Traffic Authority

Traffic Authority Meeting Info

*WHEREAS the October Meeting of the Traffic Authority was rescheduled to Monday, October 18, 2021, to accommodate the Columbus Day holiday on October 11, Community Members are asked to submit their requests to the Chief of Police by noon Thursday, November 4, 2021, to be included on the November 8 Traffic Authority Agenda.  

According to Town procedures, the Agenda is to be posted on the Traffic Authority website by the close of the business day Friday, November 5, 2021.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

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The Traffic Authority, otherwise referred to as the Parking Division in the Charter. The Traffic Authority also serves concurrently with the Police Commission. It has all the powers of municipal parking authorities under the general provisions of Connecticut General Statutes, Chapter 100, as amended.

Citizens, neighborhood associations, schools, organizations, and businesses bring traffic concern and requests for street signs, lights, or street closings for parades, charity, and neighborhood events to the Commission for considerations, investigation, and action. Such requests should be submitted by the 20th day of the month in order to appear on the next month's agenda. The Commission consults with the Police Chief, Town Engineer, Director of Public Works, and/or Town Planner, who provide recommendations.

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 2nd Monday of every month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

View Most Recent Backup for Meetings

To submit public comments to the Traffic Authority on agenda items only, please email:

To request for an item be placed on the Traffic Authority Agenda or Request for Speed Hump(s) please use the below Form(s) and send it to the Traffic Authority c/o Hamden Police Department, 2900 Dixwell Ave, Hamden, CT 06518 Attn: Chief’s Office or by email to Chief’s Administrative Assistant: or by fax: (203) 288-4876

Speed Hump(s) Petition

Speed Hump(s) Steps and Requirements

Request to be added to TA Agenda

Request for Speed Hump(s)


  • Frank LaDore
  • Vaughn M. Willis         
  • Rhonda L. Caldwell     
  • Elaine Dove     
  • Daniel Dunn    
  • Nancy Forvil, Clerk
  • Chief of Police, John Sullivan, Local Traffic Agent


Effective September 1st, 2021 trucks over 14,000lbs or 7 tons are restricted from traveling on Todd St.

Traffic Studies & Reports