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Taming Traffic: State of Practice

This report provides an overview of context-sensitive solutions (CSS) and their application throughout the DVRPC region. CSS is an approach to roadway planning in which transportation facilities complement the local context and accommodate all users. Section One discusses CSS techniques, including traffic calming, and highlights a series of local and international examples. Section Two summarizes DVRPC's Taming Traffic Program. Between 2005 and 2010, DVRPC conducted studies of 10 locations throughout the region, recommending a variety of CSS strategies.