Reconsidering Traffic Calming

A regional advisory agency in Chicago advises local governments that traffic calming measures are not always the best approach to slowing traffic.
August 28, 2004, 1pm PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Traffic calming measures are not always the best approach, said a report released Wednesday by the Oak Brook-based DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference. Putting police officers on the street is the most-effective tool for enforcing traffic regulations, the report said. Instead, the conference recommends that towns do traffic studies and educate residents about the problems and possible solutions."

The full report, "Neighborhood Traffic Management In Dupage County, Illinois" (PDF, 1.1 MB) is available online.

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Published on Thursday, August 19, 2004 in The Chicago Tribune
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