Traffic Operations

City of Palo Alto Transportation Wideload Permit
Wide Load permits are required for any oversized vehicle traveling on Palo Alto city streets.
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Embarcadero Road/El Camino Real Corridor and Intersection Improvements Project
The second phase of the Embarcadero Road Improvements.
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Speed Limit
Speeding and speed control is a citywide concern.
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Street Network
The streets of Palo Alto are categorized into the five categories.
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Signing/Striping
Signs and striping are generally used to convey certain regulations, warning and guidance that could not otherwise be made clearly understandable.
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Traffic Control
Proper traffic control is required in construction areas to reduce accidents, confusion to motorists and damage to private and public property including minimizing impacts to traffic flow.
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Transportation Data
The Transportation division collects traffic speed and volume data when required for certain projects, for traffic calming-related requests, or when requested by individual citizens.
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