Traffic Authority

Traffic Authority Meeting Info


***At this time speed hump requests have been paused. This pause is temporary and is to allow the Town time to draft a Complete Streets Policy and process for requesting traffic calming in communities. Your patience is appreciated. 

Overview

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
  • MEETINGS MAY BE HELD VIRTUALLY ON ZOOM. PLEASE CHECK AGENDA FOR INFORMATION.

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 request for an item be placed on the Traffic Authority Agenda please click on the See Click Fix link below to submit your request. Please be sure to fill out the complete form with your most up to date contact information. 


See Click Fix link below 

Hamden, CT | SeeClickFix | Submit a request 


***At this time speed hump requests have been paused. This pause is temporary and is to allow the Town time to draft a Complete Streets Policy and process for requesting traffic calming in communities. Your patience is appreciated. 


Traffic Authority questions or requests for traffic calming please use the forms below  and send it to the Local Traffic Agent & Town Engineer,  Stephen White by email to swhite@hamden.com 


Speed Hump(s) Petition

Speed Hump(s) Steps and Requirements

Request for Speed Hump(s)

TRAFFIC CODE: TITLE VII: 

Commissioners/Members

Rhonda L. Caldwell, Madame- Chair
Vaughn M. Willis              
Elaine Dove     
Stephen White, Local Traffic Agent & Town Engineer
Daniel Dunn

Frank LaDore
Nancy Forvil, Clerk

NOTICE OF WEIGHT RESTRICTION ON TODD ST.

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

NOTICE OF WEIGHT RESTRICTION ON Connolly Parkway

Effective October 12, 2022 trucks over 58,000 lbs or 29 tons are restricted from traveling on Connolly Parkway.

Traffic Studies & Reports