic calming tools that can help address the problems you and your city have defined.
Chapter 4 - Resources (Acrobat PDF)
Includes the inventory forms and tools you need to survey and evaluate your streets.