East Central Traffic Management Study

Countywide
PROJECT BUDGET n/a
PROJECT SPONSOR
TRANSPAC, TRANSPLAN
& CCTA
LOCATION:
East and Central County
STATUS:
Completed
Traffic
This study was commissioned after noticing traffic problems occuring significantly earlier than in other parts of the bay, with congestion beginning as early as 5:30am and lasting well past 9:00am.
The Authority worked extensively with TRANSPAC and TRANSPLAN in Central and East Contra Costa County to help find ways to make the morning commute a little easier. The study evaluates various strategies for keeping regional traffic on Route 4, and local traffic on the arterial streets. A primary strategy for traffic management that was explored in this study was the use of "single point metering," where through traffic is metered at an existing intersection to reduce downstream congestion and improve system operations. ...more