Traffic, parking, and pedestrian and bicycle issues are important to Lafayette. The City employs a full-time Transportation Planner to provide professional and technical recommendations on local, sub-regional, and regional transportation planning and policy issues.
A wide variety of services and information resources are provided to the public, covering the following topics:
- Traffic Concerns
Do you have a concern about vehicle, bicycle or pedestrian safety in your neighborhood or elsewhere in Lafayette? Submitting a Transportation Action Request Form is the first step towards review of your traffic and transportation concern, such as changes in parking regulations, or installing stop signs, crosswalks, or traffic calming measures. Information gathered from action requests and also from traffic counts helps the City plan for future improvements.
- Walking and Biking in Lafayette
Interested in learning more about safe and enjoyable bicycling, or plans proposed for improving pedestrian and bicycle pathways within Lafayette? A variety of tips, plans and local studies are available for your review.
- Transportation Options
Considering alternatives to driving alone, or interested in transportation services available to school children or seniors? Public transportation offers a number of options, from BART and carpooling, to school bus and senior transportation services.
Includes information on parking locations, residential parking permits, and parking citations.
- Commissions and Committees
The City of Lafayette's Circulation Commission advises the City Council on matters pertaining to traffic safety, parking, and pedestrian/bicycle issues, and is advised in turn by the Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC).
- Regional plans and programs are developed and administered at the County level by Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Southwest Area Transportation Committee (SWAT), and at the San Francisco Bay Area regional level by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
1. Lamorinda Transit Service Alternatives Study
- Local Plans and Studies:
James Hinkamp, Transportation Planner, (925) 299-3229.