What is it?
Traffic Calming is a means to discourage speeding and other unsafe driving behaviors. The process includes identifying a dangerous roadway and modifying the street’s design to slow or divert car traffic AND encourage responsible driving.
Does it work?
Yes. Traffic calming reduces traffic speed, reduces motor-vehicle collisions, and improves safety for pedestrians and cyclists. – Department of Transportation
Do you live on or near a dangerous street?
Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure (NDOT) provides a Neighborhood Street Traffic Calming Program. Projects are developed in concert with residents.
West Meade Hillwood Traffic Calming Projects | as of 9/9/2023.
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Please Note: The Neighborhood Street Traffic Calming (NSTC) Program is in high demand with applications covering close to 1,000 streets. Due to this high volume, the NSTC Team must use a methodology to rank and select streets. Selection criteria, program information and updates can be found on their website: Nashville Neighborhood Street Traffic Calming Program.
The next NSTC program application window will open on September 1, 2023, and remain open for 2 weeks.
Sign up for Traffic Calming updates on their website to stay up to date on the next selection, future application windows, and other announcements.