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Community traffic study process

The traffic study process begins once a community or individual location is identified as the highest priority according to the evaluation process, described in more detail in the Traffic Calming Policy. City staff will work with the volunteer community traffic committee to determine the most appropriate traffic calming measures to address the identified concerns.

Stage 1: issues identification

(Typical duration: 2 to 6 months)

  • City initiates Community Traffic Study
  • Letter and questionnaire mailed to entire community to identify issues and request volunteers for Community Traffic Advisory Committee (CTAC)
  • Information session: gather and share information between The City and residents
  • City establishes Community Traffic Advisory Committee
  • Collect and analyze additional traffic and safety data
  • Establish study goals and objectives

Stage 2: traffic plan

(Typical duration: 2 to 5 months)

  • Identify potential solutions, engage CTAC and City
  • Letter and survey sent to entire community to introduce proposed plan and determine support from community
  • Information session: to present the proposed traffic calming plan to community
  • Modify proposed plan if required and as appropriate
  • Letter sent to community to inform of recommended plan details

Stage 3: implementation

(Typical duration: 12 months)

  • Recommended plan to Council for approval (if required)
  • Traffic measures are installed

Contact Community Transportation

To report a community traffic concern or to apply for a community traffic study, please complete the following online form.

Please note: If you are concerned about speeding in your community, please complete a Traffic Service Request​.

Speeding concerns

To report a speeding concern or dangerous driving, please contact the Calgary Police Service by:

  • Calling the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234
  • Completing a Traffic Service Request
  • Contacting your district office (see map​ for details) and speaking with a Community Liaison Officer.