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Traffic Calming Design (Timed & Monitored)

Debra A. Kennaugh, P.E.

ITE defines traffic calming as “changes in street alignment, installation of barriers, and other physical measures to reduce traffic speeds and or cut-through volumes, in the interest of street safety, livability, and other public purposes.” The objectives of traffic calming include reducing speeds, promoting safe conditions, improving the environment, improving real and perceived safety, and discouraging use of residential streets by cutting through traffic. Traffic calming can reduce accidents, collisions, noise, vibration, pollution and crime. European traffic calming began as a grassroots movement in the late 1960’s. Angry residents of the Dutch city of Delft fought to cut through traffic by tuning their streets into woonerven, or “living yards.” This was followed by the development of European slow streets (designed for 20 mph) in the late 1970’s. In the U.S., a version of traffic calming was practiced as early as the late 1960’s and early 1970’s in such places as Berkeley, California and Seattle, Washington. There are a variety of traffic calming measures available that can provide speed and/or volume control for collector and local streets. The cost of these measures varies dependent upon the amount of construction required for implementation.

This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.

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