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Want to Tame Traffic in Your Neighborhood?

Mark your Calendar:  September 12, 6:30 -7:30 p.m.

One of three different signs available for slowing down traffic on residential streets where neighbors are participating in a traffic calming program guided by SDOT.


Sick and tired of cars racing through your neighborhood?  Worried about the safety of pedestrians and bicycle riders on your streets – especially concerned for your own or neighbors’ children? Wish you could do something about it?  Well, you can.  Did you know SDOT has a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program?

The department will hold a Traffic Safety Meeting on Tuesday, September 12,  from  6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Lake City Library located at 12501 28th Avenue NE.   The meeting is an opportunity to learn all about the options available to help you and your neighbors tame the traffic on your street.  The gathering is open to everyone, not just residents of Lake City.  For example you’ll learn about speed watch trailers and enforcement, neighborhood signs like the one seen in the graphic above and more.    You’ll be told what steps you must take to get the ball rolling and the criteria the SDOT uses to prioritize projects.  You’ll hear about possible funding for your neighborhood program and you’ll see a demonstration on the proper use of radar speed guns.

So, stop commiserating with your neighbors about the speeders on your street and do something – come to the meeting and start to take control – you can tackle and tame traffic in your neighborhood and we’ll be delighted to help you!

For more information, please visit our Neighborhood Traffic Control Program website.