General Transportation

Overview

Complete Streets

Complete Streets integrate people and place in the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of our transportation networks by designing streets so pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, and transit riders can coexist peacefully and safely. Each complete street is designed according to each community’s unique needs that will ultimately provide safe access for all users, regardless of age.

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Congestion Management Process

The Congestion Management Process (CMP) is a collaboratively developed set of objectives, performance metrics, and strategies the Sacramento region uses to monitor and manage traffic congestion on select roadways that comprise its CMP network. The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requires all metro regions with a population of more than 200,000 to maintain a CMP. SACOG’s CMP forms part of its Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) and brings several benefits, including:

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Intelligent Transportation Systems

SACOG is working with local partners to plan and implement Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) projects to improve traffic flow and reduce vehicle emissions.

ITS projects use advanced technology and tools such as freeway ramp meters, dynamic message signs and traffic signal timing to provide real-time information on traffic conditions and coordinate operations at local traffic centers.