An outline process for developing, implementing and evaluating the results of a neighborhood wide traffic calming plan
4.4 Neighborhood-Wide Traffic Calming
The following is an outline process for developing, implementing and evaluating
the results of a neighborhood-wide traffic calming plan
• Meet with residents in the neighborhood to discuss the nature of the
problem and potential solutions. A residents committee would be struck to work
with local government staff.
• The residents committee and staff design a traffic plan.
• Sponsor an open house to provide informa tion on the plan.
• Survey the impacted residents for their opinion.
• Meet with residents committee to discuss survey results and revisions
(if necessary) to the plan.
• Survey again the abutting residents for their opinion of the changed
• Report to elected officials for approval and funding authority.
• Inform residents of elected officials action, next steps and timetable.
• Implement a six-month trial of the plan.
• Measure the traffic impacts of the calming measures including the impacts
on neighboring streets to ensure traffic (above an acceptable amount) has not
• Survey again the impacted residents for their opinion on the installed
temporary calming measures.
• Report to elected officials on the trial (if the trial includes diversionary
• Implement the plan on a permanent basis.