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Transportation Planning

About The Transportation Planning Section

The Transportation Planning section is responsible for planning the City’s future transportation needs, ensuring we support safety and mobility for our communities.   

Our section is involved with the General Plan Mobility Element, corridor studies, and active transportation as well as emerging technologies related to transportation like shared mobility.

Climate & Transportation 

***The Council Workshop has been moved to a new date - February 8, 2022 at 5pm.***

On February 8, 2022 at 5pm, City Council will have a workshop on Climate & Transportation and we invite you to attend!

This upcoming workshop will include:

  • An overview of the relationship between greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and transportation;
  • Guest speakers and outside experts on mobility and climate; and
  • Staff recommendations to advance goals through transformative projects and pursuit of critical funding.

Learn more HERE.

Current Programs and Projects

Find out more information about current work below.

 Programs:

Projects:

The Transportation Planning team are also members of project teams that are in design, which are listed here.

Curious about other projects that are already in the works, maybe going through environmental review, design, or construction?
Visit our partner's page in Engineering Services for those efforts. 

ADOPTED POLICIES, COMPLETED STUDIES, Plans AND Projects

Slow & Active streets

Learn more about Sacramento's pilot Slow & Active Streets.

Slow and Active Streets Sacramento logo graphic

Stockton Blvd Corridor Plan

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City Council approved the Stockton Blvd Corridor Plan in September 2021.

2nd Ave Street Closure

Rendering of 2nd Ave street closure with text that reads 2nd Ave Street Closure

In September 2021, the City close a portion of 2nd Avenue (between 34th Street and Broadway) as a measure to improve safety.

Wayfinding Process

Wayfinding sign with text that reads wayfinding

July 2021, City staff established a Wayfinding Process for wayfinding in the public right of way

Creative Crosswalk Criteria and Guidance

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On May 4, 2021, City Council approved the Criteria and Guidance for Creative Crosswalks

Vision Zero Top 5 Corridor Study

On February 16, 2021, City Council adopted the Vision Zero Top 5 Corridor Study

Vision Zero School Safety Study

On February 16, 2021, City Council adopted the Vision Zero School Safety Study.

Complete Streets Policy 

On December 10, 2019 City Council adopted Resolution 2019-0460 enacting the City's Complete Streets Policy

Envision Broadway in Oak Park

In March 2020, City Council approved the Envision Broadway in Oak Park corridor plan. As part of that planning effort, the city hosted a 2nd Ave Demonstration Project.

Grid 3.0 

Sacramento “Grid 3.0” is the City’s plan to integrate a number of planned transportation improvements and programs and to further enhance the downtown grid.

Bicycling on Sidewalks

Sacramento City Code revisions to laws regarding bicycling on sidewalks

 

 

Sacramento City Street Car Bike Bus