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Traffic Planning/ Development

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The Traffic Planning/ Development section is responsible for maintaining existing traffic levels of service, forecasting future traffic demands, assists in neighborhood traffic issues, and provides planned improvements for adequate transportation infrastructure to meet the future traffic and circulation demands of year 2030 and beyond.


Traffic Planning
This  section is responsible for the implementation of the Master Plan of Bikeways (MBP), the Master Plan of Highways (MPH), Congestion Management Program (CMP), Transportation Demand Management (TDM) programs, and the Circulation Element of the City's General Plan.  In a ddition, this section also deals with various grant programs including: OCTA Measure M2, Safe Route to Schools (SRTS), Highway Safety Improvements Projects (HSIP) and Intersection Capacity Enhancement (ICE) grants along major corridors and intersections through-out the City.  These types of grant programs typically involve inter-agency coordination with surrounding agencies such as CalTrans, OCTA, City of Newport Beach, City of Santa Ana, and City of Huntington Beach to provide a wide range of traffic improvements. 

Traffic Development
This section manages the City's Traffic Impact Fee program, which involves the review of mitigation of citywide traffic impacts resulting from private development projects, both large and small.  This section reviews and provides comments for on-site development and circulation plans for conformance to City standards.  In addition, the Development section also assists with neighborhood traffic concerns, including: residential traffic calming, sight distance restrictions, red curb requests, stop sign requests, no parking for street sweeping and "resident" only permit parking requests.