The Draft Neighborhood Traffic Management Program was adopted by the Santa Barbara City Council on November 9, 2001.
The Program establishes a process to include neighborhoods in the discussion of the effects of traffic on residential streets. Through a community process that includes education, community participation, enforcement, and design, the neighborhood will develop a Neighborhood Area Mobility Plan that addresses traffic and mobility concerns of residential areas throughout the City.
Since 2001 staff have worked in three neighborhoods: Oak Park, St. Francis and most recently, the Eastside neighborhood in 2013.
To improve pedestrian and traffic safety in Santa Barbara’s Eastside Neighborhood, the City of Santa Barbara Public Works Department, Transportation Division conducted a bilingual outreach effort in 2013 to help the neighborhood identify areas of concern and action steps to address those concerns. This booklet describes the process in which the neighborhood participated, the input they provided, and the plan of action they determined to address its concerns. City Council approved the Eastside Neighborhood Transportation Management Plan on July 23, 2013.