Traffic calming is a proactive attempt to improve the livability of residential neighborhoods and promote pedestrian activity in service districts.
Traffic Calming Process:
1. CIP Meetings to obtain consensus on project.
2. City creates design options.
3. Neighborhood picks design.
4. City ballots affected property owners.
5. 50% response required with 2/3 in favor.
6. Temporary measures installed for 3-4 months.
7. Permanent measures installed.
8. One year after permanent installed, evaluation of how well measure has worked.
2015 Traffic Studies Summary
City Traffic Calming Project Updates
City Traffic Calming Guidelines
Charlottesville: How to Stop Speeding on City Streets
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