Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission

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Current Size: 80%

Board Description

The Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission reviews transportation (motor vehicle, bicycles, pedestrians, etc.) safety matters that are submitted to them either by citizens or by city staff and provides recommendations to the City on how to address the problem. Some issues reviewed have included: locations where multiple crashes occurred, a significant crash has occurred or concern that there may be a future crash; complaints about poor sight distance at an intersection; evaluation of the location of a new crosswalk before installation; or proposed changes in traffic patterns to improve safety.

Description of Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission in City Code Section 13-4-1 through 13-4-7.

Citizens with transportation safety concerns or issues may contact:

More information regarding the Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee of this commission


Meeting Date/Time/Location
Transportation Safety and Advisory Commission meetings are scheduled for the second Wednesday of even months (every other month) at 8:30am, and are held at the Lucy F. Simms Continuing Education Center.  Additional meetings are held during odd number months when necessary.

*Meetings are currently virtual.

For those unable to attend in-person public comments can be submitted via email.  Public comments must be received by 12:00pm (noon) the day prior to the meeting and will be shared with Commission members. Please email comments to:


Meeting Agendas and Summaries

Meeting Agendas and Summaries can be found at:


Commission Member Position  Term
Kyle Lawrence Chair Exp. 12-31-2022
William Blessing   Exp. 12-31-2022
Chance Ebersold   Exp. 12-31-2021
Marian Lebherz   Exp. 12-31-2021
John Scherpereel    Exp. 01-04-2024
Wayne Westfall Police  
Erin Yancey Public Works  

Questions or Comments?  Mail to City of Harrisonburg, Office of City Manager, Attn: (Board Member), 409 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.

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