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Traffic EngineeringPublic Works

The purpose of the Traffic Engineering section is to effectively manage and improve the transportation network by identifying and developing improvements that are responsive to the needs of all travel modes, so that people can move safely and efficiently throughout the City.

Here is a list of some common issues that Traffic Engineering handles:
speed survey information
curb painting requests
traffic volume data collection
commercial loading issues
road closure approval
traffic collision analysis
signal timing optimization
traffic-control plan review
traffic control devices and missing signs
vegetation obstruction complaints
traffic congestion management
special event coordination


 Report a Problem!
Request for Investigation

Streetlight or Traffic Signal Problems?
Traffic Signal Hotline: (805) 560-7518
Streetlight Hotline: (805) 564-5416

Contact Information:
Physical Address: 630 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1990 Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
Phone: (805) 560-7518
Fax: (805) 564-5467
Email Staff

State Street midblockDaily Traffic Volume Maps
Downtown/Main Map Download Map
Outer State Street & Hidden Valley Download Map
Montecito & Airport Area Download Map

Policies Regarding Stop Signs
General Information about Stop Signs and Speed Control
What is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)?

Disabled Persons Parking Information
Disabled Persons On-street Parking Application

Last Updated: Jun 29, 2015