· Fleet Maintenance Program
· Parking Program
· Transit Program (Bus
· Transportation Planning and Traffic
The fleet maintenance program maintains and repairs all City vehicles and construction
equipment except those used in fire and transit programs. The program goal is safe,
efficient, and reliable vehicles and equipment. This program has four major activities:
- Vehicle and Construction
Servicing and repairing autos, commercial vehicles, construction equipment, and emergency
generators; answering road calls for repair and towing of City vehicles; scheduling and
documenting maintenance services.
- General Equipment Maintenance
Performing mechanical and electrical repairs on small equipment; maintaining the fueling
and washing islands at the Corporation Yard.
Recommending vehicle and equipment replacements and writing specifications for
procurements; managing inventories of fuel, oil, tires, and replacement parts; performing
shipping and receiving tasks for the Corporation Yard.
- Safety and Environmental
Arranging state-mandated inspections for smog certifications, commercial vehicles, and
cranes; monitoring and disposing of hazardous materials for the Corporation Yard.
Key Department Contacts
Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering Program
The transportation planning and engineering program analyzes the Citys traffic
circulation systems and proposes changes to these systems. The program goals are 1) safe
and well-maintained streets 2) reduced air pollution and traffic congestion 3) less use of
single-occupant vehicles and 4) more walking, bike riding, bus riding, and carpooling.
This program has two major activities:
- Transportation Planning
Preparing and maintaining the General Plan Circulation Element as required by state law;
preparing and maintaining Short Range Transit Plans, the Parking Management Plan, the
Bicycle Transportation Plan, and the Pedestrian Transportation Plan; planning and
recommending capital improvement plan projects and operating program changes needed to
implement transportation plans; promoting alternative transportation; promoting
technological advancements in fuel-efficiency, emissions control, and communication which
reduce the need for travel.
- Traffic Engineering
Recommending and designing improvements to traffic signal and pavement marking systems;
designing new street alignments; conducting traffic counts, reviewing accident reports,
and responding to citizen complaints; analyzing the performance of all transportation
modes within the traffic circulation system; reviewing building and development project
plans to ensure accommodation of the additional traffic generated.
This program also
provides staff support for the Bicycle
Advisory Committee (BAC.)
Key Department Contacts