Traffic Engineering

Provide the City of Santa Barbara with effective traffic control and street designs that maximizes safety, quality, reliability and efficiency for all modes of travel.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Collect, analyze, and interpret traffic information needed to

optimize the transportation system to meet travel demand and

City policy for equality between all modes of travel.


Monitor traffic collision records to identify collision patterns and

high collision locations. Work to prevent future collisions by

identifying and implementing engineering countermeasures,

and by collaborating with the Police Department.


Respond to public requests, suggestions, and inquiries for

changes in parking and traffic control.


Provide direction in the design and construction of public and

private improvements to ensure traffic safety and minimize

travel impacts.


Support Police enforcement efforts by completing speed

surveys.


Operate a coordinated traffic signal system to maximize safety,

minimize delay, and be responsive to pedestrian, cyclist, and

motor vehicle needs.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Create an annual crash analysis report for Santa Barbara that

will be used to identify locations in need of crash mitigation and

increased enforcement efforts to improve safety.


Complete speed surveys on 12 streets to support Police

enforcement of established speed limits.


Complete travel time studies on three corridors annually as a

tool to assess and improve traffic signal coordination (Citywide

three year rotation, nine corridors total).


Complete annual traffic counting effort and post count data to

City's MAPS system.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

OTHER PROGRAM MEASURES