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Traffic Engineering

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Traffic Engineering and Design
Evaluates, proposes, and designs improvements to the City circulation system. Responsible for the design, timing and coordination of the traffic signal system, and the installation and maintenance of Bicycle/Pedestrian Facilities and Programs  including bike lockers. Provides for professional engineering design of capital improvement projects related to traffic and parking. Responds to citizen requests concerning traffic and parking. Provides staff support to Transportation and Public Works Commission and Downtown Commission

Organization chart for Traffic and Parking [PDF]                         League of American Bicyclists

2018 Engineering and Traffic Survey

2017 Annual Traffic Safety Report

Current Traffic Conditions

Pacific Ave. Contraflow Lane Dos & Don'ts

Stop Sign Installation: Frequently Asked Questions

Speed Hump Installation: Frequently Asked Questions

Current and Recent Projects

How to Drive a Roundabout

How to Use Bike Lanes with Green Markings

What's a Sharrow?



Current Transportation Projects Map

Click on the symbols below to learn more about transportation projects that are currently in the design or construction phase. 


For more information please contact:
James Burr

Transportation Manager
Fax: 831-420-5161


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