The Traffic Engineering section of the Public Works Department facilitates the safe and efficient movement of traffic within San Bruno by applying advanced traffic and transportation engineering technology and methods. Through the implementation and maintenance of traffic tools and measures, we are able to:

  • Improve roadway conditions
  • Perform:
    • Traffic speed and volume studies
    • Speed limit evaluations
    • Minor traffic calming projects
  • Increase public safety

Traffic Signal Rehabilitation

This program repairs and replaces deteriorating traffic signal controllers and related accessories with new technologies or features that improve signal operations including above-ground traffic detection systems and improving signal visibility.

This project provides a traffic signal priority control system at designated State and City operated intersections that enables authorized emergency vehicles to activate signalized intersections for momentary right-of-way. This system allows emergency vehicles (fire, police, ambulance, etc.) to more safely cross intersections without traffic delay.

Traffic Calming

This program evaluates the traffic and pedestrian safety concerns, possible alternatives, and implements improvement projects to improve safety and enhance the livability of neighborhoods. Program activities include:

  • Traffic speed and volume studies
  • Speed limit evaluations
  • Education efforts
  • Police enforcement
  • Pedestrian safety warning systems installation in the downtown and in high volume pedestrian locations near schools
  • Traffic sign installation
  • Parking restrictions
  • Parking studies
  • Minor traffic calming capital projects

Traffic Requests / Complaints

For traffic issues, such as missing or damaged street signs, traffic signal outages and traffic calming needs, please File a Report Online.