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 accident has occurred or concern that there may be a future accident; 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 City Hall, 409 South Main Street, Room 011, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.  Meetings are always open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend.

2019 Meeting Schedule:

February 13
April 10
June 12
August 14 - Cancelled
October 9
December 11


Meeting Agendas

Meeting Summaries


Commission Member Position  Area  Term
Mr. William Blessing Chair  Northeast Exp. 12-31-2019
Mr. Leonard VanWyk   Southwest Exp. 12-31-2020
Marian Lebherz   At-Large Exp. 12-31-2022
Mr. Chance Ebersold   Southeast Exp. 12-31-2022
Mr. Lawrence Kyle   At-Large Unexpired term 12-31-2019
Cpl. 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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