Scottsdale's Neighborhood Traffic Management Program - Policies & Procedures
No matter where you live in Scottsdale, every neighborhood has concerns about traffic. It may not only be a safety issue, but a quality of life issue too.
For the past few years, Scottsdale’s Transportation Department has been working with neighborhoods throughout the city to address traffic concerns on a case by
The NTMP is separated into a two-step process; a Speed Awareness Program and traffic calming phase. In order for a neighborhood to be considered for the traffic calming phase, residents must first complete the Speed Awareness Program.
OCTOBER 2010 UPDATE
Scottsdale’s Transportation Commission revised the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program (NTMP) in Oct. 2010. Projects are heard by the Transportation Commission twice each year.
Read or download the updated NTMP policy.
There are two ways to demonstrate Neighborhood Support for a project:
Download the flyer describing the process if a petition is circulated here.
To read about previous project updates, click here.
This phase focuses on educating drivers and raising awareness throughout the neighborhood about traffic concerns, usually speeding and cut-through traffic.
Sometimes, this type of heightened awareness is all it takes for most Scottsdale neighborhoods, but some areas may need the help of the Police Department to
After completing the Speed Awareness phase, if residents still feel their quality of life is impacted by traffic, they can fill out a Neighborhood Traffic Management Interest form. This form must be signed by at least ten different residents along the same street.
Once the form is completed and approved, the request is placed on a list for traffic evaluation. Speed and volume data is collected by the Transportation Department and compared to the city’s approved criteria for traffic calming, provided there is support in the neighborhood.
NEIGHBORHOOD SUPPORT PHASE
To determine if your neighbors support the installation of traffic calming devices you have two options: