Traffic Engineering Division
Provide safe and efficient movement of pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular traffic.
The Traffic Engineering Division:
- Plans, designs, monitors, controls, and coordinates the City's traffic signals.
- Optimizes the timing of signals along major traffic corridors within the City.
- Responds to requests to improve safety on the roadway and bikeway system throughout the City.
- Reviews development permits for traffic issues.
- Issues permits for over-sized vehicles.
- Gives advice to citizens on permits for refuse bins.
- Conducts parking and traffic studies and designs.
- Reviews and conducts traffic control analyses.
- Implements neighborhood traffic calming programs.
- Reviews and designs signage and striping on roadways.
- Supports and participates in the following committees:
- Supports and participates in programs of various agencies and transportation groups, which include the following:
- Increase safety for pedestrians and bicyclists through implementation of new or improved facilities such as bike lanes and intersection improvements.
- Enhance safety and reduce delays for all users of the City roadway system through implementation and installation of new innovative technologies.
- Review, design and install traffic signals, traffic signal modifications, and other traffic related infrastructure improvements as needed to maintain level of service and safety.
- Maintain and upgrade traffic and parking facilities in an efficient and timely manner.
- Apply for and process traffic, pedestrian and bicycle-related grants to augment the City's finances for improving traffic, pedestrian, and bicycle-related infrastructure.
- Improve efficiency and productivity of Traffic Division through continued training on new technology and cross-training of job duties and skills.
Central Park Bicycle and Pedestrian Access Study
De Soto Avenue Traffic Calming Study
San Tomas-Saratoga Creek Trail On-Street Portion Enhancement
Feasibility Study for City of Santa Clara’s Trail Network Expansion
For more information, contact the Traffic Engineering Division at (408) 615-3000 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bay Area Traffic Information (www.511.org)