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Traffic Calming Devices Workshop. Prepared by City Engineering Department. Project Goals. Purpose of workshop Types of TDCs Available Considerations Recommendations and Analysis Informational Items NE 8 th & 10 th Avenues Considerations Discussion Review existing City policy.

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Traffic calming devices workshop

Traffic Calming Devices Workshop

Prepared by

City Engineering Department


Project goals

Project Goals

  • Purpose of workshop

  • Types of TDCs Available

  • Considerations

  • Recommendations and Analysis

  • Informational Items

  • NE 8th & 10th Avenues Considerations

  • Discussion

  • Review existing City policy


Purpose of workshop

Purpose of Workshop

  • Discuss the different types of TDCs available and their applicability for use throughout the City

  • Solicit input of preferences from the community and the Commission

  • Discuss and comments


Types of tdcs available

Types of TDCs Available

  • Passive Controls

    • Warning signs

    • Speed limit signs

    • Caution signs

    • Speed radar signs

    • Radar boards

    • Police speed enforcement


Types of tdcs available1

Types of TDCs Available

  • Active Controls - Vertical or horizontal deflections

    • Speed bumps

    • Speed humps

    • Speed pillows

    • Speed tables

    • Raised intersections

    • Intersection islands

    • Roundabouts

    • Splitter islands

    • Narrowed lanes

    • Lane offsets


Considerations

Considerations

  • Impact to neighborhoods

  • Thru traffic

  • Emergency vehicles response times

  • Fire rescue response times

  • Garbage truck pickup

  • Delivery vehicles

  • Pedestrian safety

  • Aesthetics

  • Cost of implementation and maintenance

  • Transfer of problems to other areas

  • Noise impacts due to stopping and accelerating


Recommendation and analysis

Discussion of the following

- Passive Controls

- Active Controls - Vertical or horizontal deflections

Speed bumps

Speed humps

Speed pillows

Speed tables

Raised intersections

Intersection islands

Roundabouts

Splitter islands

Narrowed lanes

Lane offsets

Recommendation and Analysis


Passive controls

Passive Controls


Speed bumps humps

Speed bumps & humps


Speed pillows

Speed pillows


Speed tables

Speed tables


Raised intersections

Raised intersections


Intersection islands

Intersection islands


Roundabouts

Roundabouts


Splitter islands

Splitter islands


Narrowed lanes

Narrowed lanes


Lane offsets

Lane offsets


Informational items

Informational Items

  • Present TDCs being installed

    - Speed Tables per BCTD Standard

  • Coordination with Fire and Police

    - Emergency response impacts

  • Majority of installs based on residents request

  • TDCs have a positive impact on crime prevention


Ne 8 th and ne 10 th avenues considerations

NE 8th and NE 10th Avenues Considerations

  • Options to conversion from one way to two way traffic

    - Install speed tables on each avenue to

    slow traffic

    - Eliminate the NB thru movement from the

    10th Ave. signal to reduce cut thru traffic

    - Eliminate the SB and NB left turns at 8th

    Ave. leaving only the WB left for Sage

    plaza or eliminate the signal all together


Discussion

Discussion

  • Discussion of presentation and input from residents and Commission


Review existing city policy

Review Existing City Policy

  • Review of existing policy for potential changes


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