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TRN-2.03 - Arterial Traffic Calming Program

ARTERIAL TRAFFIC CALMING PROGRAM
Non-binding City Policy
NCP-TRN-2.03

 
PURPOSE
 
WHEREAS, the adopted Transportation Element of the City of Portland Comprehensive Plan recommended that a "Collector Recovery Program" be developed to address the negative impacts of excessive traffic volumes and speeds on residential Neighborhood Collector Streets; and
 
WHEREAS, on February 26, 1992, Ordinance No. 165132 established authorization and funding for the development of a "Collector Recovery Program" in the Bureau of Traffic Management (BTM); and

WHEREAS, the Citizens Advisory, Program Development and Technical Advisory Committees have developed, reviewed and approved the Arterial Traffic Calming Program with the following recommendations:
  • The program should be named the Arterial Traffic Calming Program (ATCP) to better describe the program and its purpose.
  • The program detailed in the final report should be adopted.
  • New education, enforcement and engineering tools should be investigated, developed, tested and evaluated by this program over the next several years for inclusion in the list of available program tools.
  • The program should be evaluated by a Citizens Advisory Committee and Technical Advisory Committee in six years, with the committee's recommended program changes forwarded to City Council for adoption.

 
POLICY
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and the City Council adopt the Arterial Traffic Calming Program, outlined in the Final Report attached as Exhibit A (PDF document 11,072kb).

 
HISTORY
Resolution No. 35183 adopted by City Council September 22, 2003.
Filed for inclusion in PPD June 1, 2004.