Traffic and Transportation Analysis
The Traffic and Transportation Analysis
unit of Whatcom County Public Works Engineering
uses a variety of techniques to determine the safety and adequacy
of the county roadways throughout Whatcom County and can include
other modes of transportation besides private and commercial vehicles.
In order to accomplish this task, the crew use traffic counters,
review signs and striping for roadways, and review and investigate
Recommendations, made and implemented with public input, provide
for safe operation of roads and county rights-of-way.
Who benefits: private citizens, commercial truck drivers, school
bus drivers, commuters, and the many tourists who visit Whatcom
County each year.
- Traffic counts
- Signing and striping record log
- Citizen, taxpayer, legal inquiries concerning county road
- Future public road and proposed development traffic mitigation,
changes or improvements
- Funding applications