the issue of Neighborhood Traffic Calming was brought before the Traffic/Transportation
Commission in 1994 there have been many advances in this traffic engineering/planning
specialty within the City of Calabasas. The City has implemented various creative means of
reducing traffic speeds and cut-through-traffic on residential streets within Calabasas.
The goals of creating a more livable environment are being implemented by a team
consisting of the Transportation/Intergovernmental Relations Department,
Traffic/Transportation Commission and Calabasas Citizens.
process of implementing a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Process within the City has
Creation of an Education Method for Traffic Calming.
Creation of an Operational Method for Traffic Calming.
Creation of a Neighborhood Traffic Calming Toolbox detailing various
acceptable traffic calming tools available to the Transportation/Intergovernmental
Relations Department and Commission as well as community residents.
Mass mail out and analysis of Neighborhood Traffic Calming Surveys.
Breakdown of the City into twelve (12) distinct regions each with specific needs and
Assist in the design of the Bellagio Roundabouts.
Advertisement of Regional Traffic Calming Workshops in numerous
Numerous Community Workshops with homeowners associations, residents,
as well as other stakeholders to receive input, to provide information, and establish
The most important goal of the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program was to
create a community/resident driven process- not a staff dictated process. This not only
maintained overall support of the program, but also provides a long term and effective
means of traffic calming.
For more information regarding the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program,
please contact the
In 1995, the concept of Neighborhood Traffic Calming
was introduced to the City. Since then, the City of Calabasas
Transportation/Intergovernmental Relations Department, along with the
direction of the Traffic & Transportation Commission defined
policies, goals and objectives for the Neighborhood Traffic Calming
Project (NTCP). Phase I of the NTCP was completed in 1999. Lessons
learned from Phase I were analyzed and incorporated into Phase II.
Details of Phase II include the following:
Performance Evaluation Survey
As directed by the Traffic/Transportation
Commission, a traffic calming questionnaire was distributed in the
Spring 2000 newsletter.
Areas in which no NTCP solutions have been
deployed yet have had a workshop to go over what was recorded in the
previous workshops and surveys of the region. The region will then be
asked what issues they feel need to be addressed and possible
solutions that staff can offer to remedy those issues.
As per the direction of the Commission, areas in
which NTCP solutions were implemented will be re-evaluated and the
area re-assessed for any other solutions that may be deployed as part
of NTCP Phase II.
Comprehensive summaries of the workshops
presented to the Commission in the month following (refer to
Phase II of the NTCP will cover all of the City. It
is intended that each region will have a workshop conducted. In areas
that were covered in Phase I, the workshops will cover what problems
were identified and what solutions were implemented. It will also
research into what other areas need traffic calming. Phase II will
also evaluate areas in which traffic calming measures were not
More questions? Please contact the Calabasas
City of Calabasas
Neighborhood Traffic Calming Project - Phase II
Region Prior to
|Evaluate Phase I
Forwarded to City Council
Regional workshops were held prior to TTC meeting at 6:00PM in City Hall Council, Chambers.