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Transportation & Traffic
A staff of engineers and technicians provide for the safe and efficient movement of goods and people throughout the City by performing traffic operations, transportation planning and design functions. Examples of these functions include responding to requests for traffic signs and markings, monitoring traffic signals and street lighting, analyzing impacts and reviewing plans for various development projects, and implementing safe bicycle, pedestrian and equestrian facilities as well as roadway and intersection improvement projects.
Complete Streets Policy Adopted by the City Council
The City of Livermore is committed to creating and maintaining Complete Streets that provide safe, comfortable, and convenient travel along and across streets through a comprehensive, integrated transportation network that serves all categories of users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, persons with disabilities, motorists, movers of commercial goods, users and operators of public transportation, emergency responders, seniors, children, youth, and families.
On January 28, 2013 the Livermore City Council unanimously approved the City’s Complete Streets Policy, click here to see the policy. This policy was developed to provide guidance for residents, decision makers, staff, and various partners to ensure that multimodal elements are incorporated into all transportation improvement projects. Potential improvements that will be considered with these goals in mind include travel lanes that accommodate commercial and transit vehicles, sidewalks, shared use paths, bicycle lanes, bicycle routes, paved shoulders, traffic signals, trails, street trees and landscaping, planting strips, accessible curb ramps, crosswalks, refuge islands, pedestrian signals, signs, street furniture, bicycle parking facilities and lockers, public transportation stops and facilities, transit priority signalization, and other features assisting in the provision of safe travel for all users.
For background on the City’s Complete Streets policy click here.
Various Transportation and Traffic Related Documents Available:
On high pollution days, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issues Spare the Air notices to the public, asking them to voluntarily refrain from polluting activities. Listen for these notices on the radio or TV, or check out this website.
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