The City of Harrisonburg is committed to improving the quality of life in our neighborhoods and addressing traffic-related safety issues throughout the City. The purpose of traffic calming is to address problems related to speeding and "cut-through traffic" conditions in residential neighborhoods and on streets classified as local or residential roads. Traffic Calming focuses on slowing traffic without restricting movement.
This program was developed to address existing city owned streets, as well as streets that are developed as part of future subdivisions.
The intent of this program is to resolve traffic problems starting with the least restrictive measures, and proceeding through a step by step program. The program stresses a philosophy that incorporates the 5 E's:
[1.6MB] Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program Guide, updated November 2012
To request police radar, speed trailer, and/or enforcement of speeds on your street, please contact the Harrisonburg Police Department's Operations Division at 540-434-4436.
Still have questions or wish to enroll your neighborhood in the Traffic Calming Program? Contact the Public Works Department by email at email@example.com or call 540-434-5928.
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