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Traffic EngineeringPublic Works

The mission of our 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 people can move safely and efficiently throughout the City.

Services we provide:

  • speed survey information 
  • traffic volume data collection
  • road closure approval
  • traffic collision analysis
  • signal timing optimization
  • traffic-control plan review
  • traffic control devices and missing sign issues
  • vegetation obstruction complaints
  • special event coordination

For more information about Average Daily Volumes, Speed Surveys, Intersection Turning Movement Counts or other general roadway information:

Launch MAPS (Mapping Analysis & Printing System) - Select "Transportation" in the Layers

Emergency Hotlines:

Traffic Signal Hotline: (805) 560-7518 (emergency press "1")
Streetlight Hotline: (805) 564-5416 

Policies Regarding Stop Signs

General Information about Stop Signs and Speed Control
PDF DocumentWhat is the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)?


Contact Us

Traffic Engineering office is located at
630 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 

Correspondence can be directed to
 P.O. Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990

Phone: (805) 560-7518


Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018
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